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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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Student activist groups tackle local and global problems

August 12, 2022

College students have a history of leading social movements through on-campus traditions, and Northwestern is no different. Students at NU have long been highly active and involved in these movements,...

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SOLR calls for increased wages, meal access for conference assistants

July 28, 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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SOLR releases petition calling on Compass to honor its contract with workers

April 26, 2022

Students Organizing for Labor Rights publicized a petition Monday advocating for Northwestern and its food service provider, Compass Group, to respect dining and service workers and honor the contract...

In Focus: As workers across the country tackle pandemic-related obstacles, Northwestern’s labor force continues to clash with the University over unionization efforts

In Focus: As workers across the country tackle pandemic-related obstacles, Northwestern’s labor force continues to clash with the University over unionization efforts

February 25, 2022

About 50 people marched from The Rock to the Provost’s Office on Oct. 12, 2021 as Northwestern’s library workers prepared to deliver a list of demands to administrators. Community members, including...

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The Daily Explains: How years of advocacy led to new contract between Northwestern’s service workers and Compass Group

October 25, 2021

After more than two years of advocacy, Northwestern’s subcontracted dining and service workers voted Oct. 18 to ratify a new contract with Compass Group, the University’s food service provider. The...

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