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Tipping culture should change over time

March 15, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion March 15, 2016 With St. Patty’s Day approaching, many students are searching their closets for last year’s shamrock t-shirt and matching leprechaun hat, but others aren’t so fortunate. Quite a few of us work as bartenders and servers, and the “luck of the Irish”...

Letter to the Editor: Higher minimum wage helps economy

October 20, 2015

Oct. 20, 2015 Lately there has been an influx of reporting American’s frustration with income inequality and the widening of the income gap between the rich and the poor.  I believe part of this inequality encompasses the low amount of the minimum wage in our state and in the country.  For someo...

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