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Point/Counterpoint: wage hike

Point/Counterpoint: wage hike

By Ashley Hines | March 4, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker passed legislation Feb. 19 to gradually increase minimum wage to $15 by 2025. This is the first state-wide increase since 2010. The perspective staff weighs in on the potential impact of the increase.Increase bodes well for part-time...

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Students with disabilities deserve the same job opportunities as all other students

By Lisa Lillianstrom | November 11, 2018

Students go to college to plan for the future, and after graduation, all students should have equal opportunities for a good career, even those with disabilities.Only 18.7 percent of people with a physical or mental disability were employed in 2017, contrasting...

Report: Engineering staff needed

By Scott Nicol | May 5, 2016

The College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has been recommended to transform both the B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering and the minor in biomedical engineering, and review or phase out nine certificates — the most from any college at...

Pass/Fail: SA holds courses on sexual prevention; People don’t agree with minimum wage

By Taylor Reese | November 24, 2014

Pass: SA holds courses on sexual preventionThe Student Association sponsored a series of Rape Aggression Defense training sessions, an informative seminar on teaching women self-defense techniques, which end today.These sessions were a great addition...

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