Tuesday, August 11, 2020

RJ Wolcott

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CITY

Snyder, Schauer expected to compete for governor

While both of these men have served Michigan, Rick Snyder as the current governor and Mark Schauer as a state representative and senator, later serving as a U.S. representative, they are slated to face off as adversaries in the 2014 gubernatorial election.

CAMPUS

Sparty's to offer bus passes, more this fall

Striving to better meet the needs of students and staff, Culinary Services will be rolling out additional food options at select Sparty’s Convenience Stores, as well as the ability to purchase Capital Area Transportation Authority bus passes at all locations across campus. Bill Kost, the associate director of retail food services, said the Division of Residential and Hospitality Services, or RHS, felt the retail atmosphere of Sparty’s would be the perfect place to sell passes.

CITY

Future of Farm Bill remains uncertain with month left

A brewing battle in the U.S. Congress over a re-imagined Farm Bill coupled with the expected conclusion of boosted funding for food assistance programs could mean fewer meals for millions of Americans. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have sent proposed legislation back and forth for months, with no unified plan to speak of just one month from the present legislation’s expiration.

OPINION

It's not all about money regarding minimum wage debate

The first official job I ever had was working for minimum wage at a Culver’s restaurant when I was 15 years old. And while I’ve had a number of jobs since, I can safely say being an employee within the service industry was the worst job I’ve ever had. Flipping burgers for the ungrateful masses, watching them scarf down double cheeseburgers like it had been days instead of hours between visits to the trough.

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