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Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Melissa Harris, News editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Dining halls across campus were unusually empty Monday as hundreds boycotted Bon Appétit Management Company to stand in solidarity with Campus Dining Services staff. The protest, initiated by the Student Labor Action Coalition, aimed to push the College to separate from Bon Appétit and switch to a s...

Boycotts Result in Obsolete Forms of Activism

Cyrus Eosphoros, Columnist

April 24, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

This is the third and final part in a series on consumption-centered activism in the U.S. The previous two entries in this series were about the pitfalls of boycotts as they happen today: how the idea of boycotting the entire state of Indiana punishes authorities via publicity and actual Indiana reside...

Driscoll Strawberry Boycott Flawed, Harms Laborers, Not Corporation

Cyrus Eosphoros, Columnist

April 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINIONS, Uncategorized

This is the second part in a three-part series on consumption-centered activism in the U.S. The next section will be published in the April 17 issue of the Review. On the way out of the town where I grew up, Todos Santos, the desert gives way to vast green fields and barns that are marked with the pa...

Update: Your Wallet Can’t Vote For You

Cyrus Eosphoros, Columnist

April 3, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

This is the first part of a three-part series on consumption-centered activism in the U.S. The next section will be published in the April 10 issue of the Review. Consumer action as a form of activism — as political behavior that affects the world on a scale beyond individuals — that is easy t...

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