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Hunger strike ends as CU agrees to compromise

BOULDER – Seven University of Colorado students ended a 15-day hunger strike Thursday after reaching an agreement with school officials over the rights of workers in overseas factories that make the school’s licensed apparel.Hunger strikers toasted with freshly squeezed, pulpy orange juice and strawberries as the group and school officials announced the agreement.The students started the strike April 13 demanding the school adopt the Designated Suppliers Program, which would require the university’s goods be made in certified factories where among other things, workers can bargain collectively.


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