“I would challenge all organizations who adopt Juneteenth as a holiday to not just do the performative gesture of making it a holiday.”
"Emerson has an opportunity to lead on issues of gender equity through a good first contract. Unfortunately, the administration is insisting on a compensation plan that still includes merit pay as a significant portion of possible raises, doled out at the discretion of a supervisor."
It used to be that Flaherty was part of a crew of five UMB painters. Together they handled everything from repainting offices for new faculty hires to cleaning up the occasional graffiti to preparing the campus for open houses, making sure that visitors would get only the best impression.