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Headlines for July 31, 2020


Global News
StFX moving forward with controversial waiver, students ‘disappointed’
St. Francis Xavier University sent out a letter to its students saying they have decided to move forward with the COVID-19 waiver, despite weeks of controversy and backlash from students.

Students’ union taking food bank on the road in Cape Breton
The Cape Breton University Students’ Union is heading out on the road to bring its food bank to Cape Breton communities. The student group, which operates a food bank inside at CBU, is also operating a mobile service.

London Free Press
U.S. college football is racist and should stop: King’s University professor
A criminologist at King’s University College is calling for the end of the American college football season and a restructuring of the sport, arguing its structure is harming the players, particularly Black players.

U of L health data breach affects more than 1,200 patients
University of Lethbridge health centre emailed sensitive patient info in error last month.

National Post
B.C. tabs Thompson Rivers University to study wildfire prediction, responses
Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops was chosen for research that will improve abilities to forecast, prevent and respond to wildfire emergencies, Forest Minister Doug Donaldson said Thursday.

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