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Feeling squeezed, professors and grad students turn to unions

Campus unrest has usually been the province of hotheaded 20-year-olds. But these days, it's the professors and graduate students who are kicking up a fuss. In November alone, professors voted in a union at Southern Illinois University and scheduled an election for one at the University of Minnesota. Grad students at the University of California staged strikes and rallies at five campuses. And those at New York University held a meeting for students from around the country to learn more about unionization.

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