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California minimum wage increase plays catch-up with rising living costs

The mundane tasks of flipping burgers while wearing a hairnet or cleaning offices in the middle of the night have been considered a reliable...

Food expiration dates create waste in the U.S.

We've all done it: pulled a carton of milk from the fridge and looked at the date stamped on the side. The milk looks...

CSUN Orange Grove provides fruit for those in need

The crowd of 35 volunteers gathered in the shade of CSUN’s historic orange grove in the name of charity. Volunteers from the Institute for Sustainability...

Sallie Mae accused of mistreating student veterans

The student loan company Sallie Mae is under investigation for allegedly violating federal laws protecting student veterans. The company is accused of excessive interest charged...

California implements the first comprehensive transgender law for K-12 students

California became the first state to pass legislation allowing transgender K-12 students to choose restroom facilities and participate in physical education or sports based...

Binge drinking can lead to failure, death

Students around the country have started the fall semester after a long summer break, and ahead lies several weeks of buying last-minute supplies, signing...

GM seeds; a new global threat

A debate simmers over the threat to global seed stock diversity posed by agricultural corporations using genetically modified seeds to dominate farming industries. In...