96, Issue 2
LAST UPDATED: Thursday May 29, 2003 - 6:00 p.m.Contract receives stamp of approval
students can now breathe a sigh of relief: the threat of a faculty work
stoppage, looming during contract negotiations over the past few months,
is now gone.
Engineers need to write well
"We English good," students say
Maybe the stereotype of the engineering student who can't put a sentence together is not as true as once thought.
Over the last decade or more, university engineering programs have been making the move to include more writing and communication courses to better help their students.
Does Mac policy hurt academic freedom?
How freely should academics be able to speak when addressing the media?
A policy recently approved by McMaster University's senate stated faculty members are not allowed to identify their association with the university unless they are speaking from within their area of expertise.
Chretien's Liberals decriminalize pot; critics think he's been smoking some
Tories, OSSTF battle over teachers' rights
The provincial Progressive Conservatives are looking to limit teachers' right to strike and took the first step toward doing so by introducing legislation on May 21. The new legislation will limit teachers' ability to participate in work-to-rule action.
From the Far Lane: Why unions are bad for education
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