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Members of Feminism For All sell homemade baked goods such as banana muffins, vegan chocolate chip muffins and rice crispies. The price differences for each patron emphasized the disproportionate wages people are typically paid based off of their identity.

Bake sale emphasizes pay gap

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing writer November 4, 2021

In Jamrich, many students lined up for Starbucks to start another day when the smell of muffins, cookies and Oreos wafted over from the ticket booth only a few steps away. A white board listed prices:...

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

April 26, 2018

Dear Editor, A gender wage gap does exist and is based on math, not myth. According to the Pew Research Center, the American Association of University Women, the U.S. Department of Labor, among...

Gender pay gap myth persists

Gender pay gap myth persists

Riley Garland April 12, 2018

On Tuesday, NMU organization Women for Women held an Equal Pay Bake Sale in Jamrich. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness of the so-called “wage gap,” or the idea that women earn roughly...

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