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Money, the root of the minimum wage issue.

$15 is not the Answer: A Remedy to the Minimum Wage Problem

Juscelino Kubitschek January 27, 2022

In the last few years, the idea of raising the national minimum wage to $15 per hour, from the current level of $7.25, has repeatedly been invoked in Washington DC. Prominent politicians such as Bernie...

Societal beliefs influence the way we label people introverts or extroverts, sometimes leading to false assumptions.

Introvert or Extrovert—How About Neither?

Nichelle Wong, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

"Are you an introvert or an extrovert?" is a question found everywhere: interviews, icebreakers, and psychology tests. Yet societal assumptions and psychological studies reveal that introvert and extrovert...

Self-care has infiltrated modern society, but not necessarily for the better.

The Predatory Nature of the Self-Care Industry Today

Sadhana Chari, Student Life Editor December 5, 2021

From Twitter self-care bots to life under a pandemic, self-care has become a huge part of daily life—self-care-related searches on Google rose to a staggering 250% over the last year alone. Broadly...

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