How America Legalized Bribery

By Bryce Bower, Editor-in-Chief You hear the term “lobbyist” all the time in the news, but I would wager most Americans don’t even know what one is. As a youngster I always assumed lobbyists were people who were paid to march outside of senators’ offices holding picket signs, and yelling about how important the meat […]

The Direct Listing and the Future of Going Public

Courtesy of The Motley Fool

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief Last year digital music platform Spotify went public in a bold, unconventional way. The company filed its IPO through direct listing rather than through the traditional method of using financial experts to underwrite the IPO. The move set a precedent for future tech firms, with the media crediting Spotify for “reinventing […]

Carnival Is a Global Party, But Why?

By DJ Nelson, Staff Writer Carnival is a festival held around the world, but do we really understand what the partying is all about? It all started in ancient Egypt as a pagan tradition to celebrate the coming of Spring. Then, in 332 B.C. Alexander the Great conquered Egypt and the festival was adopted by […]

Le Coquelicot (Poppy) Magazine

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer What if everything had started with reading a novel? With an international contest of poetry? With the meeting of two laureates, today great friends? If the beginning of such a story seems too good to you, it’s not a fairy tale. At least, it is no longer a myth. In fact, this is […]