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Headlines for Feb. 25, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 25 2019

How to help mature students thrive on campus — ideas from one who succeeded

Tina Larkin-Black was laid off and faced the struggle of finding a new job without a high school diploma. It was daunting, but she jumped right into what became a 10-year journey.

Montreal Gazette
UQAM student becomes advocate to help people understand mental health

After accidents, suicide is the leading cause of death for young people in Canada. By age 25, one in five of them will have struggled with mental illness.

Times Colonist
B.C. budget: Students cheer removal of loan interest, push for grants, free online texts

B.C.’s move to eliminate interest on student loans is welcomed by student organizations now hoping the federal government will follow suit.

Montreal Gazette
Hundreds of students skip school, rally for climate action in Montreal

The students say they plan to march every Friday until March 15, when they are to take part in a larger rally alongside CEGEP and university students.

The Varsity
U of T receives more money from international students than from Ontario government

International student enrolment has skyrocketed in the last decade and is now the greatest source of revenue for university.

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