Tag: graduate students

  • Fifty Hours of Work for Twenty Hours’ Pay

    Zoe Carey, a 32-year-old sociology Ph.D. candidate at the New School, spends every week trying to cram what she estimates is 25 hours worth of work into ten hours of paid time as a school teaching fellow. Carey teaches her own undergraduate course, “Sociological Imagination” — the fourteenth class she’s taught in her six years […]

  • Columbia Grad Student Strike Could Hinge on Trump Ruling

    The scene that unfolded yesterday on the campus of Columbia University has become a familiar one across the country: teachers leaving their jobs to grab protest signs and join a picket line. The five-hour event — which turned into a rally, then a march, before forming back into a picket line that cut through the […]