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Twitter shares continue to trade at a premium to IPO price

KEVIN PRENDERGAST STAFF WRITER Twitter is continuing to flourish four months after its initial public offering. Investors have pegged Twitter’s value at $30 billion as of Tuesday. Twitter was initially…

Ukraine faces economic uncertainty as political conditions deteriorate

WILL HORN BUSINESS CORRESPONDENT On top of the political crisis that has occurred in the Ukraine, the Ukranian economy has also tanked. With the Ukrainian government asking for $15 billion…

Low prices on hard assets may present attractive buying opportunity

JAKE KANAVAY BUSINESS CO-EDITOR Sitting down at the fire with Grandpa over spring break, people gear up for a trip down memory lane and are sure to hear tales of…

KSOM hosts John Dionne as executive in residence

JOSEPH BRUZZESI BUSINESS EDITOR Nearly every seat in the Pearn auditorium was taken Wednesday for the Kania School of Management’s (KSOM) Executive in Residence John Dionne. Dionne is a senior…

Led Zepplin review

ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER The world of music gained one of its greatest influences 45 years ago. Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album, released Jan. 12, 1969 initially garnered bad critical…

USPB to crown fifth Mr. & Miss Scranton

JOSEPH WEITEMEYER ARTS & LIFE EDITOR The fifth annual Mr. & Miss Scranton competition will be hosted by USPB at 8 p.m. Thursday night in The DeNaples Ballroom. Along with…

Race in SA

COMMENTARY BY BEN TURCEA I am continually confused, yet impressed, by relations among races in South Africa after a month spent in Pretoria. White people comprise only 9 percent of…

How people are power-driven corporations

SATIR BY JONATHON BOLGER The great philosopher “Mittens” Romney once stated at the Iowa State Fair in 2011, after being heckled by simple-minded citizens, that corporations are people, the Washington…

Let go of stress, stop worrying

COMMENTARY BY KAREN MENELLA The Millennial Generation is just too stressed out. According to a 2012 study from the American Psychological Association, “millennials,” or people currently 18 to 33 years…

And the Oscar goes to…

COMMENTARY BY MARY BAURKOT The dresses have been taken off, the makeup washed away and the red carpet has been rolled up. Now that the Oscars, which aired Sunday on…

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