96, Issue 69
LAST UPDATED: Friday January 31, 2003 - 2:30 p.m.Liberal election platform calls for tuition freeze
provincial Liberal party released its election platform yesterday, proposing
an immediate tuition freeze and help for needy students, among other commitments.
Study says boys may actually be literate
Boys are dumb – or so girls say anyway. However, a recent study on boys and literacy suggests boys are merely interested in different texts than girls.
"Traditionally, boys are not interested in literacy," said Kathy Sanford, assistant professor of education at the University of Victoria and co-author of the study entitled Morphing Literacy: Boys Reshaping Their Literacy.
Grits propose Double cohort refund
With the double cohort lurking around the corner, the call for an application fee refund is raising the hopes of many high school students.
According to Marie Bountrogianni, member of provincial parliament for the Hamilton Mountain riding and post-secondary education critic for the Liberal Party, university applications are something students should not have to pay for.
A stroke of literary genius
A Western father and daughter team have joined literary forces on a book
NEWS FOR DUMMIES
Our Lord Dick Cheney
Western students may have missed a packed week of news, so here's your weekly fill – Gazette style.
Homeless shelter to be approved
After a long struggle with London's City Council, the Unity Project is
one step closer to the realization of a permanent homeless shelter in
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