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An arm and a leg for gas

An arm and a leg for gas

Alyssa Abke, Editor March 24, 2022

Why do we care so much about the price of gas when we are willing to spend our entire savings account at college bars each Saturday night? Most local places in the Minneapolis area are charging about $4.00...

What exactly happened to Toys R Us?

What exactly happened to Toys R Us?

Avery Gammie, Contributor February 7, 2022

The beloved company Toys R Us was a staple for many childhoods. First adopting their name in 1957, Toys R Us quickly became a tycoon in the world of toy sales. Toys R Us prided itself on always having...

Crypto’s uncertain future

Crypto’s uncertain future

Avery Gammie, Contributor February 3, 2022

For those who do not know, cryptocurrency, also referred to as crypto, is a decentralized digital currency. Over the past several years, some countries have begun to restrict the use of cryptocurrency....

The most expensive NFT ever sold ($580 million).

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...

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...

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