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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Oct. 20, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | OCT 20 2017

Globe and Mail
Dalhousie student faces disciplinary action for ‘targeting white people’ in Facebook post

Masuma Khan, a vice-president of the Dalhousie Student Union, is facing disciplinary action over a Facebook post about Canada 150 celebrations.

National Observer
Top scientist teases ‘solution’ to climate funding crisis

A “solution” is in the works to save a critical government fund that supports climate change research, says Canada’s top scientist.

Metro
Indigenous course part of UBC health programs

UBC has offered its first multi-discipline Indigenous health issues course, inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC)’s call-out of Canada’s health care system.

CBC
Are any students going to Western University’s official homecoming?

Many students say they “got it out of their system” at “Fake Homecoming” festivities.

CBC
Dalhousie aims to double female computer science students in 2018

Women currently make of up less than 25 per cent of students in the faculty of computer science.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Walsh vows U of R Press ‘will be a better, smarter publishing company’

Trying to move forward from the controversy that made national headlines over an upcoming Indigenous publication, the University of Regina Press is looking at changes.

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