96, Issue 85
LAST UPDATED: Wednesday March 12, 2003 - 4:15 p.m.University degrees worth the hassle
new Statistics Canada study reinforces what many have held as a common
belief: having a post-secondary education increases your earning potential.
Student debt hurts access?
A recently released national survey on post-secondary education found student debt-loads are increasingly unmanageable due to limited financial assistance, yet critics argue the survey is flawed and the findings are misleading.
SATIRE: Winter to students: kiss my ass
The extended winter southwestern Ontario is experiencing has kept London in a deep freeze well into the second week of March, leaving many Western students without any spring in their step.
While it might be unrealistic to expect excessive sunny days before exams, some students are concerned the tardy spring of 2003 will never come.
Canada's nursing shortage getting worse
Despite Canada's current shortage of nurses, experts say many new nursing school applicants are being turned away.
The demand for nurses continues to exceed the number of seats at nursing schools, said Carroll Iwasiw, director of the school of nursing at Western. "It's alarming. If the current trend continues, we'll be short 110,000 nurses in Canada by 2011," she explained.
Bouncers to get in touch with feelings
necks may be big, but it doesn't mean their hearts are.
Double cohort funding solid: Ecker
With a provincial election expected to be called this spring, The Gazette took a moment to speak with Ontario Finance Minister Janet Ecker.
Volunteering is about the community: study
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