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Does the Impossible Whopper Make Men Grow Knockers?

Reem Abouchleih, Scarlet Staff

February 14, 2020

In 2018, the mock meat industry grew to be a $5 billion industry; current estimates predict that the industry will be at $85 billion by 2030 (Ubs, 2019). With the number of vegans increasing sevenfold between 2014 and 2019 (Vegan So...

Trumpdate 3

February 14, 2020

On Tuesday, February 4th, Trump opened his State of the Union address with “I am thrilled to report to you tonight that our economy is the best it has ever been. Our military is completely rebuilt with its power unmatched anywhe...

Wall Street Dumbfounded: Tesla Stock Climbs Meteoric 80% in a Month

Logan Rosell, Scarlet Staff

February 14, 2020

Tesla stock is up almost 80% in 2020 alone. That means that if you had bought one share of Tesla stock on January 1st, 2020 for $430, that same share would now be worth $748! You don’t have to be a stockbroker to see that th...

Caucus Chaos

Claire McMahon, Scarlet Staff

February 14, 2020

On February 3rd, almost 200,000 Iowa residents went to their local caucuses to vote for their preferred democratic candidate. The caucus system, which three states currently use, is widely considered to be outdated. Holding ...

The Defense of Zionism in an Age of Anti-Semitism

Monica Sager, Scarlet Staff

February 7, 2020

‘No day is promised to us. You don’t know what’s going to happen,``said DeLuca. “There’s no reason to hide who you are.” Last semester, Shai DeLuca, an expert on CityLine and Canada’s number one interior desig...

A Stateless state? Palestine… to where?

Noor Almaslamani, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

Trump’s administration announced on January 28th, the details of the so-called “Deal of the Century.” The most important details of the deal of the century are the following: If the Palestinians agree, the U.S. wil...

Trumpdate 2: The Trial (Or Lack Thereof)

Raina Carfaro, Scarlet Staff

February 7, 2020

First things first, President Donald Trump was impeached by the United States House of Representatives on December 18th of 2019. The House filed two articles for impeachment against Trump; the first article is for an abuse of powe...

Be the Cavalry, Join a Direct Action

Evelyn Ford, Scarlet Staff

February 7, 2020

When I heard about a group of students planning to block a coal train, I joined the direct action as a reporter. By the end, I was an amateur climate justice activist.  Guided by climate activists Tim DeChristopher and Jay O’Hara, ...

Australian Wildfires Devastate Cities and Wildlife

Evie Ford, Scarlet Staff

February 1, 2020

Unusually severe wildfires continue to rage across the south-east coast of Australia, leaving communities devastated in its wake. Persistent heat and drought can be blamed for the intensity of the fires, but others question the ...

Big Brother Joins Big Tech

Will Mahan, Scarlet Staff

January 31, 2020

Most people in the United States fear infringement into their personal lives. It's the primary reason that the Amazon company has made millions of dollars through their Ring security cameras. Compatible with Amazon’s popular Alexa d...

Playing With Fire Means You’ll Just Get Burned

Annie Sinert, Scarlet Staff

January 31, 2020

Over the course of his Presidency, Donald Trump has only escalated tensions with other countries, further putting the United States in the exact peril he promised to deliver us from. These tensions were further exacerbated by his...

Warren’s Centrism is Painted as the Picture of Progress

Noor Almaslamani, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2020

On January 13, 2020 Elizabeth Warren accused Bernie Sanders of underestimating her capabilities to win the presidency because of her gender. Warren told the media that in 2018 while she was having a private meeting with Sanders,...

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