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News of the Weird: 5 Odd Topics in News this Week

Phoebe Cohen, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2020

Put Your Heart Into It In Verviers, Belgium, construction workers at the city’s old stone fountain renovation site got a hearty surprise encased in the rock. The city’s former mayor, Pierre David, had his heart prese...

Markey, Kennedy, and The Future of The Democratic Party

Everett Beals, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2020

September 3, 2020, marked the end of a long, fierce contest between incumbent Senator Edward Markey, and challenger, Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III. On election day, Markey emerged the winner of the Massachusetts U.S. Senat...

Woodchucks, blind dates, and exotic pasta: Alternative things to do in COVID quarantine

Will Clark, Scarlet Staff

June 5, 2020

Lately, I’ve been prowling around my typical news outlets (the Globe, the Post, the barrage of Elizabeth Warren emails I’m still getting) and none of them has dared to leave the pale of boring, cliched suggestions for entertaining...

Morocco to Manhattan: A Perilous Journey Home

Lukas Pomerville, Contributing Writer

May 18, 2020

Wearing a black baseball cap with “The Scarlet” printed on it in red letters, Gari De Ramos ‘21 sits in New York at her kitchen table doing work on her laptop. She is accompanied by her father in the nearby living room and...

COVID-19 Changes Summer Plans

Anas Shaikh, Contributing Writer

May 18, 2020

“It’s one thing for the virus to take away school, but now our summer plans too?” says Anna Kaplan, a second year at Clark. Kaplan is one of many students here who’s readjusting her plans because of the coronavirus pandemic. Kaplan,...

Clarkies Respond to Pandemic’s Impacts

Ksenija Scahill, Contributing Writer

May 18, 2020

First year Amelia Gantt was hoping that the coronavirus could be contained in early March until she heard the news that she would be returning to her home in Alexandria, Virginia. “I remember telling myself that I wouldn’t...

Whipping Up a Recipe: How Clarkies are Eating in Quarantine

Ivor Dolan, Contributing Writer

May 16, 2020

Many college students find cooking on their own to be a daunting task. “Cooking is scary but it’s fun if you keep trying it,” says Sam Rubel, a graduating senior at Clark. Rubel is socially isolating alone at a family house...

COVID-19 Altering Plans for College Students and Administrations

Lamyah Husain, Contributing Writer

May 16, 2020

One in six seniors in high school who expected to attend a four-year college before the novel coronavirus outbreak now think they will choose a different path this fall. Three out of five students, though still intending to enroll...

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