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Democratic Dreams

Chloe Tomblin, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2019

Although the election may be hundreds of days away, the Democratic candidates have been hard at work attending debates, traveling the country, and hosting events. What started as a field of over two dozen candidates has now th...

Salad Bar Sally Debuts at Holy Cross

Emma Theisen, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2019

This school year, the College of the Holy Cross introduced Sally to its Hogan Campus Center team. Sally is a robot who specializes in preparing salads for students from 7:30am to 1:00am, and she may add more dishes to her repe...

Boris Johnson’s Boorish Politics

Jessie Garbeii, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2019

On Wednesday, September 4, across the Atlantic Ocean, the British House of Commons voted to require Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask for an extension to Brexit talks, if no deal is reached by the end of October. Prime Minis...

The Need for a Millionaires Tax in Massachusetts

Oscar Kim Bauman, Scarlet Staff

April 26, 2019

Teachers and other workers here in Massachusetts are struggling; and tax reforms to ensure millionaires pay their fair share could help fix that. On April 11th, workers, politicians, and labor advocates testified before the Massachuse...

Beto O’Rourke’s Shaky Case For A Presidential Run

Oscar Kim Bauman, Scarlet Staff

April 5, 2019

 Last November, I was all in for Beto O’Rourke. That is, Beto O’Rourke for Senate. As Democratic fervor over the chance of a “Blue Wave” midterm election rose, I found myself excited for many of the candidates running ...

Beto O’Rourke’s Shaky Case For A Presidential Run

Oscar Kim Bauman, Scarlet Staff

March 30, 2019

 Last November, I was all in for Beto O’Rourke. That is, Beto O’Rourke for Senate. As Democratic fervor over the chance of a “Blue Wave” midterm election rose, I found myself excited for many of the candidates running ...

What Is The Green New Deal?

Maral Askari, Scarlet Staff Member

March 22, 2019

As a set of proposed economic stimulus programs aiming to address climate change and economic inequality, The Green New Deal (GND) has taken over the news recently. The movement began to gain momentum again after the November 2018 e...

The Grind Reopens: The Newly Renovated Space is Met with Ambivalent Feelings

Sarah Reinbrecht, Scarlet Staff

March 22, 2019

On Thursday, March 15, the newly refurbished Grind reopened at 10pm. Clarkies seemed eager to enter the space, as the line to get in stretched out the UC door well after 10pm. Once students were admitted into the Grind, they w...

Juul and Free Market Moralism

Jason Fehrnstrom, Opinions Editor

March 22, 2019

The Juul device, a sleek, chic electronic cigarette which delivers a distinctively powerful punch of nicotine, has become ubiquitous in American society in recent years. Juul, the e-cigarette market’s conspicuous victor, captured 70...

A Manifesto of Hate: The New Zealand Shooting and the Ensuing Social Media Chaos

Maral Askari, Scarlet Staff Member

March 22, 2019

At least 50 people were killed and 48 were injured Friday, March 15th, in a mass shooting in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. The attacker Brenton Tarrant, a 28 year old Australian, has been arrested and will go o...

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