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The Rapunzels of Venezuela

The Rapunzels of Venezuela

Venezuela; a country full of culture, history, and oil. With greater oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Venezuela should have, at most, a moderately prosperous economy. Instead, it has one of the world’s fastest contracting economies, the second highest murder rate, inflation heading towards 1,000%, and

Is This The End of Polling?

The Alberta elections in Canada, California’s governor elections, the Tory victory in Britain, Brexit, and the Trump victory are just a few examples of how pollsters all around the world have been disappointing us. While the growing failure of polling is only now becoming a

Are News Algorithms Friend or Foe?

Our generation is notoriously known for information overload. Our lives are intertwined with social media platforms like Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram, and at this point it is impossible to open your phone without seeing either a local news notification on your home screen, or Snapchat