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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...

Barsema’s Closet is in business after opening for the first time Feb. 13 and now serves students business attire. 

Barsema’s Closet to take students from class to classy

By Kierra Frazier | February 20, 2019

Barsema’s Closet is in business after opening for the first time Feb. 13 and now serves students business attire. 

Pumpkin Spice isn’t Everything Nice

By Abby Wisecarver | September 12, 2018

With the start of another school year, most of us are trying to grasp the last bit of summer before DeKalb turns into a frozen tundra. As per usual, retail is forcing seasonal changes down consumers’ throats, and I’m not happy about it. With iconic...

Student Association holds job fair

By Guadalupe Lopez | March 31, 2013

Students who missed last month’s job fair had a chance to attend the Student Association’s (SA) on-campus job fair Friday. Employers from across the university participated in this event in search of potential student workers, including the SA, Campus...

City attributes changes in retail to growing economy

By Erin Kolb | March 31, 2013

Recent retail changes speak to the quality of the city’s economy, said city manager Mark Biernacki. “From a retail perspective, we’ve had various closings but also a variety of openings,” Biernacki said. “I wouldn’t call the economy healthy,...