Nationally coordinated Sit-ins have occurred at 4 universities this spring semester as part of the Kick Out Sodexo campaign. Here are news piece and videos from each campuses campaign:
April 27th 7 arrested at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia:
May 11th 27 arrested at the University of Washington in Seattle:
Video of the day after the arrests. Students demand entrance into board of regents meeting: http://www.youtube.com/user/stopsweatshops?blend=13&ob=5#p/u/10/BOd2IWk-Ssg
May 19th University of Washington students hold 2nd sit in 13 arrests:
A good article that provides more context on the campaign:
May 23rd 9 arrested at Ohio State University:
So far Pomona College has terminated its contract with Sodexo, Northeastern University denied Sodexo during their bidding process for a food service contractor, Western Washington terminated their 150 million dollar contract and over 50 year relationship with Sodexo, Regis University just opted for a different food service provider.
All eyes on the University of Washington this week.