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Ethan Giles, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2017

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Digital cameras have killed spontaneity. Don’t get me wrong, the ability to easily take a picture and upload it to multiple platforms is incredibly useful and helpful in today’s modern world. I could not imagine being the e...

A Shaky Alliance: James Mattis, NATO, and Transnational Defense in 2017

Patrick Fox, Scarlet Staff

February 28, 2017

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While attending a high-profile summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) defense ministers in Brussels on Feb. 15, the acting US Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, presented his counterparts in the transnational alliance w...

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Celine Manneville, Photo Editor

February 20, 2017

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Please do not include me in your Public Displays of Affection (PDA).   Let me explain. It happened last semester, during Thanksgiving in the Café (also known as Cafes-giving). This meal is by far the best dinner serv...

Commemorating the Wrong Man: Reagan Day Established in California

Max Elias, Scarlet Staff

February 20, 2017

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Recently, the governor of California, Jerry Brown, declared that Feb. 6 would be officially recognized as Ronald Reagan Day in the state.  California is new to the party; as of now, 40 governors have declared Reagan Day a holi...

Protecting Local Economy or an Attack on Innovation? Indiana’s Car Sales Bill

Joe Mogel, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2017

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Indiana’s State Legislature is currently considering legislation that could have serious effects on the future of Tesla sales within that state. House Bill 1592 was introduced by Representative Ed Soliday (R), and alters exis...

Banning Steve: Bill to Remove Trump Advisor from National Security Council

Elyse Wyatt, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2017

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There are currently several petitions circulating to have Steve Bannon removed from his position as the chief strategist of the National Security Council, a group of advisors who consult with the president on matters of nationa...

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Ethan Giles, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2017

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Sunday was awful. As a non-Patriots fan living in Patriots country, there is nothing worse than having the Patriots win the Super Bowl. Not only is New England full of the worst sports fans in general, now you all get to be cocky abo...

The Perils of Isolationism: Iran, the US dollar, and Donald Trump in the age of globalization

Patrick Fox, Scarlet Staff

February 14, 2017

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The government of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced on Wednesday, Feb 1 that it would no longer utilize the US dollar for matters of international trade or exchange. News of this abrupt shift in Iranian economic policy was ...

Progressive Lesson Plans: Philadelphia Public Schools Teach Black Lives Matter

Elyse Wyatt, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2017

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To complement Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a teacher’s group of the Philadelphia School district has decided to implement the Black Lives Matter movement as part of the primary and secondary curriculum. This action is building off the...

Remembering the St. Louis: America’s Reactions in Times of Refugee Crisis

Casey Bush, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2017

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On Jan 27, as millions of people commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order arranging a visa ban for refugees from Muslim-majority countries, as well as the shutdown of the U.S. ref...

Manning: Was The Sentence Commutation Justified?

Julia Baldacci, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2017

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In July 2013, United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning  was convicted of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses after disclosing nearly three-quarters of a million classified or unclassified military and diplomatic documents...

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Ethan Giles, Editor in Chief

February 5, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Scarlet Letter

So there’s a lot going on in the world that I could talk about. What’s going on around us is horrifying, things that I never imagined would happen in my lifetime. That being said, there are a number of articles you can fi...

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