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How to Get Your Textbooks Cheaply and Quickly

How to Get Your Textbooks Cheaply and Quickly

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

At this point in the semester you have no excuse not to have all the books you need for your classes. Here’s how to save hundreds and get your books by the end of the week.

Wal-Mart: You Can’t Have Your Cake or Eat It

Wal-Mart: You Can’t Have Your Cake or Eat It

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Dining Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

If you were a professional baker and a client asked you to frost a message on a cake that contradicted your core beliefs, would you do it? In recent weeks, Walmart has been critiqued because of a controversial decision made by its employees.

Walmart wage hike too little, too late

Walmart wage hike too little, too late

By Kenny Kyunghoon Lee, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Walmart's recent raise of the minimum wage is not a large enough step to truly affect income inequality in America, and NYC should continue to bar them from building in the city.

Raising workers’ wages would benefit Wal-Mart

Raising workers’ wages would benefit Wal-Mart

December 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last Friday, a number of protesters demanded an increase in the minimum wage outside Walmart stores. In July, the massive retailer dropped plans to build three stores in Washington, D.C. after the passage of a bill requiring a living wage of $12.50. Wal-Mart claimed a wage hike would drive up the pr...

Businesses profit despite underperformance

Businesses profit despite underperformance

November 26, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Long lines and savage shoppers are replacing family gatherings and turkey dinners this Thanksgiving, as Walmart and other superstores start their Black Friday sales earlier than usual. Large retailers are starting their online promotions up to a week early and offering discounts on Thanksgiving to increase their end-of-year profits. While many consumers may believe that these sal...