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Headlines for April 18, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 18 2017

UBC passes new sex-assault policy, will create centralized offices to respond

All public universities in B.C. must have policies by May 19.

Why does Canada give away its best ideas in AI?

Artificial intelligence is catnip to cheque-wielding politicians. But their investments won’t pay unless we stop hawking patents.

Vancouver Sun
Opinion: Ensure Indigenous students have access to post-secondary education

We know there is more to be done and we must guard against complacency, writes Ralph Nilson, president and vice-chancellor at Vancouver Island University.

Hamilton Spectator
Opinion: Mac protesters were defending their principles

They were not, to my mind, saying that academic freedom is unimportant, writes English and cultural studies professor Amber Dean.

Campus clash: Students battle over what constitutes free speech

Some students say they are discriminated against for their unpopular or controversial opinions.

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