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Headlines for Oct. 4, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 04 2017

Audio: Addressing mental health needs of first-year students early

Walter Mittelstaedt, director of Campus Wellness at the University of Waterloo, talks about significant stress first-year students can face and how they’re trying to help them.

Peterborough Examiner
$1.4M anonymous donation to Trent University School of the Environment

It’s the largest donation ever to a school of learning at Trent.

National Post
University of Toronto researchers contribute to work done by Nobel Physics Prize winners

They were part of the large team that contributed to work by three U.S.-based professors who were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize for the detection of gravitational waves.

Opinion: Massey College and insidious racism on Canadian campuses

“It’s only when you offer pushback or articulate policies that are deemed “too radical,” that you face harassment,” Abdullah Shihipar writes.

Ottawa Citizen
There are 750 Canadian ‘Dreamers’ facing possible deportation from U.S. after Trump decision

There would certainly be no barrier to Canadian Dreamers returning to this country, if necessary. Whether they want to return is another matter.

Laurentian University students to continue receiving child care subsidy during professor strike

The City of Greater Sudbury has reversed a policy that would have cancelled the program, if the university’s faculty strike continued past the end of October.

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