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Adjunct faculty endures sub-par conditions at some schools

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Illustration Alexis Sachdev Because of recent budget cuts, part-time educators take the greatest blow. For many adults, framing one’s Bachelor’s degree after four, five or six years of higher education is the hammering of the proverbial final nail on a coffin of low-paying, benefit-less jobs that many college students settle for to make ends meet.…

Josh Fernandez: Addressing adjuncts’ needs

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The focus of the recent job loss of 45 adjuncts demonstrates their need for unionization. At the end of the Fall 2010 semester, 45 of the 59 adjuncts in the First-Year Writing Program were informed they would not be teaching courses this semester.…