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Lauren Knudson has 35 articles published.

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SAAB Advises Admissions Officers

This year, as part of a broader effort to promote diversity and inclusion work across campus, the Office of Admissions created the Student Access Advisory Board. The board consists of 14 students from a wide range of backgrounds and was created to advise the Office of Admissions in their efforts to recruit students from different… Keep Reading

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SEPTA Strike Causes Delays

On Tuesday, over 4,700 unionized employees of South Eastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority stopped working after the union and SEPTA failed to reach an agreement over a contract dispute. Transportation Workers Union Local 234 represents approximately 4,700 SEPTA workers, and members voted last week to strike if they did not reach a deal before their contract… Keep Reading

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Harvard strike sparks discussion about compensation, benefits

Seven hundred and fifty Harvard Dining Hall workers, a group unionized under UNITE HERE 26,  entered strike on Oct. 5th. The strike continued for nearly three weeks, resulting in the closure of dining halls and disruption on campus. The union and school reached a working agreement on Tuesday, and the workers will return to work… Keep Reading

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Students work to create chronic illness support group

Many students on campus struggle with chronic health conditions that can sometimes impede their ability to participate fully on campus, leading some students to take action to improve their situation. Max Weinstein ’19 is working on creating a support group for students with chronic health problems. On Sept. 19th, Weinstein wrote an op-ed in the… Keep Reading

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New parking lot means more spaces for students

The college is in the process of building a new parking lot by Cunningham Fields. The parking lot is expected to be completed before this year’s commencement scheduled in May 2017. As the college grows, the pressure for parking spaces increases. According to Assistant Dean and Director for Student Engagement, Rachel Head, the college receives… Keep Reading

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College aims to staff 5-4 change

As part of its 2012 strategic planning initiative, the college announced a transition from professors teaching a three-two course load, three courses one semester and two the other to a two-two course load, having professors teach a total of four courses over the academic year. The college hopes the change will allow professors more time… Keep Reading

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