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Minority identities aren't costumes for white people to rent at no cost

To take on a name from a marginalized minority group and claim that it is to your advantage is offensive no matter which way you look at it.

Corporate dollars beat student interest too often at CMU

Many of the gifts that Carnegie Mellon has received since Suresh took office, however, have come from financially powerful corporations built on ethically shaky foundations.

Sesame Street marries HBO, moves to “Capitalism Road”

Sesame Workshop has sacrificed its principles in favor of the alluring glow of capitalism.

Middle Class continues to benefit under Obama

President Obama has continued to battle against the largely Republican House of Representatives for the benefit of Middle America.

U.S. should take more initiative in Syrian refugee crisis

Leaving the Syrian refugee crisis to the Europeans does not live up to the United States’ reputation as a world leader.

A Person's Opinion

The Tartan could use a laugh this week. So we asked,
What’s your favorite joke?

CMU makes more progress with new Title IX Office

The Tartan is proud of the steps that the university has taken, and the opening of the Office of Title IX Initiatives is no exception.

Alumna's startup shows how to benefit from CMU

It's important to take advantage of every opportunity Carnegie Mellon can offer, not just within your own major or college.

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