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Gender option on form made to be more inclusive

This coming fall will be the last cohort of high school students forced to define themselves using a binary gender system while applying for university within the province of Ontario. The fall 2017 Ontario University Application Centre form, through which students must submit applications to any of the province’s 20 institutions, will feature “another gender identity” as an option under […]

by Maddy Cutts· · News ·
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Unsigned: Are gendered-segregated residences outdated?

The University of Waterloo’s Registrar’s Office was recently approached by a student who did not identify as male or female. This student was told that, in order to apply to be a student, a gender needed to be selected on the OUAC form. A motion has since been written for the application form to be changed and thanks to the […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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Laurier should use the ‘safe choice’ to its advantage

Last week, it was announced that Wilfrid Laurier University saw a major increase in students applying to the school, as well as students that placed Laurier first on their OUAC preference of choices. The number of those applying to Laurier rose around 11.3 per cent over last year, and the number of students that said Laurier was their first choice […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·