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This is what the minimum wage increase looks like <br />Photo by Amy Legate-Wolfe<br />

Minimum Wage Increase Doesn’t Make Much Cents

It’s the second-highest minimum wage in the country. It’ll give full-time employees almost $500 more per year. But for students, the new minimum wage is hardly a help. The Ontario government announced Thursday that as of Oct. 1, Ontarians will have an increased minimum wage. It will change from $11/hour to $11.25/hour, an increase of […]

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Trash piled up on a curb. Photo by Hobvias Sudoneighm. Licensed under Creative Commons.

Students take action on move-out day mess

Every year on April 30, the streets of London’s student neighborhoods are transformed into garbage dumps. That’s because unwanted furniture, appliances, clothing and other assorted junk is left behind in front of vacated rental houses. You can practically set your clock by it. And Western’s student government says they’re fed up with the yearly trash-heap […]

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St. Patrick's Day celebrators came out as early as 11 a.m. looking their best in green. <br /> Photo by Amy Legate-Wolfe <br />

Businesses sell green to make green

The sky was blue. The streets were green. As bars opened their doors, Londoners filled the pubs to partake in some St. Patrick’s Day traditions. But one of those traditions you can see from the street, rather than the bar. The fashion show runway of St. Patrick’s Day outfits. From shamrock stockings to leprechaun hats, […]

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Print class 2014: In transition

As the Masters of Arts in Journalism program winds down for another year, students in print specialization are at a transition point. Their lives as students are coming to an end as they face the challenge of starting their careers as working journalists. With that in mind, this final issue of 2014 is about transitions. […]

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