BOG waiver raises academic requirements

May 6, 2015

FAST FACTS Requirement changes to BOG fee waiver  Students must have a 2.0 GPA and complete at least 50 percent of the units attempted per semester starting in the Fall 2015 academic year. Requirement changes to student loans The U.S. Department of Education will stop paying interest on subsidized loans if the student exceeds the maximum period in their academic program. Alternatives to student loans Students can avoid loans by…

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Minimum wage denies students’ basic necessities, causes problems

December 3, 2014

By Helen Trang The minimum wage should be raised and the prices of the items shouldn’t change. In California, the minimum wage is $9 per hour as of July 2014 and the living wage is about $11.37 for one adult. This only includes food, medical, housing, transportation, monthly income, annual income and annual taxes. It doesn’t take in account how much people have to pay for their student loans. Most apartments…

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