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Who’s Doing What? Dealing with Uneven Distribution of Work in Clubs

Mary Kelley, Scarlet Staff

February 29, 2020

There are many different archetypes within the typical club, more specifically, the one who does all the work, and everyone else. At least that is what everyone tends to think, and typically that is how it tends to turn out. ...

Trump Administration Diverts $3.8 Billion for Wall Funding

Claire McMahon, Scarlet Staff

February 29, 2020

The Pentagon recently diverted $3.8 billion from the Department of Defense, money that Congress had allocated for fighter jets, ships, and other National Guard equipment, to help fund the building of a wall along the Southern bo...

Study Abroad: A Case for CET Prague

Elyse Wyatt, Opinions Editor

February 29, 2020

On January 15th, 2019, I hugged my mom goodbye one last time as I turned to go through security before boarding my flight from Boston to Prague, where I would live for the next four months. I had been dreaming about studying ab...

We Should Mute Mike Bloomberg

February 29, 2020

  In an election that has been dominated by policy and headlines surrounding the amount of power that billionaires have on our political system, it is not surprising that one of the candidates is running on a camp...

Blurring the Lines of Democracy: National Archives Edits Protest Images

Evelyn Ford, Scarlet Staff

February 25, 2020

The National Archives and Records Administration installed photos of the 2017 Women’s March this January in which some words and Trump’s name were blurred from protest posters. The edited photos were replaced with the original...

iPhone 12: Meet The Apple Antenna

Will Mahan, Scarlet Staff

February 25, 2020

When you think of a new iPhone, you wouldn’t be mistaken to think of a futuristic design. However, for the iPhone 12, Apple may plan on bucking this trend in favor of a more retro addition for its new iPhone design. With the...

Trump Announces Floridian Residence Change

Annie Sinert, Scarlet Staff

February 25, 2020

Every year, more and more people move to Florida. At first glance, this decision seems fairly straightforward, as the Sunshine State is known for its year-round warm weather and white-sand beaches. While this may be a driving fac...

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...

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