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Headlines for March 23, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 23 2018

Maclean’s
Canadian universities test accepting great students with not-so-great grades

Aiming to reach high school students with great skills but low marks, a pilot project allows applicants to show off their best work.

CBC
Laurentian says ‘discussion is important’ regarding amount of part-time profs in Ontario universities

Laurentian University is responding to poll results released Wednesday that suggested a majority of Ontarians want more full-time and fewer sessional professors.

CBC
Mi’kmaq flag raised at Mount A as powwow participants defy snowstorm

Just as a major snowstorm hit the region, Indigenous students and community members gathered at Mount Allison University on Thursday to raise the school’s new permanent Mi’kmaq flag.

CBC
Soy sexy: Soy-based condoms reduce waste and are allergy friendly

Two University of Guelph students have developed soy-based condoms that are better for the environment and can be used by people with latex allergies.

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