Students from several schools plan to camp out in the cold to support tuition freezes

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Student sitting in the snow outside of the UCC

Students will brave the cold beginning Jan. 31 to protest Ontario’s rising tuition fees, culminating in the Canadian Federation of Students’ Feb. 7 Day of Action.

Student unions at Ontario universities like Toronto, York, and Laurentian are participating in a campaign entitled “Freeze for the Fees” and camping out in the winter weather for a week to support freezing and lowering tuition fees. (read more)

Less Alesse

Students forced to switch birth control brands due to a shortage of the popular Alesse pill

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

“I’m on Alesse.”

Most students are familiar with the advertisements featuring women claiming to be using the popular birth control pill Alesse, but some women who want to be on Alesse can’t, thanks to a nation-wide shortage. (read more)

Students flock to Huron College

Highest '06 applicant increase in Ontario

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Statistics show Huron University College had the largest increase in university applicants in Ontario last year.

Huron received 1,546 applications " a 20.6 per cent increase over last year’s 1,282. (read more)

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