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Headlines for Feb. 26, 2020

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | FEB 26 2020

CBC
With coronavirus fears intensifying, MUN urges people to ‘think before they talk’

Memorial University leadership is offering more details about why concerns were raised last week about possible racism and xenophobia on the school’s campuses.

Ottawa Sun
China’s reach on campus

An MP Monday disclosed records indicating the federal spy agency in 2019 warned the University of British Columbia of its close cash dealings with Huawei Technologies Co, as first reported by Blacklock’s Reporter.

The Globe and Mail
Queen’s University under pressure to reinstate coach who spoke out against Guelph

Queen’s University is facing mounting pressure from athletes, alumni and the academic community to reinstate a varsity track coach who was fired for criticizing the University of Guelph and some of its former student athletes over their handling of sexual-abuse allegations.

Halifax Today
Saint Mary’s University hires African Nova Scotian and Black student liaison

Charisma Grace Walker will play a meaningful role drawing from her past experiences and expertise.

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