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Headlines for Feb. 11, 2020


Report calls for province to develop sexual violence policy for universities

A report released Monday is calling on the Alberta provincial government to do more to prevent sexual violence at post-secondary institutions.

Calgary Herald
University students urge province to take action against sexual violence on campus

University students are calling on the province to take action against sexual violence on post-secondary campuses.

Global News
Western University to host night celebrating women and non-binary astronomers

Western University will be marking the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with a celebration of women and non-binary astronomers.

CTV News
Ontario university honours victims of Iran plane crash with memorial award

York University has created The Iranian Students Memorial Award to honour the students killed in the Ukrainian plane crash in Iran.

The London Free Press
Western University friends: ‘There is a big hole . . . in our hearts’ from Ukraine Airlines downing

More than a month after a plane carrying 176 people was shot down near Tehran, friends of one of four Western University students who died say they want to keep his memory alive.

Vancouver is Awesome
Students hope B.C. budget will ease their financial burden

The BC Federation of Students hopes the provincial government will hear their plea and send them a lifeline in the upcoming budget speech.

Global News
Trent University’s Conservation Cafe shares scientific research with the public

Trent University’s Conservation Café discussion series runs the second Tuesday of each month, sharing research about topics connected to climate change and conservation issues.

The Sudbury Star
LU seeks to define — what’s a mascot?

Since 2013, when he was updated and newly outfitted, Victor, a giant male Voyageur/lumberjack or coureur de bois, patrolled the campus like he owned it, high-fiving and mocking referees, imitating high-strung coaches.

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