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The Tradition of Legacy Admissions… Is It Time to End Them?

Jessie Garbeil, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

According to a 2018 Inside Higher Ed survey, 42 percent of private universities and six percent of public universities consider legacy status, and, while most admissions counselors state that it may offer only a “slight advantage,”...

Insomnia Cookies: Not Warm, Not Delicious, But Delivered

Annie Sinert and Mia Levine, Scarlet Staff

September 27, 2019

In the very early hours of Friday September 20th, we were sitting in the third-floor lounge of Bullock hall when we got a sudden craving for something sweet, something crunchy, and something gooey in all the right spots. But wha...

What is Clark’s Future?

Logan Rosell, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

Like much of higher education, Clark University is in a state of constant flux. We live in a world where the economy is restructuring itself around data and automation, making the university degree almost a necessity. We are also...

Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court Justice or Supreme Court Injustice?

Annie Sinert, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

I have been a student at Clark University for just over a month. Within that time, I have made friends, eaten probably too much ice cream from Higgins, explored Worcester, and, unfortunately, been exposed to the harsh realities ...

Remembering 9/11 in the Classroom

Finn Wertz, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

The weather in Worcester on September 11, 2019 was nearly identical to what it was in Lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001. There were not many clouds in the sky, with the temperature in the high sixties. It was the ideal weath...

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

Mary Kelley, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2019

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. ...

The Greendale Mall is Losing Best Buy

Rebecca Levine, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2019

In 2016, the Simon property group, the largest shopping mall operator in the United States, foreclosed on The Greendale Mall. Since the foreclosure, Worcester residents have been asking themselves, “Is the Greendale Mall still ...

The Secret Truth Behind Vaping In America

Will Mahan, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2019

In our society right now, if a person dies from smoking a cigarette, Marlboro and other typical cigarette companies get partially blamed for the victim’s death, yet if a person dies from a vaping connected illness, no one blink...

First Year Orientation

First Year Orientation

September 13, 2019

Orientation

Orientation

September 13, 2019

Democratic Dreams

Chloe Tomblin, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2019

Although the election may be hundreds of days away, the Democratic candidates have been hard at work attending debates, traveling the country, and hosting events. What started as a field of over two dozen candidates has now th...

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