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Uber releases statistics on workers that show race and gender imbalance

Uber publicized its employee diversity data revealing there is a huge shortcoming of women and minorities, most notably in technical positions within the company March 28. According to The Washington Post, women make up only 15.4 percent of technical positions in the company, but the numbers fare even worse for some racial minorities. Black workers […]

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Coffee shop showcases various art forms

Back To the Grind Coffeehouse held its “Between the Tables” event March 19 where a variety of artists literally performed between the tables to create a more inclusive environment for guests. The event hosted performers from a variety of mediums including jazz, poetry and spoken word. Jonathan Frias, 29-year-old musician, performed as part of a […]

Facebook uses AI to combat suicide

Trend of ‘live’ suicides on site prompts quick action In the beginning of March, Facebook announced the use of artificial intelligence to combat suicide and the users who may stream their suicide on the social media site’s live video platform. The company’s commitment to battle against suicide has risen because of the alarming trend in […]

Potential tax threat on Mexico

The Trump administration is considering levying a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports into the United States as a way to pay for President Donald J. Trump’s  proposed border wall promised throughout his presidential campaign. Trump’s wall funded by Mexico, one of the major promises of his campaign, but several figures to build the wall […]