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Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Global events

With the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising just recently past, Tibet is once again making front-page headlines and news broadcasts.

The 1960s were ridden with protests and rallies for a Free Tibet, but only recently did the Beijing Olympics, followed by the 50th anniversary of the uprising bring the public eye back to Tibet. (read more)

Ticket Price Initiative

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

The Western crowd cheers with excitement at a game

Guelph considers cutting women's studies

School may save $100,000 eliminating program

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

The women’s studies program at University of Guelph is at risk of being eliminated due to massive budget cuts.

The Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Program Committee at the university recently voted to remove the women’s studies program. (read more)

School board debates water bottle ban, official defends safety of London tap water

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Thames Valley District School Board trustees voted last night on eliminating the sale of bottled water in its schools, as part of an environmental-conscious initiative.

If the TVDSB follows through on the initiative, they will be the third school board in the country to do so. (read more)

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