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Bridging the pay gap and ending gender inequality

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2014

During President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address earlier this year, he urged for the end to the embarrassing gender pay gap. Although women make up half of the workforce, they are only making 77 cents per every dollar men earn.Obama however, did not specify that the figure he spoke of was ...

Republicans looking to stamp out food stamps

Jaime Carrillo

November 13, 2013

Congress’s recent cut to food stamps is deplorable in a Dickensian sort of way.The act reminded me of the famous line uttered by Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol.” Ebenezer Scrooge’s callous response to why he didn’t donate to charity was questioning if there were jails or workhouses. Such ...