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Billionaires belong under a microscope

Ebony Purks, Staff Writer April 27, 2020

Billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Kylie Jenner have been criticized for their donation amounts to foundations and charities, which sparks controversial debates on social media. On one side...

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The working class deserves a living wage now more than ever

Ebony Purks, Staff Writer March 23, 2020

Since 2007, the federal minimum wage has been stagnant at $7.25 per hour. Since then, minimum wage has lagged while cost of living has steadily increased. Essentials like food, education, medical care...

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