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Inter Ikea faces tax troubles in Europe

On Tuesday, Dec. 19, Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner on commercial competition, announced the investigation of IKEA’s tax construction in the Netherlands. Suspected of evading up to a billion euros in taxes between 2009 and 2014, IKEA  has established a unique financial system that allows them to pay less corporation tax. …

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Preparing for unfriendly fires

Southern California was recently hit by a tirade of fires. No human deaths have resulted from the Lilac Fire, but 4,100 acres of land near Camp Pendleton and 46 horses perished. One San Diegan firefighter lost his life to the Thomas Fire in Ventura. While PUSD and surrounding areas were …

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Cross Country runners kick asphalt

Feet pounding, chest tight, sides cramping, lungs telling you to stop; all these flee from mind at the sound of fellow teammates cries of encouragement. The final stretch, the last 200 meters, where runners think, “I am going to collapse”, and maybe they do, but not before they cross that …

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The safety of the Internet: Net neutrality

78% of Americans are in favor of defending network neutrality, yet the issue manages to still be up for debate in Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Overwhelmingly, the general public  supports net neutrality regardless of party lines, and it is clear why. The core argument surrounding net neutrality …

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The intellectual Renaissance of memes

From primitive tribes to political parties, factions and conflicts are integral to society. A substantial amount of human progress and motivation comes from trying to outdo others, whether they are a friend or a foreign nation. The primary cause for all this stems from influential ideas – memes. While memes …

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Delicious breakfast delivered to MC

Legend holds that the Sleepy Boi awakes on late start Fridays, tirelessly preparing breakfast for his friends. Every week, a new adventure for their taste buds awaits. They ponder in anticipation of the flavor: blueberry, Oreo, strawberry, or perhaps something new. No one can resist the captivating aura of a …

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A local’s guide to faking fall

The start of a new school year ushers in every wannabe east coast city-dweller’s favorite season. Fall is in the air, and that means PSLs (Pumpkin Spice Lattes), heavy jackets in crimson and hunter green, and cozy hay rides. But don’t let the sudden flood of pumpkins balanced on beanie-bound …

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Con: The cost of college sports scholarships

Connor* is a first-year student at Harvard University. Lucas* is a first-year student at UCLA. Lucas applied to Harvard, but his GPA and SAT scores just weren’t quite outstanding enough to gain him entrance, never mind his hundreds of hospital internship hours, position as President of his school’s award-winning robotics …

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New Olympic sports bring a kick to century old games

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) session in Rio de Janeiro planned for a more modern evolution of the Olympic games. The committee created a more urban theme to appeal to the younger generation, with plans to stage the skateboarding and sports climbing events in temporary locations in city settings. While …

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