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Economic classes should teach cryptocurrencies

Evan Berkowitz is checking bitcoin prices.

Michael O'Gorman, Business Editor

November 4, 2018

The energy used to mine cryptocurrencies in 2017 was estimated to power Italy for half a year.  Because of the controversy around cryptocurrencies using so much energy, they are frequently talked about in the news.  With the impacts that cryptocurrencies are currently having on the world, it mak...

Hospital prices hit the roof

Jasmine Hearne

January 28, 2014

According to the 2012 census, 46.5 million Americans live below the poverty line. When a single stitch now costs over $500, we risk an increase in untreated serious conditions, illegal purchases of medicines and back alley procedures. Obamacare is not enough, the government needs to lower hospital pric...

Students take up the stock trading game in Economics

Matt Flock

December 10, 2013

Stock trading allows for the expansion of personal wealth. However, if the trader isn’t careful, their money could disappear quickly. The economic classes have recently been participating in a virtual stock trading game.  Each student is given 20,000 virtual dollars that they need to invest into st...

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