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Despite controversy, the gender wage gap continues to narrow

Despite controversy, the gender wage gap continues to narrow

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features

You wake up to the sound of Alec Baldwin’s voice playing on your Echo Dot, signaling the start of your day. You get out of bed and perform your usual morning routine. You get into your sleek Molten Lava Honda Civic Sedan and drive off to work like you do every single weekend. But this day is different....

Belmont invests in a city minimum wage

Belmont invests in a city minimum wage

Justin Som, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


Filed under News

California already has the third highest minimum wage in the nation, but the Belmont City Council isn't content with that. To counter the high living costs of the Bay Area, the City Council has drafted their own proposal for Belmont: a minimum wage. The goal is straightforward, according to Belmont Ma...

Students react to minimum wage increase in California

Students react to minimum wage increase in California

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014


Filed under News

The increase in minimum wage in California has affected the working students at Carlmont. This past summer, California voted to increase minimum wage from $8 per hour to $9 per hour. However, living costs are also increasing simultaneously. Gasoline prices are nearly $4 now, a huge concern for student...

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