Emily Krivograd

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Coronavirus Epidemic Spreads Internationally

As the world just wrapped up welcoming a new year in January, a respiratory virus, commonly called the coronavirus, broke out in Wuhan, China. The virus formally referred to as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has killed over 1,000 people and has infected over 31,000 in mainland […]

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New Year Brings New Laws

With the new year comes new laws surrounding marijuana use and taxes on cannabis products, the Illinois state Real ID and changes to the hourly minimum wage pay rate. While some laws have taken effect in January, such as the legalization of recreational marijuana, others will affect Illinoians further along in 2020.  As of Jan. […]

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Hospitals Spark Data Economy With Patient Data Sharing

Hospitals across the nation have granted major technology companies including Microsoft Corp., International Business Machines and Amazon.com Inc. with the ability to access patients’ health records. The hospitals’ influence in the data economy plays off of a deal that was established between the medical system and large tech. companies in years prior. The digitalization of […]

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Democratic Debate Gives Insight Preceding Results of Iowa Caucus

The Democratic debate, which took place on Jan. 14 in Des Moines, Iowa drew in 7.3 million voters on CNN. While the Democratic candidates addressed a variety of issues, healthcare and education being among the most prominent, CNN moderator Abby Phillip was criticized for asking Sen. Elizabeth Warren about a private conversation with Sen. Bernie […]

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Red Flag Laws Emphasized After Saugus High School Shooting

On Nov. 14, student Nathaniel Berhow pulled a semi-automatic handgun and fatally shot two classmates and injured three others on his 16th birthday. The shooting, which lasted 16 seconds, took place at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. After shooting his classmates, Berhow shot himself in the head, leading to his death on Nov. […]

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Community Comes Together for Michael Hassan

On what started off as a typical Friday evening, uncertain faces across campus stared at their phone screens as they studied the incoming alert service messages, reading, “There has been a major traffic accident at the front of campus.” Less than a week later, the campus community would come together to support the students who […]

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