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Headlines for Sept. 29, 2021


Global News
Dalhousie University asked to revisit dry residence policy after massive street party

After a massive street party in a Halifax neighbourhood that saw thousands of rowdy students crowding streets and engaging in drunken antics, some are questioning a Dalhousie University policy that prevents students from partying in their residences instead.

Dalhousie says on-campus homecoming would not have prevented weekend bash

Dalhousie University officials are defending the school’s dry residence policy, after some student leaders said the rule helped push weekend homecoming parties into the community.

The Globe and Mail
Financial stress is taking a physical toll on young Canadians, survey finds

For the past several years, the strain of financial stress has left Safiya Mayers with depression, anxiety, fatigue, aching muscles, weight fluctuations and chest pains.

U Sports shutting down enhanced women’s hockey scholarship pilot project

A university women’s hockey pilot project testing whether enhanced financial scholarships could stem the flow of athletic talent to the NCAA is ending without a definitive answer.

Memorial University Opens New Indigenous Student Resource Centre

Memorial University’s new Indigenous Student Resource Centre is being described as a home away from home for those studying on the St. John’s campus.

The Toronto Star
Brandon Truth and Reconciliation Week

Honouring residential school survivors and the multi-generational damage of the institutions, Brandon will be celebrating its inaugural Truth and Reconciliation Week starting Monday.

Faculty Association says COVID-19 case linked to UPEI not properly communicated

The UPEI Faculty Association says staff members are concerned about the lack of information from the university about a recent COVID-19 case connected to the school.

The Hamilton Spectator
Kingston: Police, bylaw enforcement issue $118,500 in fines at University District residence

Kingston Police and city Bylaw Enforcement issued roughly $118,500 in fines at one party in the University District last Friday night.

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