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Headlines for May 29, 2017


Globe and Mail
McGill graduate still suffers two years after her assault, court hears

Kathryn Leci told a courtroom she still suffers physical and emotional injuries from an assault by a male student nearly two years ago in a case that has led to criticism for how McGill handles violent altercations between students.

Montreal Gazette
Crisis on campus: Universities struggle with students in distress

With requests for help far outstripping campus resources, beleaguered universities are struggling with the same kind of challenges seen in the public health-care system at large.

Descendants of historical Métis leaders graduate side-by-side after unexpected meeting

Mark Stevens, a descendent of Gabriel Dumont, and Carly Teillet, a relative to Louis Riel, intend to follow in their family’s footsteps and fight for Indigenous rights following their graduation from UBC’s law school.

Globe and Mail
Canada’s largest academic conference debates country’s democracy

Topical panels and interactive events at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Toronto this week are crucial if universities are to demonstrate their continued relevance.

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