Tag: Strike

Columbia University

Columbia University Students Stage Tuition Strike

Angered over increased financial burdens, a move to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what they call a “flagrant disregard for initiatives democratically supported within the community,” more than 1,000 Columbia University students have gone on tuition strike, refusing to make required payments that were due to the…

Archived: Schools Close for 'A Day Without a Woman'

Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland announced Tuesday night that schools would be closed on Wednesday. Approximately 1,700 teachers, and 30 percent of the transportation staff, requested leave to observe “A Day Without a Woman” a strike created to coincide with International Women’s Day. Women’s March organizers have encouraged…