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IU students’ spending habits still altered since start of COVID-19 pandemic

March 11th, 2021

IU students have seen their spending habits shift as a result of public health guidelines imposed on businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in interviews conducted on and near Kirkwood Avenue.

The big picture: IU students are spending their money differently due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some are not necessarily spending less, rather on different items.

IU senior Zoe Richards, 21, from Marian, says on a weekly basis he spends significantly less going out to bars and restaurants and more on ordering food and things for this daily life at home.

“I probably haven’t spent that much less money, just […]

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On the Beat – Business & Finance

February 25th, 2021


Feb. 9, 2021

 Jim Tankersley, Michael D. Shear and Emily Cochrane, New York Times

 On Tuesday President Biden urged business leaders to back his proposed $1.9 trillion economic aid package which includes a $15 minimum wage. Biden hosted a group consisting of executives from JP Morgan Chase, Gap Inc. and Walmart.

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Bio: Matthew Wheeler

Matthew Wheeler
Matt Wheeler is a senior at Indiana University pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Media with a concentration in Broadcasting and specialization in Production. In the past, he has covered a variety of Indiana University Athletics for Big Ten Network Student U broadcasts as well as WIUX. He also hosts a radio show, The Chakra Attack Variety Hour, on WIUX. Wheeler was additionally a videographer for Indiana Football the past two seasons. After graduation, Wheeler plans on pursuing a Law degree and hopes to continue to do play-by-play commentating on the side.