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A future for students

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A prosperous economy and society in Newfoundland and Labrador requires affordable, accessible post-secondary education for all.

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Intersectional feminism does not uphold capitalism

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MUN Provost Dr. Noreen Golfman is waving the feminist flag while perpetuating class oppression.

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MUN tuition and the myth of meritocracy

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Ahead of Thursday’s decision by Memorial University’s Board of Regents to raise tuition for select students, the school’s provost revealed the fiction on which administrators hold the belief they’re not hurting students.

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MUN community must unite against provincial government’s austerity

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Questionable strategy, fractured university community means everyone loses.

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No, it does not cost $26K to educate a student

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In the fight over post-secondary funding, incorrect math is being used for political purposes.

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Missing the point of affordable post-secondary education

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As the prospect of tuition fee increases looms once again, absent from dialogue among politicians and academic administrators is a more crucial understanding of the role of post-secondary education in people’s lives and society.

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Let’s fight for free education

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“Education is a fundamental condition of human freedom.”

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The Ball Government’s attack on N.L. society

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The Liberals’ book tax is part of a bigger, disturbing pattern.

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Access to education and employment key to poverty reduction

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“Policies aimed at improving access to education and the ability to obtain employment complement each other in breaking the cyclical nature of poverty.”

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Escaping poverty through the library

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If you think they’re outdated and due for cutbacks, it’s a sign of your good fortune and privilege. Libraries remain vital for the poor.

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Kirby unveils proposal for one-room schools

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The Liberal government says multi-grade classrooms won’t work, announces new plan to eliminate grades altogether and finance K-12 system with child labour.

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The cruelest cut of all

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In a budget that already makes little sense, eviscerating public libraries is about the least intelligent thing the Liberals have done yet

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Keep post-secondary education accessible: students

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University and college students in Newfoundland and Labrador are taking to social media ahead of provincial budget to make case for well-funded higher learning.

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Privatization of public services will hurt N.L.: town hall

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“People Before Profit” speakers say privatization perpetuates inequality, reduces the quality of public services like healthcare and education, eats away at the fabric of our society — and most Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans can’t afford it anyway.

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Further fee hikes looming for red-haired, green-eyed students

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Parties compete to “clarify” policy statements.

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MUN’s purpose, direction questioned as fee hikes loom

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Between the provincial government’s April 30 funding cuts to Memorial University and a July 10 MUN Board of Regents vote that could see significant tuition and residence fee increases for many students, a conversation is emerging about the whole reason the university exists in the first place.

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On a rock in a hard place: MUN and the Davis Budget

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Properly funding and managing Memorial University are fundamental public policy issues and far too important to be left to senior administration or the provincial government.

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“A vagina is truly a vagina”

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Why no one will die if we talk about sex, and many will if we don’t

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Eliminating parks interpreters: the wrong move at the wrong time

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Program reached more than 140,000 people over five years

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Introducing Glocal Justice to province’s public schools

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A junior high school teacher is hoping a pioneering teaching resource she developed while in university will be supported by the provincial Department of Education and used in classrooms around the province

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