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Douglas Hodge Receives the Harshest Sentence in College Admissions Scandal

Former CEO of global investment PIMCO, Douglas Hodge, was sentenced to nine months in prison on Friday, Feb. 7. U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton also sentenced the 61-year-old to two years of supervised release, 500 hours of community service and Hodge’s must pay a $750,000 fine. Out of the 50 people involved in the college […]

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Fast Food Franchises Offer Employees Education Benefits

As deadlines for scholarship applications approach across the world, fast-food franchises have started to offer scholarships for part-time and full-time employees. However, along with providing students with education benefits, franchises have also discovered that offering these scholarships increase their employee retention, mitigating the need to constantly search for new employees. In addition to helping with […]

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Democratic Contests See Buttiegeig and Sanders Take the Lead

In the first two Democratic contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg have been awarded the most delegates from the Feb. 3 Iowa Caucus and the Feb. 11 New Hampshire Democratic Primary. These Democratic contests throughout February allow for voters to watch which candidates they can support as the caucuses and primaries approach in their […]

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Monetary Request for U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Decreases

The Trump administration plans to request $2 billion in new funding for U.S.-Mexico border wall construction as part of a $4.8 trillion proposal. Last year, the administration requested $8.6 billion more for the border wall construction; the significant decrease in the money requested reflects that fewer resources are needed to build the wall. The additional […]

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Bots Are Taking Over at Amazon

An increasing number of Amazon drivers are using bots to claim shifts, causing controversy among employees of the technology company.  Following the launch of the Flex app in 2015, Amazon drivers have found ways to use bots that violate their terms of service.  Bots are the combination of hardware and software meant to mimic the […]

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Lewis Participates in Global Transcribe-a-thon

On Valentine’s day, the First-Year Writing Program and the Writing Center hosted “Douglass Day 2020: Transcribe-A-Thon” in the D’Arcy Great Room. Because it was an event to honor and preserve black history, it was co-sponsored by WAC, the Office of Multicultural Student Services, the sociology department and the African studies department. A transcribe-a-thon is an […]

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