May 20, 2014 The move comes two months after a National Labor Relations Board ruling that athletes at Northwestern University are school employees and therefore are entitled to form a union.
Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a January press conference in Chicago.
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March 26, 2014 The decision means the players can vote to unionize and has the potential to revolutionize the way college athletics work.
Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, who finished his college career last season, is the spokesman for the players' effort to unionize.
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January 29, 2014 The players say they work hard and bring in millions of dollars for their school. They want the right to bargain collectively. The NCAA says that would "undermine the purpose of college: an education." Who is right?
Part of the special design to be worn by Northwestern University football players on Nov. 16.
November 6, 2013 Northwestern University plans to use special uniforms at its Nov. 16 game against Michigan. They're supposed to honor the U.S. military and wounded veterans. Critics, though, say the design makes it look as if blood has been splattered across an American flag. That's just wrong, they say.
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