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South Campus land lines affected by construction

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

August 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Construction crews on Sheridan Road severed two major phone cables Monday night, affecting analog telephone services in about 30 South Campus locations, including Allison Hall and the Rebecca Crown office building. Julian Koh,... Read more »

National Labor Relations Board: Student assistants at private universities qualify as employees

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

August 23, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

The National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that student assistants at private colleges and universities such as Northwestern should be considered employees, reversing a 2004 decision establishing that graduate students could... Read more »

Lawsuit filed against Northwestern’s employee retirement, voluntary savings plans

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

August 23, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A lawsuit filed against Northwestern on behalf of two participants of NU's retirement plan, alleged the University's employee retirement and voluntary savings plans charge participants "unreasonable expenses" for the plans’... Read more »

NLRB decision draws near on whether graduate students at private universities can unionize

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to vote soon on whether to clear the way for graduate students at private institutions such as Northwestern to collectively bargain as university employees. Northwestern graduate... Read more »

Student Organizations and Activities reenacts printing charge at SOURCE

Kelli Nguyen, Development and Recruitment Editor

August 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Student organizations will be charged for printing and copying jobs run on the printer in Norris University Center’s SOURCE, effective immediately. Organizations using the SOURCE printer will be charged $0.05 per black and... Read more »

National leaders in aerospace, investment among those appointed to Northwestern Board of Trustees

David Fishman, Assistant Summer Editor

August 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The world’s 76th most powerful woman, the former CEO of a major American conglomerate and the president of a Chinese-based auto-parts behemoth are among six new members of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees, the University... Read more »

NLRB will hold hearing on contested ballots in non-tenure eligible faculty union vote at Northwestern

Kelli Nguyen, Development and Recruitment Editor

August 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty

The National Labor Relations Board will hold a hearing Tuesday to determine the validity of 71 ballots cast in the vote to form a non-tenure eligible faculty union at Northwestern. With the current accepted vote count at 223... Read more »

Medill, Foley Foundation publish safety guide on conflict reporting

David Fishman, Assistant Summer Editor

August 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Medill and the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation published a safety guide earlier this month for college journalism educators to teach students about the growing risk of reporting on conflict, terrorism and violence around the w... Read more »