This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the news
Marijua–nah, say Calgary universities to smoking pot on campus: https://mru.ca/fab (Global News)
University of Calgary bans use of pot on campus, falling in line with city’s stance: https://mru.ca/8d31 (Calgary Herald)
No Pot use at U of C: https://mru.ca/01f (CityNews)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Halloween costumes depicting their culture ‘demeaning,’ say Calgary Indigenous people: https://mru.ca/3fea (CBC News – Audra Foggin, faculty)
Jason Kenney denies sowing confusion on trip to India: https://mru.ca/5eaf (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
2019 Calgary Stampede Queen, Princesses crowned: https://mru.ca/775e (Global News – Courtney Dingreville, student)
Raj Patara looks to bring ‘positive change’ to Abbotsford school board: https://mru.ca/64d (The Abbotsford News – Raj Patara, alumna)
Also worth noting
Two new Canadian novels examine universities’ complicity in sexual violence: https://mru.ca/eb0b (Globe and Mail)
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