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Headlines for Oct. 17, 2019

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 17 2019

CBC
U of O faculty backs students demanding action on racism

More than 100 professors and librarians at the University of Ottawa are urging school officials to listen to student demands to take tougher action against racism on campus.

Global News
University of Alberta’s school of witchcraft and wizardry makes science fun for all

The University of Alberta’s witchcraft and wizardry event is coming up. As a preview, teacher Michael Ng is playing with liquid nitrogen.

London Free Press
New boss takes helm at Western University’s King’s University College

A longtime university leader and ethics researcher with dozens of publications to his name was installed as the ninth principal of King’s University College in London Wednesday.

Global News
Dalhousie Mini Medical School

Did you know Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine offers free presentations on topics like Diabetes, Lyme Disease, and Emergency Department Triage?

Toronto Star
Why Doug Ford’s attack on student press is an attack on journalism as a whole

Ontario’s student press has been dealt an unprecedented blow to its abilities to fulfil its core mandates of holding university stakeholders accountable and keeping students informed.

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