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Headlines for August 30, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 30 2022

The London Free Press
Western must explain rationale for COVID booster mandate: experts

Western University should be more transparent about the reasons behind its booster dose mandate for staff and students, experts say, on the heels of a weekend protest on campus over the policy.

CTV News
Toronto Metropolitan University goes Bold with new nickname for athletics teams

TMU announced Monday that its sports teams will now be called the TMU Bold, one of three finalists selected from more than 4,800 survey contributions. TMU’s new mascot will be a falcon.

The Financial Post
Rent scams are on the rise and students are particularly vulnerable

Scams typically involve ruses aimed at conning prospective tenants into wiring money before seeing a unit in person.

Global News
Orientation week celebrations underway for university freshman

The first orientation week celebrations made a return to Toronto Metropolitan University after three years on Monday.

The Toronto Star
Sexual violence on campus is a ‘national epidemic.’ Here’s how student leaders want it addressed.

A student-authored action plan set out recommendations aimed at schools and the government, but at the core will have students addressing and preventing sexual violence on campus.

CTV News
Back-to-school season brings mix of nerves, excitement for ‘normal’ school year

It’s time to go back to school once again, but this time it’s a return to what could be the most normal school year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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