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    Fight for $15 minimum wage is mixed issue for students

    The Fight for 15 campaign is growing across the U.S., but some Queens College students doubt whether it is possible to do. The campaign calls for the minimum wage to rise to $15 per hour. Under the federal law, minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. But some states and cities have it higher, like Seattle, where it is $15 per hour. Giovanni Deleo, a sophomore, said higher wages may help cover expenses like tuition for students. “With a raise in wages, it could definitely make paying off future loans a lot easier,” Deleo said. Students are fearful of taking out loans without paying it off. One in five Americans over…