Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=231162
Story Retrieval Date: 8/20/2014 9:37:39 AM CST
Christian Flores (right) talks with former NU running back Mike Trumpy, who is against the union.
The union debate: How Northwestern University's football team gained national attention
Kain Colter has spearheaded the push to get Northwestern football players represented by a union.
After former Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter teamed up with College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) President Ramogi Huma and filed a petition to get the team represented by a union, the school became the center of national media attention. Christian Flores spoke with former NU football players on both sides of the issue, as well as a reporter who has extensively covered the controversy.