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Worcester Prime

Drashhti Bilimoria, Scarlet Staff

November 2, 2017

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In early September, online retail giant Amazon announced that they were soliciting bids from interested cities to build its second headquarters in North America, the first to be built outside of Seattle. Preferred qualificatio...

The Long Road to Recovery

Andrew Vontzalides, Scarlet Staff

November 2, 2017

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The pernicious effect of the rise of opiate addiction in the United States has been ravaging countless communities that have lost a sense of direction, purpose, and hope.  As the social fabric of communities begins to atroph...

Should Gun Control be Reformed?

Arianna Reyes, Scarlet Staff

November 2, 2017

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After the Las Vegas Massacre that occurred on Oct. 1, gun control is a major topic of conversation. Stephen Paddock, the gunman who committed the mass tragedy, had up to 20 firearms in his hotel room. He took to the Route 91 H...

Little Packs of Pills

Sarah Reinbrecht, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017

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Accessibility is a major factor in purchasing any product. For a product to be successfully bought, it needs to be accessible. Birth control, particularly oral contraceptives, are no different; if it is not accessible, birth ...

Red, White, and Green

Red, White, and Green

October 6, 2017

I’m Working on It

Ari Reyes, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017

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Feeling comfortable in a public space is generally something everyone wants, especially in a place like the gym. However, sometimes this isn’t the case due to body shaming by others who are working out at the gym, with people gaw...

United We Kneel?

United We Kneel?

October 6, 2017

Yemen: A state of Injustice

Hannah King, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017

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In the last two years, more than 4,600 civilians have been killed in Yemen, and the United States seems to be complicit.   Yemen is currently considered the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Not only are civilians being ...

Digitized Theft

Mike Cox, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017

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On September 13, 2017 I had the honor of standing shoulder to shoulder with the ACLU, Prison Policy Initiative, Prisoners’ Legal Services, and community activists in the Massachusetts State House. We offered testimony in support...

Can We Handle The Other Side?

Rebecca Thaler, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017

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How does one separate the political sphere  from the personal? This is an age-old concept which seasoned debaters and politicians alike have been trying to master. Recently, I participated in a rather spontaneous debate that ...

Scarlet Letter

Ethan Giles, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2017

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Digital cameras have killed spontaneity. Don’t get me wrong, the ability to easily take a picture and upload it to multiple platforms is incredibly useful and helpful in today’s modern world. I could not imagine being the e...

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