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Why are there firecrackers going off outside?

February 4, 2009

I'm sitting here at the office writing this week's Scarlet Letter and there are firecrackers going off outside.  Which got me thinking: you know how some people celebrate Christmas in July? Maybe we should celebrate Independ...

shameless self-promotion

February 4, 2009

Just to let everyone know, you can now get The Scarlet in the Caf (news rack right as you walk in) and at the Academic Commons, near the ITS desk.  We'll also have newspaper racks in the dorms soon.  Just try avoiding The Scar...

Worcester: the Keith Richards of cities

January 19, 2009

Worcester is hard to figure out.  On the one hand, it's a poster child for urban decay.  It's not very pleasant to look at and seems generally unremarkable.  And you'd be hard pressed to find a Clarkie whose car hasn't been...

campus security

December 10, 2008

I went to the "Open Forum on Campus Safety" tonight and, no, I didn't take escort... Look for a recap in this week's issue of The Scarlet.

student council meeting 12/3

December 7, 2008

A quick recap of this week's student council meeting... The council discussed clarifying procedures for funding, specifically things they will not fund (gas, personal expenses, services provided for members of the club, non-clark...

Week of 12/04/08

December 4, 2008

The council discussed clarifying procedures for funding, specifically things they will not fund (gas, personal expenses, services provided for members of the club, non-clark students, and transportation). Read More »...

Dukakis at Clark

November 14, 2008

Mike Dukakis just finished giving a very good speech on the importance of "reality-based" learning in universities.  He discussed the myriad successes of his distinguished public service career, and how academia did not contribute...

Obama wins presidency

November 5, 2008

It's official, Barack Obama will be the next President of the United States. CNN later called 333 electoral votes for Obama, 155 for McCain.  They also called 51% of the popular vote for Obama with 65% of votes recorded. The...

Censorship?!

November 3, 2008

Here's a message sent to the Scarlet by Studco President Abishek Raman on Sunday, Nov. 2: "the Clark Undergraduate Student Council will be referred to as 'CUSC' in the abbreviated form instead of 'Stud Co'." Would it have been too ...

Nader speech

October 25, 2008

Ralph Nader just finished giving his speech in the Grace Conference Room.  He spent most of it talking about corporate crime and how Obama and McCain are soft on it.  He also pledged support for universal healthcare and diplomatic...

Apparently, Ralph Nader is coming to Clark University

October 24, 2008

I got an e-mail late last night from Jane Salerno saying that Ralph Nader is coming to Clark tomorrow (Saturday).  He'll be stumping in the Lurie Conference Room in the UC for all of 20 minutes (from 5:10-5:30).  Apparently,...

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