Obama pleads to the American people

President Barack Obama gave the annual State of the Union address Jan. 28 and if you tuned in, you were sure to see that not only was the president speaking to Congress, but he was reaching out to the American people.

Opportunity for the middle class was a key topic Obama made clear in the address. An increase in minimum wage is something that I myself would benefit from along with every other college student who is juggling work and going to school.

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College divided on issue of smoking on campus

Converting City College into a smoke-free campus has been a discussion topic for many years, but soon it may become a reality.

Campus police have received calls from students and faculty complaining about smoking on campus near doorways, which can lead to cigarette smoke billowing through the hallways and into classrooms.

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