Tufts Students on Hunger Strike Meet with Administrators

A group of Tufts University students will enter the fourth full day of a hunger strike Thursday, as they continue talks with administrators over proposed cuts to the school’s custodial workers.

The administration will meet with students at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to members of the Tufts Labor Coalition. The two sides met on the Medford campus for about an hour […]

Tufts Students Go On Hunger Strike Over Janitor Layoffs

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) – Five students at Tufts University began a hunger strike Sunday over the university’s plans to cut about 35 janitorial jobs at the end of May.

More than 80 students, janitors and families of the staff gathered outside the main administrative building to mark the start of the strike, The Boston Globe reported (http://bit.ly/1AzmdVC). About a dozen tents […]