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News of the Weird #2: Five Odd Topics in News this Week

Hannah Ortiz, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

In Florida, two men were caught with bags full of drugs which were each labeled “Bag Full of Drugs.” The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol arrested both men, who were carrying meth, GHB, co...

Clark’s Transitioning Compost Program: What to Know

Malcolm Jacob, Scarlet Staff

February 14, 2020

As of January 1, Clark University has not been collecting compost outside of dining facilities. But what does this transition mean for the future? And how has the practice changed over the years? The history of composting at Clark is actual...

Lack of Unity at Union Station

Jacob Vider, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

For Clark University students planning a visit into Boston, the trip can involve a train ride into the city on the commuter rail, starting at Union Station. In recent years, Worcester’s transportation system has been the subject of ...

Poker Theory At Clark: The Art of Card Dealing

Benjamin Laverde, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

Poker is still a mystery and largely unsolved. The possibilities for hands and different strategies around bluffing are nearly infinite. It was not until January 2017 when a computer, developed by researchers at Carnegie Mell...

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

Hannah Ortiz, Scarlet Staff

February 14, 2020

A minister from Ohio says he wishes to sue the National Football League, Pepsi, and several cable companies after he viewed this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. He firmly believes that the show was capable of sending hi...

CUSC in Brief: Feb. 6

Drashhti Bilimoria, Layout Editor

February 14, 2020

This week’s Clark University Student Council (CUSC) meeting was the first meeting that included all of Council’s newly sworn-in members, and the e-board provided dinner from the New China Lantern to celebrate. During dinner, st...

Kobe Bryant’s Tragic Death, TMZ’s Tragic Reporting, and Tragic Truths

Mary Kelley, Scarlet Staff

February 7, 2020

At 9:47am on Sunday, January 26, 2020, a helicopter crash was reported to the Los Angeles Police. By 11:24pm, TMZ had already released a story detailing the crash, which killed nine people including basketball legend Kobe Bryant a...

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