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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,...

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...

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