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Joe Virgillito
Wesley Lowery discusses his arrest during the Ferguson protests, civil unrest and other tools of resistance, as well as the progress America has made in terms of racial justice--or lack thereof.
Gamblers will now have the opportunity to bet on the President-elect's tweets.
Wesley Lowery discusses covering the Ferguson protests and the role social media plays in the dissemination of information surrounding police shootings.
Wesley Lowery talks about writing "They Can't Kill Us All," the empathy required to interview families struck by tragedy, and journalism's structural bias toward spokespeople.
Black Friday is upon us! Eric Jones shares stories and tips on how to make the most out of shopping all weekend long.
BTRtoday speaks with Dr. Jane Thomas about American consumer habits on the ultimate shopping day of the year.
Eric Jones discusses how companies fight back against ad blockers, Black Friday for small businesses, and shifting sentiment for the shopping holiday.
Eric Jones discusses the role consumer data plays in targeted advertising, both online and in-store.
Eric Jones discusses the importance of security and organization for stores on Black Friday and the impact online shopping has had on the holiday.
Eric Jones explains the origins of Black Friday, how doorbuster deals have evolved, and those who still love getting out to the stores early.
We close out our conversation with Alan Milstein, who discusses the failure of unionization at Northwestern and the flaws therein, as well as general athlete frustration within college sports.
Alan Milstein discusses the O'Bannon vs. NCAA case and how it began as an agent for change before floundering in the end.
Alan Milstein discusses and tells the story of former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett's antitrust lawsuit against the National Football League. Milstein was Clarett's lead attorney for the lawsuit.
With the fingers of his right hand straining under the weight of an unreasonable amount of groceries, he considered the unthinkable.
We continue our conversation with Alan Milstein, who discusses overreaching NCAA sanctions and the organization's hypocrisy.
Alan Milstein explains his view of amateurism and why he sees student athletes as employees.
Evie Adomait discusses common fallacies to avoid in economics arguments and offers up a different way to think about taxes.
Evie Adomait discusses important concepts to know for a basic economic understanding, the role of taxes, and paying with things other than money.
Everyone needs a nice, fat, juicy cheat day once in awhile.
Evie Adomait discusses major schools of economic thought and why emotions always factor into economic discussion.
The communications giant's share prices skyrocketed by 45 percent after the deal was announced.
Evie Adomait explains the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics and discusses the concept of scarcity.
Professor Evie Adomait talks about why discussions about economics tend to get so emotional, and the difficulty in making such a dense subject interesting to readers and students.
To the liberal among us, support for Donald Trump may feel inexplicable, but the frustrations he’s accentuated won’t quiet down anytime soon.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the effect of the Supreme Court's vacant seat, and possible alternatives to relieve the gridlock, including adding or removing seats.
Dr. Steve Billet explains why Hillary Clinton hasn't pulled away, lack of trustworthiness in candidates, and how each party would respond to the other's nominee winning the presidency.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses Donald Trump's effect on the Republican Party and whether or not the GOP will survive the 2016 election.
After revelations of new Clinton emails, Trump reasoned that the election couldn’t be rigged.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the influence of special interest groups on American government and the tension brought on by election season.

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