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How the minimum wage increase will affect DePaul student employees

How the minimum wage increase will affect DePaul student employees

Doug Klain, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2019

When DePaul University junior Breya Jones heard that Illinois was raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour, she felt like it was a validation that her work is valued by the community. Like many studying at DePaul, she’s a student employee at the university. “It makes me feel like even though I’m a...

Working students turn strain into skills

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 8, 2018

ANNALISA BARANOWSKI | THE DEPAULIA   Students are working more now than ever before, and for the first time, according to an HSBC Bank study published last month, students spend more time working than going to class. The study revealed that nearly 85 percent of college students are working while e...

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