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Jan 2014

Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom

At post-secondary institutions, one of the key principles that define how we work, and the rights and privileges enjoyed by faculty members, is that of academic freedom. As academics, it is our obligation to search for truth, regardless of current social mores or political...

Oct 2013

Pay the Piper

Pay the Piper

In the rat-infested German town of 13th century Hamlin, the fairy tale goes that a piper with magic pipe was promised pay in exchange for ridding the town of disease-bearing vermin.

When the town reneged and refused to pay the piper, he promised revenge, later...