The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: A response to Dr. Wang on college athletes

Jonathan Forman

April 24, 2015

Last year, I wrote to The Daily in response to Dr. Norman Wang, shortly after Kain Colter and College Athletes Players Association announced their intention to have a union election for Northwestern football players. Since that ...

Letter to the Editor: Rethinking the student-athlete model

Norman C. Wang

April 23, 2015

April 25 will mark one year since the Northwestern football team voted on whether to form a union represented by the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA). National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional director Peter Sung...

Guest Column: NLRB’s failure to decide Northwestern unionization case hurts everyone

David Nixon, Guest Columnist

February 24, 2015

Here’s a possibly necessary reminder: On Jan. 28, 2014, Northwestern football players filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board, seeking an election to determine whether a union, CAPA, could get majority designation...

NCAA among groups to file amicus briefs to NLRB

Alex Putterman, Reporter

July 4, 2014

Various outside parties have filed amicus briefs to the National Labor Relations Board in the case to determine whether Northwestern football players are university employees.  The University is appealing the Chicago NLRB regional di...