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  • Event Calendar, Feb. 22 - Feb. 27

    A Fireside Chat with Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.
    Monday, February 22: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. via Zoom

    Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. and James S. McDonnell are giving an inaugural Black Futures Summit presentation this Monday. Join to learn about their initiatives and mission. To register for the presentation, click here.

    Pillbox | February 22, 2021
  • Valentine’s Day: a sentimental experience or a corporate marketing ploy?

    Valentine's Day is the epitome of American consumerism, a glorified marketing tactic businesses nationwide employ to convince consumers to drop boatloads of money on adorable teddy bears, lavish flowers, and delicious chocolates. As many spend the day enriching their significant other with presents and romance, the others are made to sit on the sidelines and watch from the outside. Strangely enoug...

    Forum | February 15, 2021
  • Event Calendar, Feb. 7 - Feb. 12

    INX Limited Speaker Event
    Wednesday, February 10: 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. via Zoom

    The Tartan is hosting a speaker event with Douglas Borthwick, CMU alum and CMO of INX Limited, where he will discuss the future of finance, cryptocurrency, and their new diamond commodity! To RSVP, click this link.

    Pillbox | February 8, 2021
  • The 2021 prediction: a year of unity or 2020 part two?

    As a grueling year filled with the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns, political chaos, and economic uncertainty came to a close, millions cheered from their homes as the Times Square ball dropped on New Year’s Eve. Unsurprisingly, none of the aforementioned tragedies suddenly disappeared. While some had high hopes for the beginning of 2021, political differences proved too divisive and hyperpartisan fo...

    Forum | February 8, 2021
  • Richard Grenell: the Jewish angle

    Richard Grenell has become the focal point of student newspaper articles, opinion pieces, and memes by those who feel strongly about his appointment as a senior fellow to Carnegie Mellon’s Institute of Politics and Strategy (IPS). The fact of the matter is, Grenell’s appointment is not as black-and-white as “conservative bad, liberal good.” Grenell’s [nomination](

    Forum | January 13, 2021

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