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UK proposes to regulate internet platforms and punish offenders

Alex Rajakovich, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2019

Filed under Business

On Monday April 11, Britain proposed a new set of safety laws that would “slap penalties on social media companies and technology firms if they fail to protect their users from harmful content,” according to Business Day. In...

Nike faces Michael Avenatti in major bribery scandal

Matthew Meyer, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2019

Filed under Business

As the story surrounding Lawyer Michael Avenatti continues to develop, more people are being brought into the spotlight with accusations. The former legal representative of Stormy Daniels in her court battle against President...

Uber vs. Lyft: The Battle for Rideshare Domination

André Alamina, Columnist

April 14, 2019

Filed under Business

If I were writing this article, say, five years ago, you would probably be confused by its title. There was no “battle” in the ride-share market back in 2014. There was Uber, which at the time controlled over 93% of the market,...

WOW Airlines leaves thousands stranded in Iceland

Mike Ulishney, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2019

Filed under Business

The big purple plane that is the trademark of WOW Airlines may be their trademark no more. According to NBC, in late March, WOW Airlines became the next victim of failing budget airlines. Flying over 3.5 million people across...

March Madness has significant effect on business productivity

Mike Ulishney, The Carroll News

March 28, 2019

Filed under Business

Avid college basketball fan or not, it is the time of the year again when friends, families and coworkers gather around their televisions and computer screens to watch the thrilling Division-I basketball tournament known as Marc...

Recession alarm bells being rung by U.S. bond market

Matthew Meyer, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

Filed under Business

One of the United States’ most accurate economic predictors just signaled an oncoming recession. On  Friday, March 22, the United States Treasury long-term to short-term bond spread plunged into the negative, depicting an “inver...

Column: “Tell me about yourself”

André Alamina, Columnist

March 28, 2019

Filed under Business

There is probably no single question that gives interviewees more anxiety than “Tell me a little bit about yourself.” It is almost always the first question that an interviewer will ask, but despite full knowledge that th...

Column: Work smarter, not harder.

Riley Sharp, Buisness/Finance Editor

March 28, 2019

Filed under Business

Instagram. It’s not simply a photo-sharing app, but rather a vessel for dreams, a platform for performance and weapon of justice. It’s a place of comfort for the lonely. It’s a service for the curious, with constant content strea...

Jeff Bezos, The National Enquirer and all the blackmail details

Alex Rajakovich, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Filed under Business

Jeff Bezos, CEO and mastermind of Amazon and the world’s richest man, publicly announced on Twitter his divorce from MacKenzie Bezos, his wife of 25 years, in early January. The decision came after a trial separation and a new...

Gucci creative director breaks silence amid controversy

Madeline Hanna and Riley Sharp

February 13, 2019

Filed under Business

Gucci, one of the most famous and popular luxury fashion brand is known for creating new and irresistible, code-breaking fashion that captivates consumers. In doing so, they have been able to sell their merchandise at extremely...

Column: Wheelin’ & dealin’… with inaccessibility

Riley Sharp, Business & Finance Editor

February 13, 2019

Filed under Business

As someone who has seen firsthand the effects cerebral palsy can have on those managing it, the family and the community, I can say with confidence that American culture is not catering to the disabled nearly as much as we think...

Column: Will climate change kill capitalism?

Dominic Gordon, Guest Columnist

February 13, 2019

Filed under Business

Economic growth under capitalism might be coming to an end. This might not be a bad thing. A proposed future economic system pans both socialism and capitalism as overly dependent on growth. “Growth is going to come to an...

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