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  • College unions will have negative outcome: Front Burner

    Unless delayed by last-minute legal maneuvers by Northwestern University, on April 25 the football players who receive scholarships to attend Northwestern will vote in an election to decide if they want to be represented by a labor union. This unprecedented move in university athletics and American labor relations is predicated on a recent decision by the Chicago regional director of the National Labor Relations Board. That ruling held that scholarship — but not walk-on — football players of Northwestern University are actually employees under the National Labor Relations Act.
  • Education briefs

    Engineering scholarships Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support its engineering scholars program. The grant will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 annually to financially...

    Union threat should change college athletics

    Union threat should  change  college athletics
    Big-time college athletics doesn't need unionization and the problems that go with it. But the NCAA, which rules college athletics, needs to implement big changes. And the threat of unionization should be enough to bring about needed reforms. Last...

    In the Arts

    The Festivals of Arts Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $90,000 in grants to nonprofits in Laguna Beach. The recipients include the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach Live!, No Square Theater and the...

    Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees

    Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees
    Last week, third-graders in Guilford gave me a spontaneous round of applause. Why? Because the teacher introduced me as being from the University of Connecticut, where excellence in basketball has raised my profile, along with that of everyone else in...