Northwestern alumni to form advocacy group for athletes' rights

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 17, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

With the April 25 union vote hanging over the heads of Northwestern football players, program alumni are looking to take matters into their own hands. A group of former Wildcats players and other alumni are organizing to form... Read more »

CAPA files brief in response to Northwestern NLRB appeal

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 16, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The College Athletes Players Association filed a brief Wednesday responding to Northwestern's appeal of last month's ruling regarding the employee status of NU football players. In March, the Chicago regional director of the... Read more »

Football team alumni meet to discuss Northwestern unionization effort

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 16, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Tempers flared Wednesday night, as more than 60 current and former Northwestern football players met, ostensibly to discuss their position on the ongoing NU football unionization saga. The meeting almost immediately got heated,... Read more »

Football: Players open up about unionization at spring practice

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 12, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Saturday’s public spring practice was ostensibly an opportunity for the Wildcats to invite fans into their preparation for the fall season. But it also became another forum for the ongoing debate about unionization at Northwestern. Several... Read more »

Northwestern files union appeal to NLRB

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 9, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern has officially appealed the National Labor Relations Board decision regarding the employee status of NU football players, the University announced Wednesday. The school submitted its brief to the NLRB’s main... Read more »