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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...

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...

Netflix Inside Job Review

Netflix “Inside Job” Review

Arthur Graham, Contributor November 10, 2021

Netflix’s newest hit adult animation, "Inside Job," has managed to find itself in Netflix’s Top 10 in the U.S. Today. This adult animated comedy follows the protagonist Reagan, through his wacky day...

Yes, We Have Tried Real Socialism

Yes, We Have Tried “Real” Socialism

Avery Heinen, Contributor March 24, 2021

The statement “but real Socialism has never been tried” can be seen on forums across the internet. It really is quite fascinating how convinced many people are by this statement. The underlying implication...

Hypocrisy in Leadership

Hypocrisy in Leadership

Adam Erickson, Contributor December 10, 2020

It is an unfortunate reality that almost all proposed ideas for addressing the Covid-19 pandemic have become partisan. From politicians to the general public, everyone seems to be increasingly set in their...

One rate cut good, three rate cuts bad

One rate cut good, three rate cuts bad

Nathan Harman, Contributor November 8, 2019

Two weeks ago, the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark rate for the third time this year in an attempt to curb a slight slowdown of the economy. Afterwards, officials signaled that this could be the last...

Striking against the anti-Big Tech rhetoric

Striking against the anti-Big Tech rhetoric

Nathan Harman, Contributor October 26, 2019

This is a legitimate quote from Elizabeth Warren in a post on the Medium. This is just one example of many of the resounding call against quote “Big Tech”companies from politicians on both sides...

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