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Headlines for Oct. 19, 2021


National Post
Queen’s taking action against students after misogynistic signs over party weekend

Queen’s University said the signs were hung in front of a number of houses on Saturday and the occupants of those homes were told the school would take action under the Student Code of Conduct. The university did not specify what that action would entail.

Kamloops News
Kamloops law students create first toolkit in Canada to empower LGBTQ2s+ community

Kamloops law students have created a groundbreaking guide designed to clarify and simplify legal, health and youth matters for the LGBTQ2s+ community.

CBC News
Acadia University says it will discipline student partygoers

Discipline could include sanctions, suspensions or expulsions.

CBC News
Ryerson rolls out new COVID-19 policy that limits access to university activities for unvaccinated

Access cut off starting Monday for those not fully vaccinated or who don’t have exemptions.

The Observer
Western University extends pause on students studying abroad

Western University is halting its international exchange programs for students until the spring due to the pandemic, bringing the hiatus to more than two years.

Edmonton Journal
Opinion: Closing Athabasca University campus will hurt school, community and Alberta

In May 2020, Athabasca’s board of governors, in a closed meeting, decided to effectively close the Athabasca main campus and end Edmonton and Calgary campus leases.

CTV News
More than 100 fines handed out after raucous weekend in Kingston, Ont.

The City of Kingston, Ont. says at least 100 partygoers could be facing permanent police or court records as a result of large gatherings in the city’s University District over the weekend.

Toronto Star
Fix food insecurity to help first-year undergrads, prof says

First-year university students who struggle to consistently get enough food to eat are more likely to be anxious, depressed, or dissatisfied with life than other new students, a recent study found.

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