We need institutions where critical inquiry can be freely pursued by scholars and cultivated among students. The future of NL depends on it.
A prosperous economy and society in Newfoundland and Labrador requires affordable, accessible post-secondary education for all.
MUN Provost Dr. Noreen Golfman is waving the feminist flag while perpetuating class oppression.
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.
Questionable strategy, fractured university community means everyone loses.
In the fight over post-secondary funding, incorrect math is being used for political purposes.
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.
“Education is a fundamental condition of human freedom.”
The Liberals’ book tax is part of a bigger, disturbing pattern.
“Policies aimed at improving access to education and the ability to obtain employment complement each other in breaking the cyclical nature of poverty.”
If you think they’re outdated and due for cutbacks, it’s a sign of your good fortune and privilege.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.
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.
In a budget that already makes little sense, eviscerating public libraries is about the least intelligent thing the Liberals have done yet
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.
“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.
Parties compete to “clarify” policy statements.
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.
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.
Why no one will die if we talk about sex, and many will if we don’t
Program reached more than 140,000 people over five years