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Headlines for Nov. 12, 2020


Global News
Queen’s University to welcome 200 international students to Kingston campus for the winter semester
Queen’s University will be welcoming an extra 200 international students for the winter semester.

Global News
Mount Allison student speaks out against university sexual violence conduct
A Mount Allison University student says students are being silenced when reporting sexual violence on campus.

CTV News
Student ‘stress and fatigue’ leads Concordia University to delay winter semester by a week
Saying that students are having a tough time, Concordia University announced today that it will extend the holiday break by one week, delaying the start of the new semester until January 13.

The Province
At least three COVID-19 cases linked to large Halloween house party in London, Ont.
Public health officials say at least three COVID-19 cases in London, Ont., have been linked to a large Halloween party.

Everyone just wanted to hang out, says UWindsor student about party that led to COVID outbreak
A University of Windsor student says he and his peers feel no resentment toward each other after they attended a recent Halloween party at their residence that led to a number of them contracting COVID-19.

Vancouver Sun
College, university open houses go virtual
Fall open houses for prospective students thinking of attending St. Clair College or the University of Windsor have gone virtual.

Montreal Gazette
McGill ‘Fight Club’ is a horrible idea; the memes about it are not
Fight Club came out before many of today’s undergraduate students were born, but it continues to inspire some questionable decisions — and we’re not just talking about the television show Mr. Robot.

Financial Post
Opinion: Universities need to stop stealing
Universities are copying hundreds of millions of pages annually while simply thumbing their collective nose at authors and scholars.

Study International
What is the importance of research in everyday life?
Chemotherapy. Browsing the internet. Predicting hurricanes and storms. What do these things have in common?

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