Ryan Sager

Democracy silenced

On Nov. 3, millions of Americans went to the polls and exercised one of their most basic rights as citizens – the right to vote. However, while voters in the 50 states were able to have their voices heard, voters in our nation’s capital were not so fortunate. Their voices were silenced days before the […]

Minimum wage harms the economy

In the Sept. 14 issue of The Hatchet, an op-ed entitled “Fighting so that no one is left behind” was published. The piece’s author calls on students to support a proposed increase in the minimum wage from $5.15 an hour to $5.65 an hour. While increasing the minimum wage often is politically popular, it is […]