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internetter
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02-10-24 01:53 AM - Post#362933    

Starting Saturday?
west coast fan

internetter
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02-10-24 12:23 PM - Post#362945    

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2024/02/mens- ...
west coast fan

Penndemonium
PhD Student
Posts 1914
02-12-24 05:50 AM - Post#363143    

Just curious. How does this work, exactly? If they strike, does the team just stop playing games? I know that won't look good for alumni, but it doesn't exactly impact the broader school 's operations or business.

I'm just a little bit lost on this concept. Anyone have insight?

If this is something real, then the Union chose a pretty weak starting point. This is one of the least revenue generating, least profitable, least prestige building, least irreplaceable teams in sports - against a school and league that doesn't care that much about sports and has a lot of financial capacity to deal with legal issues.

This is also one of the situations where they will have the least sympathy. Wouldn't fellow students and alumni resent them asking to be paid in a money losing sport which has brought little glory to the University - while the cost of tuition is rising? Do they threaten to leave the school? Would students stop attending classes and paying tuition and would professors stop showing up to support them?

As you can see, I'm not getting it. This feels like some students trying to build a story to tell about their courage - but it seems selfish in that it will hurt all of the student athletes - especially in non-revenue generating sports.


internetter
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03-06-24 01:00 PM - Post#364637    

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2024/03/we-ar ...
west coast fan

SRP
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04-05-24 03:19 AM - Post#367024    

Inside story on how the process played out. Pro-union slant but informative.

The Dartmouth basketball team’s groundbreaking unionization push got assists from a dining-hall agitator, a union painter and a MLB labor leader.
https://www.wsj.com/sports/basketball/dar tmouth-ba...
Greenhorn
Senior
Posts 323
04-12-24 04:34 PM - Post#367348    

Men's hoops player writes about why he voted against unionization.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2024/04/a-mem ...


SRP
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Posts 4924
04-13-24 01:09 AM - Post#367355    

School prez says hell no:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/dartmouth-wi ll-bust-i...
Columbia 37P6
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Posts 2188
04-15-24 08:49 PM - Post#367464    

I hope the Dartmouth players who voted for a union appreciate the freedoms we have the United States of America. Try unionizing sports teams in China, Cuba and Iran
SRP
Postdoc
Posts 4924
04-18-24 09:51 PM - Post#367593    

For your amusement (or outrage, depending on where you stand, I guess):

https://www.wsj.com/articles/claiming-vic timhood-a...
rbg
Postdoc
Posts 3071
04-25-24 12:18 PM - Post#367757    

Sportico: Ivy League Asks NLRB to Review and Reverse Dartmouth Union Decision

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/other/iv y-league-...


Go Green
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Posts 1164
04-25-24 12:30 PM - Post#367758    


So much for the Harvard Athletics Director's recent comments that Harvard would not have a problem with their athletes unionizing if they wanted to do so.





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