University

University admission test a non-starter

Canadian universities shouldn’t institute an admissions test; doing so would simply add additional hurdles and stress, particularly for students from low-income backgrounds.Continue...

Professors strike, their right

While the negative effects of faculty strikes are significant, university professors should continue to exercise their right to strike as they see fit.Continue...

Uni blues

Some might say I came to Queen’s for the wrong reasons.Continue...

Apathy or action

What does it actually mean to make the most of university?Continue...

Student athletes deserve more

A former Bishop’s University football player has sued the school after they refused to pay his medical bills following a concussion sustained during a football game two years ago. The 23-year-old’s entire right side was paralyzed as a result of the incident and he’s only just recently regained the ability to walk. During the game in question, the player was allegedly sent back out onto the field after complaining of concussion-like symptoms.Continue...

Fundamental feminism

The first female scholars admitted to the University of Tehran were in 1934. Reza Shah, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty, was successful in implementing the modern values that were previously melded into Persian society by its intellectuals. Now in 2012, almost 100 years after such ground-breaking movements, multiple universities in the Islamic Republic of Iran have closed almost 80 university programs to women.Continue...

Women under-represented

As part the International Women’s Day, Queen’s School of Computing advocated for female participation in the computer sciences.Continue...

Campus catch-up

LGBT rights in Manitoba protected by professor

A law professor at the University of Manitoba was one of 12 inductees into the Canadian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and...Continue...

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