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Bank of America glitch causes early week sell-off

JACOB KANAVY BUSINESS EDITOR One month after five large U.S. banks failed, the Federal Reserve-mandated “comprehensive capital analysis and review,” Bank of America (BAC) misreported capital levels to the tune…

Pfizer trades higher on news of potential merger

ANDREA RICKETTI STAFF WRITER Pfizer Inc. was recently offered $100 billion from the British rival AstraZeneca, which would cause giant waves in the pharmaceutical world. A plethora of companies this…

Minimum wage hike on the agenda for federal government

JIMMY JANCARELLI STAFF WRITER Many probably will not be surprised when I say this, but there is a crazy layout of government legislation regarding minimum wage that actually allows many…

Grad student pens horror story

JOSEPH WEITEMEYER ARTS & LIFE EDITOR EMERITUS David Bright knows just how hard it is to break into the literary world. The University graduate student had his first novel, “Harbinger,” published…

“Real Africa”

COMMENTARY BY BEN TURCEA Alongside school and service work at university in Pretoria, South Africa, I have been fortunate enough to travel around South Africa over the past three months.…

A modest proposal for liberals

SATIRE BY JOHN BOLGER For the LGBTQA, the feminist, the minority, the poor, the hungry, the homeless and the addict, there is nothing more melancholy than lumbering around the streets…

Make your now spectacular

COMMENTARY BY KAREN MENNELLA Another semester is gone. Maybe you are finishing your first year of college. Maybe you are realizing you are halfway done. Maybe you are holding on…

Stand up, you are full of wonder

COMMENTARY BY SARAH MUELLER “Living a ‘perfect’ life is like watching TV in black and white: you take out all the color. We need the adventure, all of the highs…

Ending the stigma: Mental health misconceptions

COMMENTARY BY JACK FLYNN Stigma is defined as a sign of discredit or disgrace, which sets a person apart from others. It is a mark of shame that is burdensome…

Holi Festival kick-starts spring

Holi Festival kick-starts spring

COMMENTARY BY MARY BAURKOT To celebrate the change into the spring weather, the Holi Festival, also known as The Festival of Colors, is held every year. My adventurous cousin informed…

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