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Striking Harvard Dining Hall Workers Arrested

9 women charged with disorderly conduct

(Newser) - Nine striking dining hall workers at the world's richest university were arrested Friday after holding a sit-in to demand better wages and health benefits. The workers—who are among 750 food service workers on strike at Harvard—were arrested alongside two union officials after blocking the streets of Harvard... More »

College Calorie Info Could Be Backfiring

From anorexics to obese students, information can spur 'disordered eating'

(Newser) - Colleges that bombard students with calorie counts and similar information to discourage overeating—and the dreaded "freshman 15" pounds—may be causing bigger diet problems instead, reports Newsweek. Many schools are rethinking their strategy in the wake of rising numbers of eating disorders, and a growing sense that a... More »

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