- New reserves program pays for half of tuition
Student loans often cover only the basic necessities, forcing many students to look for work outside their class schedules. Fortunately for those students in the reserves or considering joining, paying for tuition will soon get a whole lot easier.
- Ontario students take on Sodexho
Sodexho Marriott no longer owns shares in the private prison industry, but students at the University of Toronto and York are still fighting to push the company off their campuses.
- FTAA draft text released amid criticism
Following relentless pressure from anti-globalization activists, the 34 nations taking part in Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) negotiations have released the draft text of the proposed treaty to the public.
- PSE funding still low despite universities' record revenues
Universities raked in a record $14.9-billion in revenue in 1999/00, but education groups say students are hardly getting a share of the spoils.
- Sluggish Coca-Cola consumption may impact funding
The University of British Columbia may lose some of the private funding it receives if students and faculty don't start drinking more Coca-Cola.
- Politcians are people too
The results of the APEC inquiry are in, but no matter what's written, it wonıt make any difference. The Liberal government will be obligated to deny and downplay everything negative written about them because thatıs what they were elected by us to do.
| Miscellaneous Gobbledegook |
- The University of Regina: A primer for first year post-secondary education
We are at the picturesque University of Regina campus, nestled in the crotch of the rolling tide of the mighty Wascana and the soothing hum of the Wascana Parkway/Ring Road. Here you will witness unparalleled greenery and oddball sculpture in one gaze; classrooms full of attentive students, sleeping students, and students who gossip during class like it's going out of style. Buckle up, my pretties; it's going to be a wild ride.