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Are corporate monopolies killing choice?

Illustration by Hannah Paul

Elise Sanders, Columnist

February 20, 2020

Walk into your local Safeway and look at what’s on the shelves and in the fridges. Although there’s a large variety of foodstuffs and beverages bearing the insignia of many brands, most of these products are owned by just a few giant monopolies. Pepsi and Coca-Cola both own 69.5% of soda and soft...

Pepsi Offers Peace with an Empty Can

Zuhra Amini, Columist

April 27, 2017

On April 5, Pepsi released an ad starring Kendall Jenner making peace with the police at a “protest” by offering a police officer a can of Pepsi. The protest depicted was ideologically ambiguous with signs asking to “join the conversation” and fashionable millennials having a good time. I...

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