The Scarlet

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...

Virtual Teaching Challenges Professors

Lakpa Sherpa, Contributing Writer

May 8, 2020

On March 12, 2020 at 4:29 pm, the board of trustees and the COVID-19 response team at Clark University sent an email informing students, faculty, and staff about campus closure. The first day students and professors reconnected...

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