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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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SOLR hosts May Day event to celebrate campus workers, spotlight intersectional activism efforts

May 2, 2023

Hundreds of students and workers gathered in the Multicultural Center Monday to celebrate May Day, which recognizes the struggles and gains of international labor organization efforts.  On May 1, 1886,...

Worker in purple cap and purple crewneck with hair pulled back crouched over holding a yellow broom. There is a blurred thought bubble above her head. Laundry machines surround both sides.

‘We are suffering too much’: Maintenance technicians report overwork, retaliation from Northwestern supervisors

April 27, 2023

Content warning: This story includes mentions of workplace abuse and racism. Two names have been changed in this story to protect the safety of workers who are currently employed. Both workers requested...

A paper banner with the words “Feed your workers” and illustrations of food on a fence in front of a green meadow.

Students Organizing for Labor Rights marches for Northwestern maintenance staff

November 21, 2022

Students Organizing for Labor Rights hosted a march across campus Friday to advocate for Northwestern maintenance technicians who lost access to free dining hall meals. SESP senior Neva Legallet said...

An illustration of two green arms holding hands. One wears an orange wristband with the word “SOLR,” and the other wears a blue wristband with the words “Campus Workers.” A white box with a black exclamation mark in it is in the middle of the illustration.

Campus workers discuss mistreatment, poor conditions at James Allen Center

November 10, 2022

Workers at the Kellogg School of Management’s James Allen Center have been advocating for their rights for months, asking managers to treat them with respect, hire more staff and honor their contract. Valentina...

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SOLR calls for increased wages, meal access for conference assistants

July 29, 2022

This story contains mentions of sexual assault and domestic violence. When SESP freshman Kaylyn Ahn told her supervisor she felt uncomfortable walking across campus in the middle of the night unaccompanied...

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