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U.S. needs higher minimum wage

Written by: Kailee Kivett, Staff Writer According to CNN, the U.S. economy has produced an average of 261,000 jobs every month for the past year. However, minimum wage has only been increased by 52 cents in the same amount of time. Although new jobs are being created every month, the recovery process is actually considered by experts to be too ...

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Freedom of speech at VSU on FIRE

Written by: Kailee Kivett, Staff Writer VSU is in the red, and not in the money sense. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) categorizes VSU as a Red Light University, which means that VSU has at least one policy that FIRE says clearly and significantly restricts freedom of speech. FIRE’s  grading system for these policies is Red Light ...

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Give a ‘duck’; get a photo in return

Written by: Kailee Kivett, Staff Writer DigDuck is a new free social media app that allows users to censor a picture before sending it. The receiver can then choose to use their ducks, which is the payment method, to unlock the rest of the picture. The app also uses the person’s location to show public pictures from others in the ...

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Baby changing tables needed in all restrooms

by Kailee Kivett When women need to change their child’s diaper while in public, they immediately head to the nearest bathroom, which is usually equipped with at least one diaper changing station. However, men do not always have the same luxury. Men’s bathrooms typically lack a changing table. Some men have to use the countertop or even sit the baby on ...

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