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Editorial | Unemployment is not flawed, wages are

The minimum wage in Pennsylvania is $7.25 an hour.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

May 26, 2020

But the fact that people are earning more on unemployment than they do on the job shows us not that unemployment benefits are too high, but that wages for American workers are far too low.

College is hard, but it’s just the start

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Taylor Pecarchik / Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

There’s no doubt that people go to college so they can get a good job. It’s why I go to college. It’s probably why you do, too. But for a lot of students at Pitt, future plans are still a little cloudy. While every student at some point declares a field of study, that doesn’t mean every stu...

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