Emily Krivograd

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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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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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