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The $15 minimum wage delayed

Lillian Cadwallader, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

For many working Americans, one of the most enticing promises that President Biden made during his 2020 campaign was a call for the minimum wage to be raised to $15. It looked like this promise would come...

$15 minimum wage is a change long overdue

Dazmyn Gaymon, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

While the cost of living in the United States continues to rise, the minimum wage in several states has stayed remarkably low at $7.25 an hour. However, there may be a change soon to come, as President...

Corriher runs as leftist alternative

Finn Williamson and Roman Raies October 26, 2018

With midterm elections coming up on Nov. 6, there are several interesting candidate races in North Carolina, one of which is the four-way race for Congressional House Seat 13. Incumbent Republican Ted...

Oregon calls for a rise in the minimum wage

Carson Risser, Staff Writer March 4, 2016

What if the minimum wage in North Carolina increased more than 70 percent? Instead of $7.25 an hour, you could make $12.50 an hour. That is the difference between the federal minimum wage, which North...

Community members join the Fight for $15

Community members join the Fight for $15

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer April 24, 2015

Twenty-four Guilford community members boarded a bus to Raleigh to demand living wages at the Fight for $15 rally on April 15. The steady flow of rain did not dampen the energy buzzing among rally attendees...

Minimum isn't good enough

Minimum isn’t good enough

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer April 10, 2015

$7.25 an hour. The pay seems reasonable, generous even, when you consider that many minimum wage workers are teenagers and college students working part-time jobs and supporting only themselves. However,...

Fast-food workers all over the country strike for better treatment & wages

Fast-food workers all over the country strike for better treatment & wages

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writer September 19, 2014

All month long, fast-food workers from across the United States have been protesting for $15 hourly wages and union rights. “Whatever It Takes” is the motto of the movement. On Sept. 4, the protesters...

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...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor February 15, 2013

Nablus, West Bank, Palestine Women in the West Bank have been receiving sperm in mysterious ways from their incarcerated husbands serving time for terrorism convictions. The illegally smuggled sperm can...

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