Category Archives: Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup, Weekend Reading – April 23rd

NHL playoffs are underway! And although the Leafs, Flames and Oilers didn’t make the cut, hopefully the Habs, Sens or Canuks will advance.
Most campuses are quiet with exams, yet there is still quite a bit of activity including…
Students protest frosh decision  at board meeting @ the Charleton

Carleton’s  press release
Carleton University Students’ Association press release (on [...]

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Weekly Roundup, Weekend Reading, April 16

This week, I was reminded by a couple of tweets to read the Cronk which essentially is a parody of higher educations stories (if you’re into the Onion, you’ll love this).
Several samples:
Despite Huge Financial Losses, Student Fundraiser Surpasses All Expectations
Panel Ends 75 Year Culturally Questionable Senior Tradition (hmm, wonder if this is spoofing this Queen’s [...]

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Weekly Roundup, Weekend Reading – April 9

After a pleasant holiday break, we’re back with our Roundup!
As students are busy writing their final exams (best of luck!), many campus papers have published their final paper of the fall/winter semester.  This has resulted in time honoured articles about convocation controversies, reflections on the year that was and sage graduating students providing advice to the next class.
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Weekly Roundup, Weekend Reading – March 26

This week saw a number of rather large stories from across the country which matter for student affairs professionals.
Undoubtedly, the largest story for better or for worse was the ‘Ann Coulter Affair’ which made me think once more of Brian Sullivan’s insightful post about contested spaces on campus and what we are learning from these [...]

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Weekly Roundup, Weekend Reading

The weather in  Toronto this  week has been exceptionally warm and sunny.  Looking  around campus, it  has brought with it a timely lifting of the spirits for our students before those  final classes and exams hit!
Some interesting reads this week include…
For economics and decency’s sake, let’s help our Indian students @ the Globe and Mail
And [...]

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Weekend Reading and Roundup

As you may tell by the lack of posts, it has been a rather busy week at work.  Still, here are a couple of interesting reads that mirror the week that was…
March 4th Day of Action In California @ studentactivsm.net
Own the Podium Needed in Higher Ed @ wepp’s blog on higher ed (good read, great [...]

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