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By Katelynn Padron, Business Writer Earlier this month, a Google programmer discovered the Heartbleed bug — a major coding mistake that made sensitive information such as passwords and addresses accessible to hackers — in an Internet security code. Heartbleed was part of a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)...

By Jillian Stanphill, Business Writer The electronic cigarette business is lighting up the drug industry, but may be extinguished soon when the Federal...

By Courtney Purdin, Guest Writer A new California bill that prevents orcas from being used for performance or entertainment purposes may blow SeaWorld...

Be careful what you “like” on Facebook, because it might just cost you your ability to sue. General Mills, the company that owns brands such as Cheerios,...

By Kelsey Hilmes, Guest Writer Wearing jeans to a Career Expo seems like an obvious mistake to me, but every semester, a few poorly prepared students violate...

By Bjorn Slater, Business Editor Credit can be a confusing concept for young people and falling into credit card debt early can be a vicious cycle. According to http://www.creditcards.com, only nine percent of students in 2012 had credit scores that were in that 700-850 range categorized as “very good” credit. However, it also reports that 27 percent of college students...

Living paycheck to paycheck can be incredibly stressful, especially when students have to start paying for things themselves. The cost of rent and food...

Student loan debt is growing at an alarming rate, and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports that there is $902 billion in outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau reports the number is closer to $1 trillion. There are over 37 million people with outstanding student loan debt according...

By Peter Mueller Last Friday, the social media company Twitter announced its plans to become a publicly traded company before Thanksgiving. Analysts are expecting the initial public offering (IPO) to be a success, with “The Wall Street Journal” reporting a $1 billion registration for launch. In the announcement, Twitter released its stock ticker: TWTR. Twitter...

By: Peter Mueller On Monday, October 1, the GOP threw an “anti-Obamacare” wrench into the gears of the U.S. federal machine causing a government shutdown. The Senate is standing divided over the issues of universal healthcare and the Federal Budget, and domestic businesses are hoping to see a resolution before witnessing the repercussions of the shutdown. Aerospace...