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They may seem like strange bedfellows, but TikTok — thanks to the power of #BookTok — is helping books get in vogue for Generation Z.

Northeastern airlines industry expert Ravi Sarathy says JetBlue's acquisition of Spirit Airlines will probably result in higher fares for consumers, as the low-cost carrier Spirit disappears in the planned $3.8 billion purchase.

Let's not make things worse. As a summary, organizations and marketers love to talk about the benefits of our products and the customers who benefit from our products. But there are always consequences to products. Sometimes they are substantial, and sometimes they affect some groups more than others.

Price disruptions are sure to have impacts on consumer behavior. Market-watchers have suggested that an “inflationary psychology” is starting to set in. Northeastern experts break down what that means.

A new supply of baby formula will bring much-needed relief to families across the country. While it's not a quick solution, Nada Sanders of Northeastern says, it's a great first step.

The baby formula shortage has left families scrambling to feed their children. Northeastern faculty explain why breastfeeding—or buying breast milk—isn't necessarily an easy solution. Photo by Paul Hennessy/Getty Images

Though instructional design is not a new field, it is quickly being recognized as a necessary one. Teachers are needed everywhere, not just in the brick-and-mortar classroom. Instructional design has become a natural pathway for a variety of educators to converge their unique skillsets to positively impact learning across secondary and higher education, as well as many other industries.

As more industries make use of so-called blockchains, which are really just digital ledgers for storing data, the high-profile Ronin theft has raised new concerns about just how effective existing blockchain safeguards and protocols are at protecting the digital wallets of millions of crypto traders.

“Our research found that 79% of those who currently use someone else's password would not get their own subscriptions if Netflix outright banned account-sharing,” says Ben Treanor, whose company surveyed so-called “streaming swindlers.” And Netflix will have a fine line to walk if it introduces ads, says Yakov Bart, a marketing expert at Northeastern.

President Joe Biden has ordered the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day from the country's petroleum stockpile for the next six months to combat the nation's oil crisis as the Russian war in Ukraine marches toward its third month. But some, including two Northeastern professors, question whether Biden was right to do so.