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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...

Iran’s influence on the chaos in Iraq and Syria

Iran’s influence on the chaos in Iraq and Syria

Nakul Suresh, Contributor March 10, 2021

Earlier this year on Feb. 15, a series of rockets struck the Iraqi city of Erbil. Some of these rockets directly hit the U.S.-led coalition base near the Erbil International Airport, while others hit the...

H.R. 1319 - The 'COVID Relief' Bill

H.R. 1319 – The ‘COVID Relief’ Bill

Avery Heinen, Contributor March 10, 2021

The vast majority of major news outlets refer to H.R. 1319 as the “$1.9 trillion COVID relief bill”. Considering how often many of these same news outlets inappropriately use scare quotes, one would...

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...

6 Dr. Seuss Books no Longer to be Published

6 Dr. Seuss Books no Longer to be Published

Sam Ferreira, Contributor March 10, 2021

In the latest string of cancellations, famous children’s author Dr. Seuss has had six books that will no longer be published. This decision by Dr. Seuss Enterprises comes after a long string of other...

What led to the coup in Myanmar?

What led to the coup in Myanmar?

Nakul Suresh, Contributor February 27, 2021

A continued fight for democracy. A strong military presence. Ethnic cleansing of minority groups. A country rife with corruption. These are the harsh realities the people of Myanmar face. This Southeast...

Mercury wooden thermometer stuck on snow shows very low temperatures. Temperatures in Celsius and Fahrenheit degrees. Cold winter weather. Twenty degrees under zero during the day.

Wind Turbines Work Well, Until They Freeze

Max Fagan, Contributor February 25, 2021

As 2021 is off to somewhat of a better start than 2020, the one thing that has been anything but normal has been the weather. The enormous mass of a cold front that originated in Siberia blew through the...

University of Minnesota approves new free tuition program for all campuses

University of Minnesota approves new free tuition program for all campuses

Kevin Dreyer, Contributor February 24, 2021

On Feb. 12, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve a free tuition program for students whose families earn $50,000 per year or less. The program is planned to be in...

Biden Signs Order to Prioritize American Business, Change Contract Law

Biden Signs Order to Prioritize American Business, Change Contract Law

Brandon Prichard, Contributor February 24, 2021

On Monday January 25, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order giving preference to American businesses and supply chain operations in federal agency contracts. While signed at the end of January,...

Rush Limbaugh: Conservative Icon and Talk-Radio Pioneer

Rush Limbaugh: Conservative Icon and Talk-Radio Pioneer

John Quinlan, Contributor February 24, 2021

American talk radio pioneer and conservative icon, Rush Limbaugh, has recently lost his battle with stage 4 lung cancer. The Republican icon led a prolific career in media, and influenced generations of...

The impact of Coronavirus on Construction Contract Language

The impact of Coronavirus on Construction Contract Language

Hunter Lewis, Contributor February 24, 2021

COVID-19 has been a significant point of contention in construction contract language and its ability to excuse a contractor from liability. When contractors sign off on a promise to perform, they enter...

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EA Sports Announces Return of NCAA Football

Jack Radomski, Editor February 11, 2021

EA Sports recently announced that it will be releasing the game NCAA Football again, something that has not happened since 2014. Fans of the popular college football game have pleaded with EA to rejuvenate...

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