Workers’ rights group protests UK contracts: VF Corporation responds to students’ concerns

Julia Wang, the International campaigns coordinator with the United Students Against Sweatshops explains how big name companies work and how their products get from workers to buying at a USAS Tour stop in the Student Center. Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Lexington. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff

The collapse and subsequent creation of the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety, which has been endorsed by the Worker Rights Consortium, is the focus of United Students Against Sweatshops this year.

Survey addresses parking issues: UK asks campus for feedback in midst of transportation changes

“The TMP aligns with our Campus Master Plan — the blueprint for our campus transformation that’s allowing us to become a national model for a thriving, public residential research campus,” Monday wrote in the email. “This transformation, however, presents new challenges with regard to parking and transportation.”

Students look ahead at Graduate Salute

Senior hospitality management and tourism major Alison Culp purchases graduation supplies on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

By Samantha Ponder During Graduation Salute on Tuesday, graduating students prepared for the next phase of their lives. Students could ask questions, purchase necessary items for graduation, and enjoy free cookies and popcorn. “I’m ready for this new part of my life,” psychology senior Dominique LaPlante said. Although LaPlante has plans for her future, […]