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The President’s Mistress

Luke Rexing, Contributor September 30, 2022

Recently I was in a lecture for one of my classes that covers two credits that I need to graduate: Race, Power, and Justice in the United States, and Historical Perspectives. The class is called Chasing...

Philanthropic Digital Donations

Philanthropic Digital Donations

Luke Rexing, Writer April 10, 2022

Cryptocurrencies are still making waves throughout many avenues, and the bulls are still hanging on and advocating for a prosperous summer. Recently, Bitcoin prices have been hovering around the mid-$40,000...

Bitcoin Bulls Hold the Line

Bitcoin Bulls Hold the Line

Luke Rexing, Contributor March 28, 2022

Until now, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen a slow and steady decline in value over the past four months. There has been a lot of sideways action and speculation regarding the asset class after...

Masks no more: Exiting the tunnel

Masks no more: Exiting the tunnel

Luke Rexing, Contributer March 24, 2022

The mask mandate has been updated at the University of Minnesota, with a lift on the ban in certain buildings. The face coverings are no longer needed in all residence halls, dining hall areas, or at sporting...

Ye Unhinged

Luke Rexing, Contributor March 2, 2022

The potential “genius” and most controversial rapper of our time, Ye (aka Kanye West), recently dropped a prequel to his last album on February 22, 2022, titled Donda 2. The rapper has been in the...

The Crocodiles of Wall Street Placed Behind Bars

The Crocodiles of Wall Street Placed Behind Bars

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 16, 2022

Ilya Lichtenstein, 34, and his wife Heather Morgan, 31, were recently arrested in the largest financial seizure by government law enforcement in history. The couple has been involved in an ongoing investigation...

Can Crypto Bounce Back?

Can Crypto Bounce Back?

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 2, 2022

The last year has been a wild ride for the 43 million Americans who hold crypto in their portfolios. Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency with the highest market capitalization, is up about 10 percent over the...

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