The Varsity

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Best of 2012

UTSU agenda voted down at annual general meeting

Surprise failure to approve agenda emboldens opposition

23 November, 2012
Reforms absent from AGM agenda

Union opts to hire lawyer to conduct
review of electoral policies

19 November, 2012
Naylor defends Access Copyright agreement

Student unions call for university to reject agreement come 2013 renewal

5 November, 2012
Conflicting visions, no solutions

The Ontario government’s discussion paper on education fails to address our real challenges

14 October, 2012
Boycott of publishing giant Elsevier gathers pace

Frustrated by what they call an exploitative business model and unreasonable prices, researchers at U of T have joined a growing movement asking: how much must we pay for knowledge?

10 September, 2012
Supreme Court rulings undermine Access Copyright

July decisions prompt renewed calls to void controversial U of T agreement

25 August, 2012
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City council torpedoes proposed student residence

The standoff over approval for an off-campus residence has reduced university-neighbour relations to their lowest point in years.

25 August, 2012
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Ontario budget cuts angers students

Government will discontinue some grants, bursaries, and study-abroad scholarships, place a cap on extra credits, and decrease international student funding

2 April, 2012
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