October 31st, 2014

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Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThe potential for a tuition disparity hike of $10 per course overall and an increase to management fees by $100 per course, approved by the University of Lethbridge board of governors earlier this month, isn’t sitting well with some students.Outside of the Students’ Union

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  • University students protest fee hike

    Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThe potential for a tuition disparity hike of $10 per course overall and an increase to management fees by $100 per course, approved by the University of Lethbridge board of governors earlier this month, isn’t sitting well with some students.Outside of the Students’ Union... Read More »

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  • University of Lethbridge maintains top-three position in annual Maclean’s University Rankings

    The University of Lethbridge has maintained its top-three position for the third successive year in the Primarily Undergraduate category of the annual Maclean’s University Rankings.The U of L ascended to the third spot in its classification two years ago, its highest-ever Maclean’s ranking, and has held steady ever since, all the while earning gains in ... Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • Students urged to take it outside

     Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comLocal students received some out-of-class education in the great outdoors at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre on Wednesday.It was National Take Me Outside Day, an annual event promoted in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada. The day is part of... Read More »

    20 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Bantam AA Hurricanes improve to 9-1

    Lethbridge herald The Lethbridge bantam AA Hurricanes keep racking up the wins. The Hurricanes hit the road to Airdrie on Saturday and notched a 7-2 win that improves them to 9-1. Kale Moser and Brett Kendall led the Canes with two goals each, while Ty Penner, Thomas Johnson... Read More »

    20 hours ago
  • The busiest month blows in on local front

    Using a variety of criteria November is the most filled calendar on the Alberta Schools Athletic Association front. Volleyball and football smash to their conclusions, while basketball bounces on to the scene. – - Cardston has clinched a Region I Tier III berth in the ASAA gridiron provincial... Read More »

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  • Pandas earn a home sweep over Auroras

    Magrath The Magrath Pandas varsity girls volleyball team posted a home sweep during Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League action Tuesday night. The Pandas hosted the Taber St. Mary’s Auroras and earned a 3-0 decision with 25-8, 25-11 and 25-11 set wins. Jillian Gieske led Magrath with ... Read More »

    2 days ago

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  • Tories show they know how to win

    The more things stay the same, the more things stay the same. The old saying does not go quite like that but in Alberta, it could be the provincial motto. On Monday, four byelections throughout the province meant Albertans had an opportunity to either continue to support the party which has ruled them for over ... Read More »

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  • Schools reflect growing diversity

    Local schools helping to create more inclusive communities Creating inclusive communities is more than a simple catch phrase today. Inclusion is a word you hear more and more often, no matter where you go, as towns, cities, schools and workplaces change and adapt with the times. Even five or 10 years ago, and certainly farther ... Read More »

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  • Is job denial over tattoos, piercings discrimination?

    Look at your friends, observe people on the street, flip on a television screen, and you will likely see a person who is inked up or has a piercing of some sort. What was once the domain of sailors, bikers and sideshow performers, body modification has taken off and has, dare we say it, become ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Canada must not be intimidated

    I stand with all Canadians who mourn the recent loss of two of our soldiers to terrorists. We will remember the killing of these two brave souls by such cowards. But we must not remember them by shrinking into the shadows. I understand that the recent decision by the powers that be, to limit our ... Read More »

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  • Saturday is World Vegan Day

    Nov. 1 is World Vegan Day, an annual event celebrated around the world to promote animal rights. The day was established in 1994 by the Vegan Society UK to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Animal advocates have booths, host vegan potlucks, plant memorial trees, and give away animal-friendly vegan baking. 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of ... Read More »

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  • Assisted suicide justified as interim measure

    On the question of assisted suicide and euthanasia, the only Biblical reference I can think of is “Thou shalt not kill.” It is an important dictum to define the justifiable homicide: an act to end another human life legally. In the ideal world, there should be no homicide in any situation, any time, anywhere. It ... Read More »

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