The Scarlet

Politicians and the 47%

September 28, 2012

by Alex Rothfelder Contributing Writer Romney’s 47% comments were startling and appalling for so many reasons.  They complete our understanding of the modern Republican disregard for the lower and middle classes, not to mention th...

The Republican Party’s Countdown to Meltdown:

February 24, 2012

Why can’t Mitt Romney seem to pull away in his bid for the Republican nomination? By Justin Griffin Contributing Writer Without a doubt, the week of February 13th has been the most trying yet for former Governor of Massachuset...

The rise and fall of Herman Cain

November 3, 2011

How his alleged sexual scandal could spell the end of his controversial campaign by Timi Ajayi Scarlet Staff Recently, POLITICO broke the news that Herman Cain, the front runner for the Republican presidential candidate nomination, alle...

Washington’s winners and losers

April 14, 2011

The media is an unfit referee By Stephen Edelstein Alumni Editor Politics are a game, literally. Since the government shutdown has been averted, the only question the mainstream media has been asking is “Who won?” The fac...

China’s star has risen

April 7, 2011

How should the U.S. respond to competition? By Timi Ajayi Scarlet Staff This year’s Forbes ranking of the most powerful people on earth placed China’s Hu Jintao ahead of the President of the United States. That’s understandable c...

To the Editor: Wisconsin unions: counterpoint

March 26, 2011

By Calvin Choi, ‘12 In the March 3rd, 2011 edition of The Scarlet, Gerald E. Buker discussed the Wisconsin bill in his article “What’s disgusting? Union busting!”As of March 18th, the recently passed law, which limit...

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