Chicago college students struggle to pay tuition in absence of higher minimum wage

  By: Nana Aduba Amoah and Amanda Crane For Chicago college students like Venice Adams, raising the minimum wage in Illinois is the only way to continue pursuing a college degree. Adams, a senior at Columbia College Chicago, works two minimum-wage jobs at $8.25 per hour to afford her tuition and student loans all on … Continue reading Chicago college students struggle to pay tuition in absence of higher minimum wage