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Mail Bombings: Trump’s Violent Words Are Put Into Action

Oscar Bauman, Scarlet Staff

November 1, 2018

Last week, more than 13 pipe bombs were sent through the mail to prominent Democrats, including former President Obama, Hillary Clinton, the New York offices of CNN, and liberal financier George Soros. On October 26, Cesar Say...

Governor Baker’s #MeToo Blind Spot

Oscar Kim Bauman, Scarlet Staff

October 26, 2018

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has, unlike most of his fellow Republicans, positioned himself as an ally of the #MeToo movement. He spoke out against casino mogul Steve Wynn when the latter was accused of sexual assault, ...

Capitalism, Socialism, and the Environment

Jason Fehrnstrom, Scarlet Staff

October 26, 2018

A landmark report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released an ominous, urgent report that indicates the world may see a precipitous ecological unraveling in merely two decades. The panel had been dev...

Trump’s Financial History and the Great Wealth Transfer

Jason Fehrnstrom, Scarlet Staff

October 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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