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Coronavirus: How COVID stacks up

What makes COVID-19 so dangerous The WHO (World Health Organization) reported as of May 12, 2020, there have been over 4.3 million laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 200 countries and territories. Of those 4.3 million, almost 300,000 people have died due to a COVID-19 related cause. With such significant statistics, …

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Coronavirus: Overview

What on earth is happening right now? Coronavirus shuts down school, the economy, the world in April and May 2020 We all remember the first day we heard about coronavirus or COVID-19. It started in late December of 2019, although most of us didn’t start paying attention until a few …

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Coronavirus and the Economy

Coronavirus and the Economy How COVID-19 has affected the economy Since March, the US economy has been greatly affected by COVID-19. Unemployment levels have skyrocketed. According to a study by the University of California, as much as one-third of the US economy may be shut down and real unemployment levels …

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Coronavirus: Online School

Online School vs. Traditional School BY LINDSAY IRMITER Staff Writer Online school is a new experience for most students across America, and the world. The coronavirus has taken the world by storm, and has resulted in over 200,000 deaths world wide. Due to the quick spread of the disease all …

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Coronavirus: Online School

What online school is like from a teacher’s perspective The current pandemic has heavily affected classrooms across the United States, and the world. Since schools have been moved online, everyone has had to adjust, especially teachers. Though the class content has stayed the same for many, teaching styles and resources …

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Finding Your Career

What’s Shaping Your Career Path? Knowing what you want to pursue as a career can make a large impact on the choices you make, whether it’s choosing a major in college or even what college you choose in the first place. When making such an important decision, there are ways …

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AI: What you should really be worried about

How technology will reshape the future job market Knowing about the magnitude of previous technological revolutions, many experts think we are currently experiencing another historical upheaval, known to some as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Many workers face uncertainties about the consequences of this revolution, but one known tech development is …

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Where’s the line?

How have cultural shifts changed what comedians can joke about? Talon staff writer Luke Von Arx interviewed two Minnehaha alums who have worked in comedy to find out their opinions about what’s acceptable. Ella Fredrickson (‘17) How are you connected to the comedy world? I am on a college improv …

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Discovering new stories

Discovering new stories This year’s CFE theme puts focus on listening to others Pitter-patters and stomps from shoes echo throughout the gym as the little kids zoom around. Their laughs are roaring and their smiles are beaming as Anna Noble and her peers chase them around the gym at Baby’s …

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That much for a banana?

That much for a banana? Why a Florida couple paid $120,000 for a banana duct-taped to a wall The banana duct-taped to the wall is the most recent piece of “weird” art that sold for a staggering $120,000. Some may think, “Stupid, right?” However weird or quirky an art piece …

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