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An Open Letter to Anyone Afraid of the Decay of Democracy

Jessie Garbeil, Scarlet Staff

October 26, 2019

In September, a whistleblower revealed that President Donald Trump threatened to withhold military aid to Ukraine if its president did not investigate the business dealings of Hunter Biden, son of Democratic presidential cand...

The Latest Free Speech Debates

Malcolm Jacob, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2019

The line between professionalism and political rhetoric has never been clear-cut. Common means of distributing information, such as TV broadcasts and the Internet, can be used to spread messages to thousands of viewers at once...

A Moot Stuffed With Alligators and Snakes

Mia Levine, Scarlet Staff

October 14, 2019

On Tuesday, October 1st, the New York Times published an article which caused President Donald Trump to go on yet another rant concerning fake news and corruption within the media. The article spouting his tirade was titled “Shoot ...

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Ukraine AND Australia?

October 14, 2019

Is Warren’s Plan to Break up Big Tech a Solution to America’s Second Gilded Age?

Emma Theisen, Scarlet Staff

October 14, 2019

One of the pillars of Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign has been her plan to “break up big tech.” According to her campaign website, this would consist of two main steps: first, creating legislation tha...

In Kashmir, Conflict Strikes Again

Reem Abouchleih, Scarlet Staff

October 14, 2019

Kashmir is no stranger to conflict. The territory is sandwiched between India and Pakistan. In the past seventy years, the region has been a battleground between the two countries. Initially, problems began with the enactment of the...

The iPhone 11

Logan Rosell, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

Apple has recently faced a lot of pressure from a group of people it’s not used to hearing from. No, not angry people with eight miles of cords attached to their non-wireless headphones, stabbed into their phones with a triump...

Vaccination Nation: Privilege and Measles Wreck New York’s First Few Weeks of School

Mary Kelley, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

10% of New York public school students were excluded from class at the beginning of September due to a lack of immunizations. A new law passed in New York revised the legislation about vaccinations, removing religious exemptions i...

Is Impeachment Democratic Justice or Folly?

Constance Wright, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

Ever since his induction in 2017, Democrats have hinted, and outright petitioned, towards starting the process of impeaching President Donald Trump. On September 24, 2019, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially announced a formal i...

Censorship Serves as Barrier to Trump’s Conservative Challengers

Will Mahan, Scarlet Staff

October 4, 2019

What does it mean to be conservative? This is a question that many in the Republican Party have been trying to decipher for decades. Since the end of the Reagan Era, many conservative voices have tried to refine and redefine wh...

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