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AKOG in the Midst of a Crossroads to Diversify

Joanna Monge, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018

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All Kinds of Girls (AKOG) has undergone major changes in their structure and management to address observations by mentors of color in order to meet the needs of the young girls of color they mentor. The change began in 2015, starting ...

Growing C.S. Major Sparks Excitement and Frustration

Melanie Rotax, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018

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Growing C.S.  Major Sparks Excitement and Frustration   By Melanie Rotax Contributing Writer   In recent years, Clark’s computer science (CS) program has seen a sharp increase in majors, a source of both excitement ...

Capturing and Eroding the Self: From Self-Portraiture to the Selfie

Daniel Juarez, Managing Editor

April 16, 2018

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Intrigue gripped attendees of the penultimate event in the Higgins School of Humanities’ lecture series, “Capturing and Eroding the Self: From Self-Portraiture to the Selfie,” at the Higgins Lounge in Dana Commons. Featuri...

Students Pack Boston’s Streets Advocating for Gun Safety

Nandita Modhubonti, Living Arts Editor

April 16, 2018

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“Not one more,” is the first sentence of the mission statement of the March For Our Lives movement, a student-led demonstration that took place nationwide. The movement had 800 chapters nationwide and was organized by Never Agai...

Worcester Cannabis Club Succeeds In Spite of Political Controversy

Jason Fehrnstrom, Scarlet Staff

April 16, 2018

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The Summit Lounge, a membership-based non-profit social club oriented towards the recreational and medicinal consumption of cannabis has simultaneously evoked feelings of excitement and consternation among the citizenry of Worceste...

Ikrave Enters The Worcester Breakfast Scene

Ben Forman, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2018

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Before the sun even rises, burners are hot and coffee is brewing as the air in Main South becomes saturated with the familiar smells of breakfast. The wide array of restaurants creates fierce competition for customers as people choose ...

Clark Students Work to Bridge the Gender Gap in STEM Fields

Kate Summers, Scarlet Staff

March 2, 2018

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Women hold only 24 percent of jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), despite the fact that, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration, women make up 48 percent of the...

Drawbacks of the New Wave

Daniel Juarez, Managing Editor

March 2, 2018

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Numerous insightful discussions filled Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons, as the Higgins School of Humanities hosted its dialogue event this past Thursday, titled “The Worlds We Live In: A Community Conversation.” Aiming to ...

University Police on How to Respond to an Active Shooter Event

Monica Sager, Scarlet Staff

March 2, 2018

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On Dec. 2, eleven church members walked into the police station. They themselves were not in trouble, but were there to learn about wrongdoings in the news recently. The classroom was full of badges and graduating class plaques—...

A New Generation of Female Political Activists

Sarah Conroy, Scarlet Staff

February 19, 2018

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About this time last year, Hannah Smith (’19) was asked by her advisor, Professor Heather Silber Mohamed, if she would be interested in New Leadership New England. With a passion for politics and a desire to be a female lea...

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