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From South Sudan to South Orange: by Nick Petro

By on Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Today enjoy a treat of a story on Chier Ajou, the former Wildcat big man whose life journey is a tale in perspective. Plus on union vote eve, a group of alumni are holding a press conference claiming NU has interfered in the union process.

The Mechanics of a Vote

By on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Can Kain's return spark life in to NU's offense? Let's hope so!

What actually goes into the voting process Northwestern players will be participating in this week? I dig through my Labor Law textbook to give a basic outline of the process.

Wildcat Link Love

By on Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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It’s time to corral a ton of Wildcat-related news, notes and links. We’ve got you covered.

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The top Northwestern links from around the internet

At Northwestern, a blitz defeat effort to unionize

The New York Times

The New York Times' Ben Strauss details the extremely aggressive efforts Pat Fitzgerald and Northwestern have undertaken to defeat the union effort of their football players.

This won’t change college athletics

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern wrestler Mike McMullan explains why the union will do little to change college athletics and really only affects football.

Document reveals Northwestern’s anti-union dialogue with players

CBS Sports

Jeremy Fowler of CBS Sports obtained an internal Northwestern memo that answers various questions from players, staff and parents regarding the upcoming union vote. It provides a glimpse into how Northwestern football is approaching this issue with its players.

Unity too strong for Northwestern unionization

CBS Chicago

Talking to Trevor Siemian and Collin Ellis, Chris Emma reveals that Northwestern players' bond to the university and to Pat Fitzgerald has turned the unionization effort on its head since the NLRB hearing.

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Northwestern aggressively campaigns against union

By on Thursday, April 24, 2014

As the voting day draws near for the Northwestern football player, reports of the school’s efforts to campaign against the union show how aggressive the school opposed this measure.

Can Kain's return spark life in to NU's offense? Let's hope so!

The Mechanics of a Vote

By on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

What actually goes into the voting process Northwestern players will be participating in this week? I dig through my Labor Law textbook to give a basic outline of the process.

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The force is strong with Pat Fitzgerald

By on Saturday, April 19, 2014

The tide appears to have turned some before the vote Friday. And it has turned in favor of Pat Fitzgerald and the trust he has built, beginning in the recruiting living room.

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Northwestern alumni to form athletes advocacy group

By on Friday, April 18, 2014

Everyone has asked for what else Northwestern students could do other than unionize. The football alumni are forming a support group that may provide the answer.

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