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November 14, 2015

USG College Affordability Resolution Hits the Mark

Daily Trojan writer Lily Vaughan weighs in on the recent affordability resolution put forth by USG: "The lack of transparency as to where these funds are... Read More
November 4, 2015

New CFO Should Invest Responsibly

The Daily Trojan weighs in on USC's new CFO, and the need to invest in the workers and faculty who make our university great: "As the University grows in... Read More
November 4, 2015

USG Introduces Resolution on College Tuition

In an effort to increase transparency and lower tuition costs, members of USG introduced a resolution on college affordability last night. From the Daily... Read More
November 4, 2015

Tracking the Money: Where Do Your Tuition Dollars Go?

From Annenberg TV News:   "USC collected $1.3 billion in tuition money in 2014, 65% of its total revenue. Most of that money went to employee... Read More
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 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

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Huge news! Congrats to Tufts University graduate students who just won their union! ...

Congrats to Tufts University Graduate Employees who just won their union! Welcome to Local 509! read more here: www.seiu509.org/2017/05/18/news-tufts-grad-students-make-history-with-vote-to-join-seiu-local-509/

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