The Columbia Chronicle

Student – ‘maid’ effort

By BenitaZepeda

November 9, 2009

For more than six years, workers at the Congress Hotel, 520 S. Michigan Ave., have been on strike seeking higher wages. On Nov. 3 at 5 p.m., students in Raymond Lohne’s History of the American Working Class course showed Columbia’s support by joining protesters on the picket line in front of the hotel.Students in two sections of the class were cast in different roles to portray when they joined the protesters.  Some of ...

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