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Local Elections, National Questions: Worcester’s City Council and School Committee Races

Sabri Bilsel, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2019

On Tuesday, November 5, a large number of incumbents were re-elected during the Worcester Municipal elections. On the ballot in Tuesday’s elections were the following: the Office of the Mayor, positions at large for Worceste...

The Clark Website Uses Cookies to Track Users

Claire McMahon, Scarlet Staff

November 1, 2019

Clark University is now one of 44 colleges in the United States that tracks prospective students who visit the school’s website and also engage in email correspondence with the school. Internet servers have long used cookies and ...

CUSC in Brief, 10.03.19

Drashhti Bilimoria, Layout Editor

October 14, 2019

This week’s Council meeting began with a brief introduction by a speaker with the New Voters Project. He emphasized the importance of student voting, as there are a large segment of unregistered student voters. Standing com...

You’re Not A-Loan: The Implications of Rising Student Debt

Sarah Reinbrecht, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

The Student Borrower Protection Center reports that “44 million Americans [are] saddled with student loan debt; $1.6 trillion [have] outstanding debt across the country; [and] 1-in-4 borrowers [are] behind on their student l...

CUSC in Brief, 9.26.19

Drashhti Bilimoria, Layout Editor

October 4, 2019

This week’s CUSC meeting started off with all representatives taking their headshots while attendance was taken. After the reading of last week’s minutes was tabled, Council heard updates from the various committees.  Gr...

New Program for Mental Health Support Introduced

Claire McMahon, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

A new mental health service for students called Protocall, a 24/7 telephonic support system for students, will become available in November. The Center for Counseling and Personal Growth (CPG) is a crucial dimension to Cla...

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