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Non-fungible Tokens (NFT): The Future of Art

Murphy Eggers, Contributor December 3, 2021

The biggest innovation in finance over the past year has been the emergence of Non-fungible tokens. Non-fungible tokens or NFTs can be anything digital from art pieces to trading cards.  NFTs use the...

UK Rap - Hottest artists coming from overseas

UK Rap – Hottest artists coming from overseas

Murphy Eggers November 11, 2021

Over the past couple of years, the world has seen a wide array of styles of music emerge.  One of the biggest genres of music that has quite a few variations is hip-hop.  No matter what part of the United...

Rent Stabilization Measure to be Voted on in St. Paul

Rent Stabilization Measure to be Voted on in St. Paul

Murphy Eggers, Contributor October 13, 2021

This fall voters in St. Paul will decide on a rent stabilization ordinance to be introduced. Rent policies have been a topic of discussion among economists for a long time.  On the surface level, rent...

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing entitled Protecting Kids Online: Testimony from a Facebook Whistleblower on Capitol Hill, October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Haugen left Facebook in May and provided internal company documents about Facebook to journalists and others, alleging that Facebook consistently chooses profit over safety. (Photo by Jabin Botsford-Pool/Getty Images)

Facebook Whistleblower Testifies to Senate

Murphy Eggers, Contributor October 13, 2021

If you attempted to check your Facebook feed early last week and got an error, you are not alone.  Early last week, Facebook had a major network outage for nearly 5 hours before the problem was resolved. ...

Cryptocurrencys Massive Environmental Impact

Cryptocurrency’s Massive Environmental Impact

Murphy Eggers September 29, 2021

In an age of constantly emerging technology, there are endless possibilities that could not be recently achieved. One of the most recent innovations in technology, cryptocurrency, has taken the world by...

Operation Varsity Blue: The College Admissions Scandal

Operation Varsity Blue: The College Admissions Scandal

Murphy Eggers, Contributor April 21, 2021

In March 2019, the biggest college admissions scandal was exposed and brought to an end.  This scandal involved America’s most elite and wealthy paying to get their children into the most prestigious...

I Think You Should Leave Review

I Think You Should Leave Review

Murphy Eggers, Contributor March 24, 2021

With COVID-19 keeping many people inside their homes with nothing to do but binge watch shows on Netflix and other popular streaming platforms, many shows emerged to be very prevalent throughout popular...

Violent Shooting Leaves Eight Dead in Atlanta

Violent Shooting Leaves Eight Dead in Atlanta

Murphy Eggers, Contributor March 24, 2021

On March 16, 2021, a gunman carried out a despicable act of terror shooting 9 people and killing 8 in Atlanta, Georgia.  These attacks happened at three Atlanta-area massage parlors over a three hour...

Donald Trumps First Public Appearance at CPAC 2021

Donald Trump’s First Public Appearance at CPAC 2021

Murphy Eggers, Contributor March 10, 2021

On March, 28 former President Donald J. Trump made his first appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida.  The whole weekend was filled with heavy anticipation ahead...

What Will a Higher Minimum Wage Really Do?

What Will a Higher Minimum Wage Really Do?

Murphy Eggers, Contributor February 24, 2021

  In Biden’s first weeks of his presidency he has signed a record amount of executive orders.  The contents of Biden’s agenda has a plethora of proposals that set their sights to try to help...

Netflix Tops Nomination Count in Golden Globes

Netflix Tops Nomination Count in Golden Globes

Murphy Eggers, Writer February 10, 2021

Over the past year, the entertainment industry has taken a big shot from the ongoing pandemic.  Many movies, shows, and other productions have had their release dates pushed back further into the future...

President Trumps Final Pardon List

President Trump’s Final Pardon List

Murphy Eggers January 27, 2021

As Donald J. Trump’s four years came to a close, one of the central topics of debate was who he was going to grant clemency to.  Throughout his presidency, Trump gave pardons every once in a while,...

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