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Yale Students Protest Work Requirement For Aid Recipients

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A requirement that Yale undergraduates on financial aid pay up to $6,400 annually toward their education is coming under protest from students who argue it creates a divide along class lines and keeps them from participating more in campus life. 103 more words

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Scientists officially link processed foods to autoimmune disease

When we talk about processed foods, let’s start with mainstream commercial baby food (organic & non-organic) and move on up…

It has been undeniable true for decades that people who eat overly processed foods habitually suffer from higher rates of obesity, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, type 2 diabetes and the list goes on and on, statistic shows more than a third of all cancers can be easily linked back to diet. 208 more words

Yummy Parent

College students playing a part in a cappella's continued rise

A group of 19 men huddle around Yamaha Clavinova piano on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) campus. They plink out notes and follow along in their three-hole-punch binders donning the bold lettering, “The Bathtub Dogs.” 1,085 more words

ARTS

Braid: The goverment's latest trial blimp - remove cap on university tuition

Our scare-a-day government now dons another fright mask. The province may no longer cap increases to post-secondary tuition.

Asked Thursday if this might happen, Premier Jim Prentice fell into his now-familiar stance, not quite saying yes but not saying no, either. 556 more words

Local News

Red Army documentary chronicles how the Soviets revolutionized hockey

You don’t have to be a hockey fan to like Red Army but it certainly helps. I loved this feature documentary about the famed Soviet national hockey team because two of the things that most excite me in life are great movies and great hockey teams. 1,019 more words

Entertainment

Snippet: Open Yale Course on Cervantes' "Don Quixote"

While browsing for MOOCs, this blogger stumbled upon a free course on Cervantes’ Don Quixote, taught by Yale University’s Professor Roberto González Echevarría.

SOURCE: Open Yale Courses SPAN 300

Students Want to Judge Sexual Assault Cases

Student leaders at 76 U.S. universities are fighting for their right to sit on the panels that decide whether or not someone committed a crime of sexual assault on campus. 150 more words

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