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Stock Market Crash Reveals New Strategy for Investors

The unprecedented COVID-19 has greatly affected the stock market.

Jack Prince, Managing Editor, Online Editor

April 24, 2020

For about the last 11 years, investors in the stock market have grown accustomed to high returns and a booming economy that presents itself with new jobs and companies. However, that streak has come to an end with COVID-19. The last time the stock market has undergone a recession was during 2008-2009....

The cost of charging for public college

A drawing of a U.S. dollar bill with 0 as the amount.

Sean Ericson, Managing Copy Editor

October 29, 2015

The U.S. government can afford to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, so why doesn't it?

Students by day, pirates by night

Piracy is an international problem that also affects students at the school as all students in seventh grade and above are granted computer privileges.

Michael Feldkamp, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2015

Getting things for free isn’t always your best bet. Everyday, thousands of videos and songs are illegally pirated. Pirating is when someone uses or reproduces another’s work for profit. There is a hefty fine and even imprisonment for anyone who is caught pirating. For movies, the consequences are...

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