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Headlines for Dec. 13, 2017


University World News
Why China wants ‘Western-style’ liberal arts education

Foreign universities interested in setting up liberal arts and science degrees in China believe they can operate within the country’s current confines, including an atmosphere that is hostile to criticism.

For trans folks, free speech can be silencing

The debate surrounding Wilfrid Laurier and that now infamous Jordan Peterson video has largely ignored the marginalized voices at the centre of the controversy.

What really happened at Wilfrid Laurier University

Inside Lindsay Shepherd’s supposed fight for free speech.

Global News
Queen’s University student’s project aims to keep international students warm over the winter

The Queen’s winter coat exchange offers international students access to gently used winter jackets, scarves, toques other items of winter clothing.

Drunk University of Calgary students get a place to sober up

The University of Calgary is starting a pilot program in January that will repurpose a residence space as a place for drunk students to sober up.

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