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Headlines for Sept. 22, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 22 2017

Canada’s neutron scientists lament closure of world’s oldest nuclear reactor

The world’s oldest operating nuclear reactor is in the twilight of its life, but the scientists who rely on it for their research are not going gentle into that good night.

Burnaby Now
Should SFU ditch the ‘Clan’ nickname?

An SFU professor’s petition reignites questions over the name of the university’s sports teams.

Racist social media post mocking First Nations investigated by UVic

A Snapchat photo shows a group of people, believed to be students, appearing to drink from a bottle of disinfectant wipes with the caption “Getting Indian drunk.”

Bishop’s University far exceeds fundraising goal with $40.5M campaign

It is the most successful campaign in the Eastern Townships university’s 174-year history.

‘Crying your guts out’: some international students fear seeking help for burnout

International students often feel reluctant to seek help for stress and burnout out of fear they may compromise their immigration status.

U of Guelph may follow in McMaster’s footsteps with campus-wide smoking ban

Conestoga College also said it will be watching the developments at McMaster with interest.

National Post
Province restoring $20M to University of Saskatchewan medical school

The university is recouping some of the money cut by the provincial government in the spring budget.

Sudbury Star
Laurentian’s new ‘heart’ officially opens

Laurentian University’s $63-million modernization project came to a close Thursday with the official opening of its new Welcome Centre located in the heart of the campus.

Western student forced to drop courses over Phoenix pay fiasco

‘If any other private company did this, the government would be on their ass,’ Durrell Bowman says

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