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University of Alberta social media bomb threat results in charges

Editor’s Note: Edmonton police initially said the arrest was made on April 21, but later corrected the date to April 20. 

A University of Alberta student has been charged with making bomb threats over social media. 188 more words

Crime

University of Alberta space team receives funding to launch second satellite

After becoming the first Canadian university to build and launch a satellite into space, the University of Alberta’s team is ready to do it again. 565 more words

Education

University of Alberta's decision to give David Suzuki honorary degree criticized

After announcing on April 10 that David Suzuki would be one of the 13 honorary degree recipients in 2018, the University of Alberta is defending its decision. 906 more words

News

Safety concerns raised after drug sorting operation found in University of Alberta bathroom

EDITOR’S NOTE: The witness Global News spoke with for this story didn’t initially have any objections to their name being used but has since asked for his name to be withheld out of concern for his safety. 687 more words

Crime

Students swarm U of A president's office demanding answers about spending cuts, cost hikes

Dozens of spirited protesters banged on the office doors of the University of Alberta’s president on Wednesday afternoon, demanding to speak with him about budget reductions and increased costs to students. 980 more words

Politics

Unlikely hero helps University of Alberta Golden Bears win 16th University Cup

A player who once described himself as a defensive defenceman scored the biggest goal of the University of Alberta Golden Bears season.

“It was pretty surreal to put the puck in the net for the game-winning goal,” said Wil Tomchuk, whose second period goal turned out to the be winner as the… 318 more words

News

University of Alberta hikes international student tuition, rental and meal costs

Members of the University of Alberta Students’ Union walked out of a meeting Friday disappointed after a decision was made to increase tuition for international students… 877 more words

Education