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Trump’s Financial History and the Great Wealth Transfer

Jason Fehrnstrom, Scarlet Staff

October 19, 2018

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The upheaval concerning Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment process has overshadowed groundbreaking revelations into President Trump’s financial history published by the New York Times. The results of their eighteen month investi...

The Death of Expertise

Elyse Wyatt, Opinions Editor

October 19, 2018

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Tom Nichols came to Clark on Monday, October 15th to address the growing lack of respect for expertise and the general sentiment that the average citizen ought to be taken as seriously as an expert in a given field, especially a...

Campus Election

Colleen Falconer, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018

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I heard very little about Student Council elections prior to Eric Barrese’s Wednesday email reminding me to vote them in. In Clark’s campus elections, almost every candidate that I voted for was running unopposed- with th...

Do Men in Positions of Power Go Too Far?

Drashhti Bilmoria, Layout Editor

October 5, 2018

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In a 2005 interview, Donald Trump stated that when he meets beautiful women, he can just “grab them by the pussy...You can do anything,” Trump claimed in a recorded conversation with a television host.   In 2009, a massage ...

WooSox- A Welcome Change

WooSox- A Welcome Change

September 28, 2018

Brett Kavanuagh vs. Clarence Thomas: A Case of Déjà Vu

Pamela Picerno, Scarlet Staff

September 28, 2018

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Brett Kavanaugh’s reported sexual assault has been wildly speculated about lately. What we know is that Christine Blasey Ford, a Palo Alto University professor, has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party in hi...

The Importance of the Kavanaugh Hearing

Max Elias, Scarlet Staff

September 28, 2018

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The impending confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has become a nebulous back-and-forth, further complicated from the rush job it already is (not to put too fine a point on it, but Mitch McConnell is a hypocr...

The Cold, Hard Facts of Soft Serve’s Superiority

Julie Reed, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2018

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Since the times of Alexander  the Great there has been some form of ice cream in the world of food. Originally, ice cream consisted of snow that was brought down from mountains and flavored with juice and fruits of different v...

The Republican “Resistance” Won’t Save Us

Oscar Kim Bauman, Scarlet Staff

September 21, 2018

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On September 5th, a now-infamous op-ed was published in The New York Times by an anonymous high-ranking government official claiming to be part of “the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.” The piece captured the nationa...

70 Years Since the UN Genocide Convention: What Happened to Never Again?

Hannah King, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2018

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This December marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide. Before the Holocaust, the term “genocide” did not exist. However, one man had already dedicated his l...

Prison Labor: The Modern Slavery

Jacob Lonon, Scarlet Staff

September 14, 2018

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When Congress ratified the 13th Amendment to the Constitution outlawing slavery, it left an important caveat, a single circumstance under which slavery could still be legal in the United States: “Neither slavery nor involuntar...

‘Change Can’t Wait’ For This Democratic Nominee

Matthew Levin-Nussbaum, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2018

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On Tuesday, Sept. 4, Massachusetts voters went to the polls to vote in the 2018 primaries. The Massachusetts primaries went largely as expected. On the federal level Tuesday’s results will have little effect on the partisan m...

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