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All content by Brooke Bovee

Uber cars are standard, despite bad press

by Brooke Bovee
Published December 2, 2014
Uber’s numerous benefits and aggressive business practices push taxi drivers to compete.

LinkedIn still helps networking

by Brooke Bovee
Published November 19, 2014

LinkedIn, the professional social networking website, is necessary to have. Without a profile, you might fall behind the times. The majority of Fortune 500 companies have pages on and use LinkedIn, according...

Tax reform and how history can help us

by Brooke Bovee
Published November 13, 2014
Taxing irresponsibly contributed to Rome’s collapse, and we should learn from this mistake.

Yik Yak’s anonymity is an issue

by Brooke Bovee
Published November 6, 2014

Last November, two recent college graduates created the social media app Yik Yak. The app is similar to Twitter, but it’s anonymous and connects users so that only Yaks from a radius of just over...

Egg-freezing benefits are a positive step

by Brooke Bovee
Published October 29, 2014
Apple and Facebook set a precedent with the benefit, which isn’t meant to belittle.

Child protection programs need updating

by Brooke Bovee
Published October 20, 2014
The recent death of Eric Dean should prompt lawmakers to update the laws regarding kids.

StudyRoom a helpful resource

by Brooke Bovee
Published October 8, 2014

In today’s digital age, it only makes sense to have an online study room. Invites to the new Internet start-up platform, StudyRoom, have probably been filling your inbox recently. Some professors...

The danger of unregulated e-cigs

by Brooke Bovee
Published September 30, 2014
Without extended research or FDA regulation, e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco.

Ticket scalping frustrates artists and fans

by Brooke Bovee
Published September 25, 2014
Large-scale buying of tickets drives the price up and limits the number of seats for fans.

Online gym not a good solution

by Brooke Bovee
Published September 16, 2014
Traditional gym classes are still superior in allowing students to be well-rounded and active.

Organic eating on the rise, as is the cost

by Brooke Bovee
Published September 9, 2014
Despite minimal evidence that organic food is really healthier, demand for it continues to rise.

#IceBucketChallenge

by Brooke Bovee
Published September 3, 2014
Are students participating for the sake of awareness or the fad?

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