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Southwest Airlines staff conducts silent protest for new contract

By Multimedia Editor

May 20, 2016

Hundreds of Southwest Airlines employees protested slow contract negotiations May 18 outside the company’s annual shareholders meeting.The Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association, which represents the carrier’s pilots, has been in negotiations with Southwest for nearly four years. Pilots have also not received a pay raise since 2011.Jonathan Weaks, president of Southwest Pilots’ Association, said a new contract mus...

Fashion students going green for Chicago runways

Fashion students going green for Chicago runways

October 20, 2014

Using second-hand clothing and recycled leather from airplane seats, 12 students from Columbia’s Fashion Studies Department will create upcycled apparel to be showcased in two fashion shows this fall. Elizabeth Shorrock, an assistant professor in the Fashion Studies Department an...

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