Post Tagged with: "letter to the editor"

Letters to the Editor: Responding to controversy on campus

Letters to the Editor: Responding to controversy on campus

Due to the amount of letter submissions received, we have opted to publish all of them here in full. Baffled and disappointed I’m writing to register my disappointment and utter bafflement at the way this misguided free speech crusade has been handled at Laurier. When being respectful to a group of marginalized people seems like an assault on free speech, […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·
Letter to the Editor: 10-hour rule

Letter to the Editor: 10-hour rule

In the 1990’s the Ontario Government sought support from the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies for something called the 10-Hour Rule, which states that graduate students are not allowed to work more than an average of 10 hours per week on-campus. The OCGS adopted the rule, binding all Ontario universities to comply. In 2014 the government realized their mistake and […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·
Letter to the Editor: PhD student teaching opportunities

Letter to the Editor: PhD student teaching opportunities

Re: Bargaining Continues between WLU and WLUFA, November 9th, 2016 Missing from your lengthy article last week was the PhD student perspective relating specifically to bargaining point #2: job security. As a student leader dedicated to ensuring that the graduate student experience at Laurier is second to none, I offer this rebuttal to WLUFA’s claims that, “the push to make […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·