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The Disproportionate Effects of COVID-19 On Women

Raina Carfaro, Scarlet Staff

October 9, 2020

  We have been in the Pandemic for over seven months. In our country alone, 7.6 million have been infected, 210,000 people have died, and millions have been left unemployed. Not only is the country an economic and emo...

Tick-tock… the Future of the Popular Social Media App Remains Unclear as Full Ban Draws Near 

Constance Wright, Scarlet Staff

October 2, 2020

For the past few months, President Trump has threatened to ban the popular short-form video app, TikTok, in the United States. He initially stated on July 31 that, “as far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the Uni...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Tzaddika 

Mia Levine, Apprentice

October 2, 2020

I was with friends preparing to have a customary Rosh Hashana feast when the news about Ruth Bader Ginsburg dropped. NPR posted a breaking tweet that officially stating her death. Someone messaged our group chat about the tweet ...

A Designer Face Mask? Boss or BS?

David Covarrubias, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2020

As the virus continues to persist, so does the new norm of wearing  face masks. Every time we leave our home or dorm room, we take this essential item with us. The face mask has been synonymous with the virus, and many of us...

The‌ ‌Not-So-Honorable‌ ‌Succession‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Honorable‌ ‌Justice‌ ‌Ginsburg‌ ‌

Raina Carfaro, Scarlet Staff

October 2, 2020

On September 18th, the news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death spread through the country and with it came shocks of grief and terror. RBG dedicated her life to the study of law and the deliverance of just...

Armed Campus Police on Clark University’s Campus Raises Eyebrows

David Covarrubias, Scarlet Staff

September 18, 2020

Some Clark students believe, unequivocally, that armed police are not needed on our campus, and that the arming of University Police stokes fear amidst deep strife around the country.  This past Friday, students were questi...

Why Mail-In Voting Works

Why Mail-In Voting Works

September 18, 2020

ACAB includes Kamala Harris

Mary Kelley, Scarlet Staff

September 18, 2020

Do not mistake this article: Vote Biden 2020, but be aware of what you are voting for and recognize that the significance of this election has pushed American voters into a corner. Choose the lesser of the two evils, but recognize...

Letter to the Editor: Promoting the Decker/Garballey 100% Renewable Energy Act

Valerie Vong, Contributing Writer

July 11, 2020

To the editor: Climate change is an existential threat to every single life form on this planet. For years, confirmation of climate change has been evident and rampant, and will only continue to impact our environment if leaders...

Letter to the Editor: The Need for Youth Voter Turnout

Izzy Oehlerich, Contributing Writer

June 25, 2020

Democracy is constantly being challenged in our world today. We as Americans need to remain true to our values and take advantage of our right to vote. Getting a strong and consistent youth voter turnout is so important in upcoming ...

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...

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