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Big Tech in Hot Water

Big Tech in Hot Water

John Quinlan, Contributor September 15, 2021

There is a growing consensus of support for reigning in the power of Big Tech companies. Members of congress, agencies like the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and private companies have all tried targeting...

Crypto in Crisis, El Salvador

John Quinlan, Writer September 15, 2021

Cryptocurrency has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, and it has gained more formality as large institutions begin to use it. Advocates for the use of crypto reached a major milestone on...

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City of Minneapolis begins removal work on barriers in George Floyd Square

Ethan Olson, Editor In Chief June 6, 2021

In the early hours Friday, June 4, the City of Minneapolis and its workers began work on the removal of several portions of the barriers surrounding George Floyd Square and its famed fist statue, erected...

Georgia Voting Law Explained

Georgia Voting Law Explained

John Quinlan, Contributor April 21, 2021

Georgia’s new voting reform law, SB 202, has sparked major controversy over the past few weeks. The left criticizes it as a new form of voter suppression that targets minority voters, while the right...

White Hot Housing Market

White Hot Housing Market

John Quinlan, Contributor April 21, 2021

Looking to buy a home? It might be much harder than you think. Record low interest rates from the Coronavirus pandemic has sent the nation’s real estate market into a frenzy. With low levels of homebuilding...

The Billion Dollar Blockage

The Billion Dollar Blockage

Drew Pellin, Contributor April 21, 2021

The Ever Given, a massive container ship, wound up stuck in the Suez Canal on March 23rd. The canal connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, delivering a route that amounts to 12% of the world’s...

CNN Accused of Propaganda

CNN Accused of Propaganda

Sam Ferreira, Contributor April 21, 2021

Two weeks ago, right-wing news outlet Project Veritas posted a video of a CNN staffer admitting to an undercover journalist multiple wrong doings CNN committed during the 2020 election season.  In...

Neuralink: the Answer to the Future?

Neuralink: the Answer to the Future?

Sam Ferreira, Contributor April 21, 2021

Neuralink Corporation is a neurotechnology company founded by Tesla CEO and Founder Elon Musk. The company was started in 2016 in San Francisco, California. The company’s main focus is the development...

Minnesota Supreme Court: No felony rape charge if the assailant doesn't intoxicate the victim

Minnesota Supreme Court: No felony rape charge if the assailant doesn’t intoxicate the victim

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief March 27, 2021

A person who is sexually assaulted while intoxicated does not fit the designation for a felony charge if he or she consumed the alcohol or drugs voluntarily, the Minnesota Supreme Court said in a ruling...

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Post-Vaccination Visits with the Grandparents

Ben Deters, Contributor March 24, 2021

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 Virus, this year has been unlike any we have seen before. For many families, this outbreak meant a lack of time extended family, with an emphasis on grandparents. As...

Washington Post Corrects Misquotes

Washington Post Corrects Misquotes

Avery Heinen, Contributor March 24, 2021

On November 3, 2020, there were a lot of key races going on across the country. One of these was Georgia’s senate race. Both seats were up for grabs, and both had Republican incumbents. Georgia’s Class...

Biden's $1.9 Billion Spending Spree

Biden’s $1.9 Billion Spending Spree

Max Fagan, Contributor March 24, 2021

President Biden’s $1.9 trillion dollar stimulus package was announced on January 14, and it includes larger stimulus checks, this time more focused toward the hungry, the unemployed, and people who are...

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