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    :: Wednesday, September 21, 2005 ::

    Wal-Mart marches on amidst rising tensions - By Emma Dumain and Maxine Kaplan, Oberlin Review, OH
    One of the first things both new and returning students wondered when they arrived at Oberlin this fall was, “What’s a big inflatable rat doing in front of Stevenson?”

    Some feared it was the start of another union conflict, recalling how the last academic year opened with the threat of a major strike. But soon it became evident that this rat, far from its usual symbolic role as a warning to picket-jumpers, was no ordinary rat. This was the Walmrat.
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