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On-Campus Club Protests Wendy’s Restaurant Chain Labor Practices

On-Campus Club Protests Wendy’s Restaurant Chain Labor Practices

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

April 6, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYU Peer Health Exchange helped lead a protest against Wendy's on Thursday night for the fast food company's refusal to join the Fair Food Agreement.

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

James Franco's latest exploits in film adaptations of classic literature bring us "In Dubious Battle," a star-studded but relatively adequate project.

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.

105 Years Later, Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

105 Years Later, Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

By Kyle Sturmann, Contributing Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under News, University News

New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO hosted a commemoration by NYU's Brown building for the 146 workers who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 105 years ago.

Keep Workers Out of Life-Threatening Snow

Keep Workers Out of Life-Threatening Snow

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

No matter the financial benefit of staying open during the storm, forcing workers to show up both disrespects and imperils them.

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.