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The Effect of DNAinfo’s Shutdown on Reporters

The Effect of DNAinfo’s Shutdown on Reporters

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

November 10, 2017


Filed under News

DNAinfo owner shuts down site just one week after employees vote to unionize. One reporter speaks out on the sites recent termination.

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone’s employees protested this past month about the hospital cutting employee’s health benefits.

Faculty Should Stay out of Graduate Worker Union Politics

Faculty Should Stay out of Graduate Worker Union Politics

By Jacob Denz

April 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Statements taking sides in internal union politics can only silence graduate student workers who fear retribution for departing from faculty members’ views

Innovation built on backs of graduate workers

Innovation built on backs of graduate workers

By Gisselle Cunningham and Lily Defriend

October 21, 2014


Filed under Opinion

NYU continues to tout its successes in research at Poly. Too bad so much of that success comes on the backs of overworked, poorly compensated graduate students.

Memorial honors Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire victims

Memorial honors Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire victims

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 26, 2014


Filed under News

Students gathered at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in an event sponsored by Workers United, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and the Service Employees International Union. The fire that broke out in a...