The Guilfordian

Minimum wage puts college graduates at disadvantage

Ali Krantzler, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

A gallon of milk costs $4.59. A gallon of gas costs $3.75. A loaf of bread costs $5.00, but the federal minimum wage rate stands at $7.25. How are college graduates supposed to support themselves with such low pay? Minimum wage rates vary by state and leave some without a base line wage. Currently,...

Hope for our graduates: lowest unemployment rate in three years

Kim Kleimeier

March 30, 2012

Graduating in May with a degree in hand, our seniors will be embarking on their next great adventure, starting with the dreaded job search. With the economy in a slump for the past years due to the economic recession, this might seem like a less than thrilling prospect for most seniors. However, the...