Lilah Burke

Nike Agrees to Access for Labor Rights Monitoring Group

Nike Agrees to Access for Labor Rights Monitoring Group

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09/16/2017

Two weeks ago, after years of negotiation, mediation, and student activism, Georgetown University signed a new licensing agreement with Nike, Inc, allowing the company to resume producing Georgetown apparel. Nike has faced scrutiny from the student body and from activist groups over its labor practices. The new contract now establishes a protocol between the company…

Students stage overnight sit-in against Nike contract

Students stage overnight sit-in against Nike contract

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12/09/2016

Yesterday at 10 a.m., 17 Georgetown undergrads stormed into the office suite of President John DeGioia in Healy Hall to protest the university’s involvement with Nike in a sit-in. The students have vowed to sit-in until the university issues a written statement that it will not renew its licensing contract with Nike, which is set to expire…

H*ya Saxa: Twenty-Five Years of Choice

H*ya Saxa: Twenty-Five Years of Choice

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11/18/2016

by Lilah Burke, Margaret Gach, and Jake Maher This year, unrecognized student group H*yas for Choice celebrates its 25th anniversary. In an environment historically rife with opposition, H*yas for Choice has managed to make a name for themselves as unwavering advocates for reproductive rights. The story of their founding and growth underscores some of the…

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