University of California

Should Canadians Go to U.S. Universities?

Robert Waite | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada
Robert Waite

It is once again university acceptance season. And for a growing number of Canadian grade 12 students, the letters and e-mails include offers of admission from U.S. colleges and universities in addition to the usual array of Canadian schools. But does it actually make any sense for a Canadian to go to a U.S. university?

Why Dire Warnings Won't Help the Environment

Sangita Iyer | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada
Sangita Iyer

A study of iconic images and dramatic sounds and narratives used by media in portraying climate change found that although at first people gravitate to sensationalism, in the long run they become paralyzed by fear, and feel dis-empowered to take any action.

Tax The Sweet, Doctors Urge

CBC | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada

Sugar is so toxic that it should be taxed and slapped with regulations like alcohol, some U.S. researchers argue. In a commen...

Outrage And Calls For Resignation After Students Blasted With Pepper Spray

CP | Sudhin Thanawala, The Associated Press | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada Politics

SAN FRANCISCO - As video spread of a police officer in riot gear blasting pepper spray into the faces of seated protesters at a northern California un...

Authors' Groups Sue Universities Over Online Libraries

CP | Larry Neumeister, The Associated Press | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Authors and authors' groups in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom sued the University of Michigan and four o...