Bravo, Starbucks for partially funding the first two years of an employee’s online university education and for fully reimbursing the final two years [“Starbucks will pay tuition for many employees to finish college,” Business/Technology, June 15]. Starbucks gives its employees the tools to do a good job, trusts that they will consistently uphold the…More
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There has been a lot of talk about the minimum wage, and the cost of attending college [“$15 minimum wage would support a student,” Northwest Voices, May 21]. In 1980, a student could pay for a full year’s tuition at a state college by working around two months at the federal minimum wage…More
Bitter irony Isn’t it amazing that some members of Congress want to double student loan rates? [“Senate OKs student-loan interest-rate formula,” News, July 25.] The doubling of the loan rate will not affect any of them. It will just affect future citizens and leaders of America. On second thought, they don’t care that citizens go without food…More