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Texas births increase after funding cuts

Texas births increase after funding cuts

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor What happens when easy access to birth control suddenly vanishes? You get a whole bunch of babies born into families that aren’t ready for them. Imagine that. A study, released on Feb. 3 and conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine, shows a significant increase in births among […]

The Cost of College: Textbook prices on the rise

The Cost of College: Textbook prices on the rise

By Julian Routh | Editor-in-Chief “The Cost of College” is an ongoing series that will examine what it really costs to get an education. This week’s story explores the rising cost of college textbooks, which have surged by more than 1,000 percent since 1977.   In the basement of the Barnes and Noble bookstore on […]

Duquesne increases minimum wage

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Over the summer, Duquesne raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all full-time and part-time employees. Before the University made the change in July, the minimum wage was $14 per hour. According to Duquesne President Charles Dougherty, approximately 40 employees will benefit from the increase in […]