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Letter to the Editor – Feb 2, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Feb 2, 2016

It’s Time to Talk: Graduate Student Mental Health “Grad school is HARD!” How many times have you heard this, or said it yourself, since you made the decision to come to grad school?  Or better yet, even when you started applying? Something that I continue to grapple with is the value of a university degree, how we measure student success, […]

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Letter to the Editor: UW Referendum

Letter to the Editor: UW Referendum

All Major Parties Agree: Oppose BDS, Vote No in Upcoming UW Referendum For those of you who don’t know, the University of Waterloo will be having a referendum this coming week on the question of severing ties with academic institutions in Israel, and in so doing supporting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. For those of you who have […]

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Letters to the Editor – January 15, 2015

Letters to the Editor – January 15, 2015

The following is an letter which I sent to President Blouw, and other members of Laurier’s senior administration. It has to do with the condition of Laurier’s building signage, which I believe is an important campus issue. I am submitting this email as a letter to the editor: I am a recent alumnus and proud Golden Hawk. Throughout my undergrad, […]

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Letter to the Editor – January 13, 2015

Letter to the Editor – January 13, 2015

Affording tuition costs There is a common misconception the average student in Ontario is able to pay for their education by working hard before they go away to school. One could argue if a student worked full-time over the four-month summer at the current minimum wage, they could just make enough to cover the bare cost of tuition. But the […]

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Letters to the Editor – Oct 28, 2015

Letters to the Editor – Oct 28, 2015

A response to the statue project Dear fellow Golden Hawks, As many of you are aware, there is a major controversial topic; 22 Prime Minister bronze statues being donated to the campus to be put on various locations. A few students and staff have spoken in outrage about this “approved” project. Prime Ministers are leaders of our country, our values […]

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Response to feminist blog threats

Response to feminist blog threats

Dear colleagues at the University of Toronto, In the days since the posting of the kill feminist blog threats at your university, we have walked into our classrooms differently.  Perhaps others would suspect we’ve allowed fear to dominate but what in fact we have been given is heightened purpose and commitment to what we teach and what we learn.  We’ve […]

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Wait, Justin Trudeau was here?

Wait, Justin Trudeau was here?

Apparently, the Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau visited our school on October the 5th in order to present his platform to the student body. However, this was publicized so poorly (some might even say it was mismanaged) that many people, staff, students and myself included, learned of the event after he had concluded his visit. To be succinct, I am […]

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