MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/20/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Universities hand in updated free-speech policies for review by provincial government: (Calgary Herald)

Naked man who attacked professor while on magic mushrooms experienced ‘episode of delirium’: doctor: (CBC News – Matthew Brown, alumnus; Janet Hamnett, faculty)

Former MRU hockey captain lost touch with reality while high on mushrooms, says expert: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Matthew Brown, alumnus; Janet Hamnett, faculty)

They complained for years about their water — and were told it was safe. Now Tottenham residents know it’s been tainted all along: (Hamilton Spectator, Toronto Star – MRU Journalism program; Alannah Page, student)

Price of low-income bus pass could increase; new BRT route coming to SW:  (660 News)

CRSMT Launches New Course For Students Continuing Their Education In Advanced Orthopedic Massage: (Street Insider – Mara Boaru, alumna)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Newsrooms, the heat is on: (The Signal – Sean Holman, faculty)

Draft picks, national team call-ups and award nominations – it’s been a busy offseason already for Cavalry FC: (AFTN – Moe El Gandour, student)

Baddie One Shoe: (CBC News – Natalie Meisner, faculty)

Firing of Alberta election commissioner called ‘political interference,’ Opposition seeks intervention: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Political scientist weighs in on Alberta government’s decision to fire election commissioner: (Global TV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

This is a cover-up’: Jason Kenney faces blowback after moving to fire investigator investigating Kenney’s party: (Press Progress – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Questions raised about political interference: (CBC News at 6 , Nov. 18, 2:51– Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

‘It’s literally life or death’: Students say University of Toronto dragging feet on mental health services: (CBC News)

Ron MacLean addresses Don Cherry controversy as he scores honorary degree from University of Alberta: (Edmonton Journal)

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