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Clarkies vs. Coronavirus

Luis Santos, News Editor

March 23, 2020

I was informed to an extent, or rather, I knew nothing of the details until I watched “Why Shane Dawson is PARANOID, investigating the Mysteries of Coronavirus,” a video posted about two weeks ago, by a YouTube drama channel...

Mercadito Returns for a Festive Evening

Malcolm Jacob, Scarlet Staff

February 29, 2020

On the night of Saturday, Feb. 22, Clark University’s Latin American Student Organization (LASO), put on their annual Mercadito event. Mercadito, which means “little market” in Spanish, is a chance for students to come...

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

Sarah Reinbrecht, Scarlet Staff

February 29, 2020

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...

Editor Of The Week: Arianna Reyes

Will Mahan, Scarlet Staff

February 28, 2020

The Scarlet: “So Ari, you have been a big part of the Scarlet for a while now. Tell us how it all began.” Ari: “Well I was a freshman, and I really didn’t know what I wanted to do at Clark. I found the Scarlet through...

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...

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