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Headlines for Feb. 2, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | FEB 02 2018

CBC
Western University faces student vote to prioritize mental health on campus

The plebiscite is being held to gather a broader perspective on what students want administrators to do about mental health.

CBC
Mount Royal student accused of beating professor will be allowed to complete degree

Former Mount Royal hockey captain Matthew Brown is charged with assault after a naked man broke into a professor’s home and attacked her with a broom handle.

Maclean’s
Teaching machine learning at the University of Alberta

The department of computer science at the University of Alberta is playing a leading role in building Edmonton’s high-tech reputation.

The Province
Opinion: Key to B.C.’s success is talent

As the high-tech sector is on the rise, a group of B.C. post-secondary institutions is joining with industry in a bid to be Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster, write six university presidents.

Globe and Mail
University of New Brunswick student newspaper editor out over controversial articles

Anna De Luca had defended her decision to publish the articles in The Baron by saying the newspaper believes in “unfettered freedom of speech and expression.”

PIE News
McGill & Kyoto University create joint PhD program

The program marks the first time McGill has entered into a joint PhD program with another university.

Metro
‘It was horrible’: International student faced hunger, homelessness to pay tuition

The Council of Alberta University Students released a policy paper this week highlighting challenges faced by international students.

Montreal Gazette
Union decries Concordia plan to pick students for task force on sexual misconduct

The Concordia Student Union lashed out against the university’s sexual violence task force saying it’s not properly representing students.

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