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September 17, 2009
  Former U of C dean fired from post as B.C. university presidentPDF files may take a moment to load

A former dean from the University of Calgary was sacked as president of Thompson Rivers University after only one year. Serving just the first year of a five-year term at the Kamloops, B.C. university, Kathleen Scherf, former dean of Communication & Culture at the U of C, was fired by TRU's board of governors Monday.

The board released no specifics, relating only that they had "lost confidence in her skill as president, her leadership skills and judgment," according to a Kamloops Daily News report.

September 17, 2009
  Student byelection nearingPDF files may take a moment to load

From developing academic policy to meeting Den buddies, students looking for ways to get involved on campus have an opportunity with the upcoming student government election.

The University of Calgary Students' Union byelection will be held Oct. 20 to 22. Interested students must hand in their nomination package by Sept. 30.

September 17, 2009
  York goes after profs' Gmail account after public criticismPDF files may take a moment to load

So you think when you're online you're safely anonymous from repercussions?

Not according to the ruling of an Ontario judge who made Rogers and Bell turn over the users of a private Gmail account used to criticize York University's choice of a new dean.

September 17, 2009
  Campus parking pricey, strained: studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

Staff and students at the U of C once again find themselves with parking that is expensive and stretched thin. Parking lots are either packed near capacity or too costly for a student budget.

"When I come to park at the school for work in the afternoon there is barely anything available," said Dinos events staff supervisor Marianne Dyck.

September 17, 2009
  Suspected H1N1 outbreak strikes 2,000 students at Washington StatePDF files may take a moment to load

As university and college students return to school for another grueling semester, they are also being hit by a rise in flu cases.

At Washington State University's Pullman campus, over 2,000 students have experienced flu-like symptoms due to a suspected H1N1 outbreak.

September 17, 2009
  Sportspinions: Kelly dismissal no good for NHLPDF files may take a moment to load

Hockey fans, prepare for the worst. Another National Hockey League strike looms. The hope for a new collective bargaining agreement died recently with Paul Kelly's dismissal from the NHL Players' Association.

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