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November 4, 2015

Protesters Ask USC: What Are We Paying For?

From Annenberg TV News: "Members of USC Forward, a group of students, faculty and community members fighting for “a better USC”, gathered outside... Read More
October 26, 2015

Outside of USC, Pat Haden Holds More Than a Dozen Roles That Pay at Least a Half-Million Dollars a Year

The LA Times reports: "Haden, whose annual salary and benefit package at USC is $2.5 million, collected about $135,000 combined in annual fees from four... Read More
October 26, 2015

Teaching While Poor: Adjunct Professors and the Fight for Fair Wages

From The Nation, amazing video chronicling the fight for fair wages in higher education: "If there’s one area that isn’t contributing to our historic... Read More
October 26, 2015

A Multigenerational Hit: Student Debt Traps Parents and Kids

From the AP's Josh Boak, more on rising student debt loads and the long term effects on families: "America’s crushing surge of student debt, now at $1.2... Read More
October 23, 2015

Houses, Cars, and Massive Bonuses: The Perks of Being a University Executive

Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked quite a bit about the rising cost of tuition here at USC. We’ve also discussed how that money might not be going to... Read More
October 14, 2015

The Corporatization of Higher Education: With a System That Caters to the 1 Percent, Students and Faculty Get Screwed

Fed up with a higher education system that prioritizes profits above all else, students and faculty are fighting back against exploitation in universities... Read More
October 8, 2015

The Plight of The Adjunct Professor

Emily Maloney at the Georgia Political Review outlines the real problems faced by faculty and students when universities drive down the cost of instruction... Read More
October 7, 2015

At USC, Our Administrator-to-Faculty Pay Ratio is a Major Problem

  Last week, the Daily Trojan highlighted a very real problem on campus – a sharp increase in high-paying administrative positions that has... Read More
October 1, 2015

Higher Education's Reliance on Adjuncts Has Consequences

In the Tampa Bay Times, Kym O'Sullivan speaks out about academia's dirty little secret: "Students are often clueless about the situation, believing all... Read More
October 1, 2015

The College President-to-Adjunct Pay Ratio

A great piece from The Atlantic's Laura McKenna: "While income inequality in higher education isn’t as high as Chipotle, it does rival that of other... Read More

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Right now we’re at TCC 450 gearing up for tonight’s GSG vote! Join us to help send a clear message in support of a strong, collective voice for grad students! ...

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2 years with no contract, and faculty and students are tired of waiting.

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HAPPENING NOW: Picket lines are forming at Loyola University as faculty & students walkout. After two years with no contract and a decade with no pay increases, faculty are tired of waiting! Show your support: bit.ly/2uJIHfd #TimesUpLoyola #teacherstrike

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