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Kevin Spacey’s Continued Epic Downfall

Sarah Reinbrecht, Scarlet Staff

November 10, 2017

After the scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein, multiple men have been accused of sexual assault. Kevin Spacey, an actor most recently seen on House of Cards, is among the numerous men to undergo various accusations. Fortunatel...

Welcome Home!

Sabrina Hallal, Scarlet Staff

November 9, 2017

In the midst of deciding the location for a new headquarters, Amazon has announced their newest service, Amazon Key, which allows for packages to be delivered just inside your front door. The service, which is available to Amazon Pr...

Mystery in Niger

Sarah Reinbrecht, Scarlet Staff

November 9, 2017

Lack of Answers Surrounding Niger Tragedy Reflects Badly on U.S

Worcester County Family Indicted for Drug Operation

Jason Fehrnstrom, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2017

According to the Brookings institution, a century-old research institution located in Washington D.C., one fifth of Americans live in a state where the recreational consumption of cannabis is legal. In addition, nearly half of Ame...

A Profile in Courage

Andrew Vontzalides, Scarlet Staff

November 9, 2017

During the 2016 Republican primary season, frequent criticisms of now-President Donald Trump could be heard from a multitude of factions within the Republican party. As candidate Trump’s rise became all too real for a party...

No (English-Speaking) Child Left Behind

Alika Gillard, Managing Editor

November 8, 2017

For 15 years, equating just over an entire primary and secondary education, Massachusetts has implemented and committed to Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) in public schools. Question 2, the ballot measure that enacted SEI, was first introduced in 2002, restric...

A Motorist’s Meals-on-Wheels

Max Elias, Scarlet Staff

November 2, 2017

Driving in Worcester has never been enjoyable—or safe for that matter—even when the only thing to contend with is other cars. But now a rising population of teenagers has been dangerously cutting in and out of traffic on their ...

Worcester Prime

Drashhti Bilimoria, Scarlet Staff

November 2, 2017

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

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

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...

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