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Food waste: a worldwide problem with billions of dollars at steak

Food waste: a worldwide problem with billions of dollars at steak

Danny Panken, Contributor

October 24, 2019

Since the 1970’s the population growth rate of Earth has slowly begun to decrease, reaching its peak in 1969 at an annual growth rate of 2.12%, according to the World Bank Group. Since then it has been steadily decreasing as the human population growth has continued on a steady decline to 1.10%, where it si...

Kris Humphries: former Gopher, current entrepreneur

Kris Humphries: former Gopher, current entrepreneur

Ben Dettmer, Contributor

September 12, 2019

It’s not often that a basketball player of Kris Humphries’ caliber is most known for something completely unrelated to sports.  Then again, it’s not often that two people are married for as short a time as 72 days—which is how long the former Gopher was married to ubertalented reality TV star and meg...

The sub is sinking

The sub is sinking

William Engstrom, Contributor

September 12, 2019

After years of being the front runner of the healthy fast food movement, Subway and its ‘Eat Fresh’ motto aren’t so fresh anymore. As hundreds of stores close each month, it’s crazy to think that there may not be a Subway restaurant every five miles anymore. With over 42,000 locations in some 100 d...

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