The Cherokee Scout

New Jersey Keeps Pushing the Minimum to a Maximum

Protesting for an increase in wages

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

February 8, 2020

The State of New Jersey has planned to increase its minimum wage. A true roller coaster ride, the amount has now increased from $8.85 an hour to $10 an hour and will continue this pattern of systemic increase until 2024, where it will stop at $15 an hour.  Some of the public approve of this change wh...

Recycling is Important, Yet Most People are Doing it Wrong

Different Ways to Recycle

Maya Zarcone, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

How often have you gone to throw out something and wondered, “Can I recycle this?” Probably not often. Recycling is such an easy thing to do, however, people always seem to forget about it.    Point blank: recycling is important. By recycling, fewer greenhouse gasses are emitted. Mining materials ar...

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