The Scarlet

Why are books expensive?

January 13, 2009

I just came from the Clark bookstore with a brand new paperback in hand.  "On Modern Jewish Politics" by Ezra Mendelsohn is a slim volume; only 168 pages including notes and index.  How much did it cost? $50.00.  Why did it...

Campus security

December 3, 2008

There is going to be a discussion of campus security on December 9 (this coming Tuesday) in the Grind at 7:00p.m.  Given all of the muggings that have occurred this semester, as well as the incidents at Holy Cross, it's about...

Dukakis at Clark

November 14, 2008

Mike Dukakis just finished giving a very good speech on the importance of "reality-based" learning in universities.  He discussed the myriad successes of his distinguished public service career, and how academia did not contribute...

The state of your student government

November 6, 2008

For those of you who are interested in the actions of Studco/CUSC, I thought I should give you a "head's up."  They've moved their meeting times from 7:30p.m. on Wednesdays to 9:00p.m.  Why? Because our illustrious student council...


November 3, 2008

Here's a message sent to the Scarlet by Studco President Abishek Raman on Sunday, Nov. 2: "the Clark Undergraduate Student Council will be referred to as 'CUSC' in the abbreviated form instead of 'Stud Co'." Would it have been too ...

It’s 2:40 a.m.

October 23, 2008

This should give you an idea of what we go through every week.  It is currently 2:40 a.m.  The News and Opinions sections are done.  There is no content on p.13 in Living Arts, but we're working on that.  The Sports section...


October 23, 2008

Welcome to the Scarlet blog.  The purpose of this blog is to provide interested (or bored) Clarkies with a place to discuss issues of campus life, events, etc.  We'll also be posting previews of upcoming issues, commentary,...

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