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Faculty: minimum wage increase may improve economy

January 31, 2015

The Illinois Senate passed a bill last month to raise Illinois’s minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2019, which Tristan Coughlin, assistant professor of economics, said would be a step in the right direction. He...

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Intern Coordinator Margaret Nunne and sophomore Caitlin Slone work Monday for Neil Anderson, running for the Illinois State Senate position. Slone, along with other Augustana students, do door-to-door campaigning and data entry for Anderson.

Students create experience on campaigns

October 16, 2014

For junior Sophie Bennett and sophomore Caitlin Slone, working with Neil Anderson on the Illinois State Senate campaign has been a changing experience in their political and personal life. Bennett and...

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