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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 Trump's 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 Trump's 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,...

NFL Pre-Playoff Divisional Analysis

NFL Pre-Playoff Divisional Analysis

Murphy Eggers, Contributor December 10, 2020

With only four weeks left in the NFL regular season, there are many teams attempting to earn a spot in postseason play. Over the course of this season, some divisions have been dominant and others have...

COVID-19 vaccine coming soon

COVID-19 vaccine coming soon

Murphy Eggers, Contributor November 18, 2020

Throughout 2020 the world has suffered through the COVID-19 pandemic.  For nearly a year, knowledge of COVID-19 has continued to develop greatly, which has informed regulations, successful or not, to...

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Murphy Eggers, Contributor November 5, 2020

Sacha Baron Cohen is known for his comedic presence throughout the globe.  Being among the highest-earning British actors in the world with the likes of Daniel Radcliffe, Rowan Atkinson, and a plethora...

The Notorious Return

The Notorious Return

Murphy Eggers October 21, 2020
"McGregor has a serious opportunity to cement himself as one of the best fighters ever."
Minnesota Sports Continue to Struggle

Minnesota Sports Continue to Struggle

Murphy Eggers, Contributor October 7, 2020

2020 has not been a great year for many people, but if you are a Minnesota sports fan it is a much harder year.  To say that major Minnesota sports teams have been underperforming would be an understatement....

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