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Traditional fast food declines while newer “fast casual” restaurants continue to rise

Traditional fast food declines while newer “fast casual” restaurants continue to rise

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January 22, 2015

Sophomore Natalie Tanchon goes to Chipotle about once every two weeks, but she rarely eats at traditional fast food restaurants like McDonald’s or Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). “Chipotle, I feel like, is more of a healthy option—it can be, at least—compared to other fast food restaurants, but it ...

Strikes show controversy over current minimum wage, students differ in views on whether rate should increase

Strikes show controversy over current minimum wage, students differ in views on whether rate should increase

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October 11, 2013

In mid-July, Kristina Pitchkites, McAlister’s Deli employee and junior, began working a minimum wage job at a local McAlister’s store. She said she took the job to help pay for both her automobile necessities and her future education. “I’m trying to save up for college. It’s also about time...