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

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

Anne Christensen October 22, 2013

The mundane tasks of flipping burgers while wearing a hairnet or cleaning offices in the middle of the night have been considered a reliable way for college students to pay for their education while...

Food expiration dates create waste in the U.S.

Anne Christensen October 8, 2013

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 fine, but it's three days overdue. Down the drain it goes. The same applies to stale...

CSUN Orange Grove provides fruit for those in need

CSUN Orange Grove provides fruit for those in need

Anne Christensen September 17, 2013

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 and Food Forward, a non-profit organization...

Sallie Mae accused of mistreating student veterans

Sallie Mae accused of mistreating student veterans

Anne Christensen September 11, 2013

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 on veterans' student...

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

Anne Christensen September 4, 2013

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 on their self-defined gender...

Binge drinking can lead to failure, death

Anne Christensen September 1, 2013

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 up for clubs and getting lost on huge college...

GM seeds; a new global threat

Anne Christensen April 17, 2013

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

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