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Maryland and McNair Keep College Football Problems on the Front Page

Between 2000 and 2016, 33 NCAA football players have died while training. Only 18% of those deaths were trauma related… Changing statistics like these will take time, and so too will confronting the limits of the human body and notions of the absolute necessity of success and winning,

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Disney+: How to Succeed Against Netflix Without Really Trying

Because of this development, The Walt Disney Company, one of the largest media giants and owner of an immense amount of IP, has developed a novel strategic initiative that largely revolves around the generation of a new video streaming service.

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Southwest Flight 1380: A Study in Tragedy, Perception, and Sales

Airplanes, against popular sentiment, are remarkably safe forms of transport: in 2016, there were 37,000 deaths by car in America alone, compared to zero by air travel. In fact, this is the first passenger death to occur on a U.S. plane in nine years. Yet, Southwest will not be unaffected by this tragedy.

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Home is Where Your H&M Was: Repurposing Shut-Down Malls

When behemoth malls shut their doors for the final time, though, their structures remain. The buildings they leave behind, already outfitted with air conditioners and regulation wiring, are prime candidates for retrofitting to suit a new, entirely different purpose.

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Facebook: The New Digital Monopoly

Facebook is not a monopoly in the traditional sense as it neither controls exclusive supply of a good or service nor does it technically have a high barrier to entry to start the business.

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The Disuse of “Pursuit of Excellence”

There is no doubt that universities have expanded resources to better serve students from lower-income backgrounds, but the greater question at hand is how these students can thrive in the environments of elite institutions.

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Worlds Collide: Silicon Valley vs Capitol Hill

With Silicon Valley continually innovating, playing with big data and artificial intelligence, the plausibility of another Cambridge Analytica breach is likely. Despite this threat, Washington DC cannot be farther away, both in geography and understanding, of novel technology developments.

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Metal-ing with International Relations

With new shocking events unfolding by the day, the US is in a precarious position and must tread carefully to avoid a trade war with China. Then again, that may be exactly the intention.

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The National Rifle Association’s Lobbying Arm: The Behemoth On Capitol Hill May Finally Meet Its Match

In order for gun control groups to match the prowess of the NRA, they need to encourage grassroots mobilization while incentivizing with a powerful lobbying machine of their own.

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Bigly Huge Tariffs: A Discussion with Former Fed Vice-Chairman Alan Blinder

While these tariffs cater to the industrial workforce, they also establish a strong statement of American protectionism and opposition towards Chinese trade tactics.

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