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5 Tufts University Students on Hunger Strike to Save Janitors' Jobs

HeadlinesMay 05, 2015

Five students at Tufts University in Medford, Massachuetts, have launched a hunger strike to protest the university’s plans to cut 17 percent of its janitorial workforce in June. The students began their strike on Sunday in a bid to save the janitors’ jobs. Fellow students are camping out in solidarity outside Tufts’ main administration building.

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