Over the last four decades, the incarceration rate has grown exponentially: a 500% increase that has left prisons overflowing throughout the nation. This rise in incarceration is not a subsequent result due to a rise in crime, but rather a strategic ploy to line the pockets of prison corporations and other involved parties.Continue Reading

The sudden rise of popularity of online game Wordle has caught the attention of big media companies, such as The New York Times, who recently acquired the word guessing game. Community columnist Jacqueline Yipp explores the positives and negatives of the acquisition, along with the general public’s feedback on the subject.Continue Reading

“In fact, consumers have noticed that AirBnB has censored many negative reviews on their website so they can continue to make money off of potentially unsafe listings. Confidential documents showed that AirBnB spends about 50 million dollars on payouts and legal settlements each year, which begs the question: what are they hiding?”Continue Reading

MercadoLibre is commonly referred to as the ‘Amazon of Latin America.’ Both an online marketplace and a payments platform, the company operates in a region with tremendous potential, one that has yet to undergo a digital transformation of retail. In this article, Community columnist Aditi Somayajula explains why MercadoLibre is one to watch.Continue Reading

True crime is not a new phenomenon. In the 19th century, people would buy tickets to view public hangings, and in the 90s, more than 50 percent of the country sat down to watch the infamous trial of O.J. Simpson. Americans have an obsession with true crime, and this has greatly influenced the film and tourism industries.Continue Reading