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What are Universities Good For? A good job, or a good life?

“The university is being transformed into an organization that fits smoothly into the capitalistic, technological structure of society as a whole. There used to be a…

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Generation Squeeze not Generation Screwed

Blog post by Hailey Froese Many, if not most, of current university students and recent graduates face daunting prospects outside of the university bubble. Unemployment, high…

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Terry Project on CiTR #52 – The New Debt Politics

The University of British Columbia is moving ahead with a 10% hike to international tuition fees, and a 20% hike on student rent. Obviously, students are…

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Chretien and Martin More to Blame for High Student Debt than Harper

This is a preview of a story that will air on tomorrow’s podcast. Subscribe today to get that episode sent straight to your smart phone. Yesterday UBC’s…

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Reimagining Higher Education: A Discussion with Udi Mandel of Enlivened Learning

Blog post by Rebekah Parker “Learning takes place in the heart, the hands and the home, not just in the head. What does that mean for…

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A History of Student Activism at UBC

  Blog post by Jane Young  Before you tuck into our latest BarTalk stuffed with discussion on the recent fee increases to hit UBC, whet your…

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TEDx Terry Talks 2014: the Podcasts!

Every year, the Terry Project holds a student speaker series called the TEDx Terry Talks. Here are the audio podcasts of every talk this year. Swinzle…

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Universities and the Future of Innovation – Ekateryna Nova at TEDx Terry Talks

Is our education system hurting innovation? Are we suppressing the very qualities of creativity and the drive for innovation that we’re trying to promote? Ekateryna Nova…

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Why you should talk to strangers: Aliya Dossa at TEDx Terry Talks

Aliya has a story to share. Actually, she shared exactly 101 stories through her project called “101 Days, 101 Strangers, 101 Stories,” where she documented the…

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Bi the way, we exist: Viet Vu at TEDx Terry Talks

When Viet Vu came out to his parents as bi they threatened to disown him. He recalls how both the positive and negative reactions he received…

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