Forged

By Michael Luker In April 2016, the industry centered around the production and sale of fake sneakers was valued at four-hundred-sixty-one-billion dollars by CNN Money. A 2016 Complex documentary entitled, “Fake! Inside the Terrifying, Trillion-Dollar Bootleg Industry”, revealed that the top four most prevalently forged products are replicas of Louis Vuitton, Rolex, RayBan, and Nike,…

The Divided States of America

The United States 2016 Presidential election will go down in history as one of the most controversial, crazy, and tumultuous elections of all time. Both party’s nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, had very low public approval ratings, and most Americans were wondering how those two were able to even win their primaries. In the…

Advice for College Applicants

by Adam Dreyfuss The college application process is one that can be described with a nice plethora of words. I have heard people use the words stressful, nerve-wracking, and exciting amongst others. Personally, I agree with all three words as good descriptions of this process. ● Stressful: The college application process can be very stressful….

When Will It End?

by Brandon Liguori I want to focus on a major issue today that I feel everybody needs to be paying close attention to daily: racism. What is racism? Racism is a term used to discriminate or antagonize against someone of a different race, in the beliefs that one’s own race is superior and rises above…

YouTube Money?

by Adam Dreyfuss Even though they may seem useless, those advertisements before a YouTube video and that little banner that pops up during the video are there to serve two purposes: to help generate profit for YouTube as well as the creator of said video. Many people’s full time jobs are to make YouTube videos,…

Disrespect or Protest?

by Michael Luker On August 14th, 2016, Colin Kaepernick sat down during the national anthem, and no one noticed.  A week later Kaepernick did the same thing and no one said a word, but again Colin Kaepernick was not dressed out for this game at all, he was in street clothes. On August 26th, many…

Best Stories of Rio 2016

by Harrison Larner Going in, the overwhelming feeling surrounding these Rio Olympics was that it would be a colossal failure. Pundits were taking shots at Rio’s capability to host the Olympics. Personally, I really just hoped the actual athletics would outshine the potential problems Rio had. Simply put, everyone was wrong. Outside of discoloration of…

Will Wikileaks Scandal Affect Clinton?

by Evan Oscherwitz The last few weeks have seen a number of interesting developments in the American political landscape, as the race for the presidency is now at its apex. Both parties held their conventions, which sparked a minor change in the polls that eventually subsided, and a third party candidate began to garner major…

Top 10 Storylines of the 2016 Rio Olympics

by Drew Galloway There is nothing like the Olympics. Over 10,000 athletes coming together every four years in one place and competing not only for themselves, but for their country. This year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will be no different. The lead up to the Olympics has had it all: crime, a deadly virus,…

Shooting Down the Myth

By Evan Oscherwitz If you ever have the misfortune of bumping into an Austrian School adherent, one of the first tools with which they will attempt to brainwash you is the notion that having a commodity-backed currency is a completely foolproof way to avoid inflation and prevent a currency from becoming flat. However, even an…