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Harvard University students walk out to support striking dining service workers

Harvard University has the largest endowment of any university in the nation. And for nearly two weeks, its dining hall workers have been on strike for better wages. How did the geniuses in Harvard’s administration not realize how that contrast would play out in accounts of the strike? Or did they just not care, so determined were they not to put any of the fruits of that more than $35 billion endowment toward giving their own workers a raise? Did they not predict that a significant number of students would take the workers’ side? Because: x BREAKING: @harvard undergraduate students walked out of classes today to support their dining hall workers on strike #SupportTheStrike #1u pic.
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