Arab Day fills UCC atrium with food, fun and facts

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Arab Day

The University Community Centre atrium was overflowing with Middle-Eastern artifacts, music and aromas as people dressed in traditional ensembles shared their culture Tuesday.

Arab Awareness Day offered Western students an opportunity to travel across the Middle East, sample simmering dishes and chat with representatives from different countries, without leaving the UCC. (read more)

St. Mary's cancels immigration debate due to security risks

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Saint Mary’s University in Halifax cancelled a debate on race and racial discrimination that was to take place Monday between an SMU philosophy professor and a controversial American writer.

The debate was to feature Jared Taylor, editor of American Renaissance, a publication known to advocate white supremacy. (read more)

USC agrees to increase Legal Services' funding

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

At the last University Students’ Council meeting a motion was put forward to increase funding to Community Legal Services.

The motion to increase student fees by $1.25 was approved overwhelmingly by Council. (read more)

Mac engineering students developing glove for CPR

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Two engineering students from McMaster University have designed a glove to help people perform CPR, but some First Aid trainers are concerned it could do more harm than good.

The one-size-fits-all glove contains sensors and chips to measure the depth and frequency of chest compressions when a person is administering CPR to a cardiac arrest victim. (read more)

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