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The Impeachment Inquiry for Dummies

Raina Carfaro, Scarlet Staff

December 6, 2019

Let’s begin with the players. On the offense we have Nancy Pelosi as The Speaker of The House and Adam Schiff as The Chair of the House Intelligence Committee. These two are the ones who first launched the investigation. On ...

Trump’s Trade War Leads to Increase in Farmer Suicides

Evelyn Ford, Scarlet Staff

December 6, 2019

Somewhere in the heart of America, a small farm closes. Forced to choose between exorbitant debt, bankruptcy, or selling their livelihood, another farmer is left jobless.  Since President Donald Trump increased tariffs on Chinese import...

Racism on the Rise at Syracuse University

Annie Sinert, Scarlet Staff

December 6, 2019

Syracuse University is widely recognized by teenagers as one of American’s best party schools. You hear the words “Syracuse University” and immediately associate it with partying, alcohol poisoning and fraternities. Wha...

…But What Comes After?

Jessie Garbeil, Scarlet Staff

December 6, 2019

Imagine this: It is Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The 2020 presidential election is over. There is a light, bitter rain falling outside; the sun hides behind a sprinkling of gray clouds. Someone walks into their lawn, rain boo...

Gateway Drug ? More like Gateway out of the Democratic Race

Mia Levine, Scarlet Staff

December 6, 2019

At a town hall in Las Vegas, Nevada, a participant asked current presidential nominee Joe Biden if his stance has changed on recreational marijuana. The question referred to Biden’s comment made during the Obama era in which h...

In Preparation for the Apocalypse, Weigh Your Options Carefully

Jessie Garbeil, Scarlet Staff

November 22, 2019

Eighteen Democrats are seeking the presidential nomination in 2020 - they come from across the country and even into the Pacific, are career politicians or self-styled political outsiders, and promise a vast range of elaborate polic...

Violence and Unrest in Bolivia Over Possibly Fraudulent Election

Evelyn Ford, Scarlet Staff

November 22, 2019

The political future of Bolivia hangs in the balance as the country scrambles to understand the events of the 2019 presidential election and clashes between political parties intensify.  Suspicion of electoral fraud in the election...

Viva Las Vegas Loop Begins

Will Mahan, Scarlet Staff

November 22, 2019

Enacting bold and unprecedented projects is nothing new to Elon Musk, the C.E.O. of TESLA and SpaceX. This week it was announced that Elon Musk’s “The Boring Company” has begun digging its ground-breaking transportation system in La...

What’s Really Happening at the Border?

Malcolm Jacob, Scarlet Staff

November 22, 2019

News on the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border is not hard to come by. Turn on the TV any day and you run the chance of seeing reporters visiting facilities in Texas or Arizona. There are lawmakers debating the adequate amount of...

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained

Gari De Ramos, Scarlet Staff

November 22, 2019

Two weeks ago, I saw a video of police charging at protestors just several feet away from the Pizza Hut where I celebrated my 12th birthday. Today, I see footage of the University of Hong Kong, a school many of my former clas...

Political Ads, Twitter, and Neo-Nazis

Mia Levine, Scarlet Staff

November 22, 2019

Most people in today’s world love social media. Popular social media apps include Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Each of these platforms has differing user factors and offer different types of content. Facebook is - or su...

The War on Drugs in 2019: Far From Over

Holly Walker, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2019

The United States has been engaged in a so-called “War on Drugs” since President Richard Nixon announced it as part of his “law and order” presidency in 1971; nearly five decades later, it does not appear to be losing...

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