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The biggest Martlet news stories from summer 2020

In a summer like no other, the Martlet’s team of student journalists continued to cover stories that matter to students.
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Local independent news has never been more relevant

COVID-19 coverage underscores the necessity of journalism Even with all of its unpredictability, 2020 has proved the importance of local news coverage. Local news helps people learn about local issues,…

Letter from the (outgoing) Editor

As Volume 72 comes to a close, the Martlet's outgoing Editor-in-Chief takes a moment to reflect on the last four years, share a message of gratitude, and say goodbye.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR | Re: Government and law enforcement, please do your jobs

The Martlet would like to take this opportunity to formally apologize to our community for our failure to support our mission statement. We acknowledge that this article’s perspective contributes and…

thank u(vic), next

In the tradition of outgoing Editors-in-Chief of the Martlet, here’s a goodbye to Volume 71 and this EiC's time at the Martlet. And, in a proper tribute, it’s in the…

EDITORIAL | Activism shouldn’t take a summer holiday

As classes end and exam season wraps up, students head back home, jet off to Southeast Asia, or relocate for a four-month internship or co-op in a new city. The…

EDITORIAL | The role of the Martlet in fostering social change

So what is our role as the Martlet? In our efforts to remain objective, we have sometimes shied away from expressing support for students in a way that counters the…

2018 stories of the year

The Martlet’s five biggest stories from the past 365 days A near collapse of a prestigious literary journal, panic about a literal collapse, and the corporate takeover of campus food…

We had an AI reproduce over 70 years’ worth of Martlet content

We had our AI write this past issue for us, and here are some articles that didn’t make the cut! Inspired by screenplays written by AIs, which have been taking…

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