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Headlines for May 2, 2022


CBC News
University of Sudbury receives $1.9M to transition to standalone institution

Funding part of a three-year $121-million investment in francophone education in minority settings.

CTV News
MacEwan University celebrates 50 years

MacEwan University kicked off a weekend of celebrations to mark its 50th anniversary on Friday.

CTV News
Vaccine requirements lift Sunday at most post-secondary schools in Waterloo region and Guelph

As of Sunday, proof of vaccination will no longer be needed to enter or work at most post-secondary campuses in the region.

CBC News
More accountability needed for frats accused of sexual violence, student leader says

London police are investigating after a woman says she was drugged at a Zeta Psi party.

The Timmins Daily Press
A ‘culturally safe space to learn’ at Laurentian

While research can often be regarded as an overwhelming, intimidating, and even lonely process, maamwizing holds a different view and, in turn, offers a unique experience for students.

The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: Secretive, incompetent leadership doomed Laurentian University

They failed the university, its staff and the community by creating a financial mess.

The Conversation
Critical race theory and feminism are not taking over our universities

Conservative observers everywhere are complaining about a supposed surge in feminist and critical race theories being taught in colleges and universities.

The Conversation
From Ryerson to Toronto Metropolitan University: What can we learn from the renaming?

The university’s renaming is a welcome step in helping reconcile Canada’s long history of colonization, both past and present.

The Globe and Mail
How sexual-assault allegations at Western University spread rumour and recrimination in a weekend of fear

Through interviews, text messages and e-mails, The Globe has reconstructed a timeline of the crisis that unfolded during last fall’s orientation week, when reports of a mass drugging sent students leaders and police into emergency mode.

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