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Myths vs. Facts about York

This was submitted as part of MacMedia’s Frosh issue ’15. 

Milica Markovic | Copy Editor

Myth: York is a dangerous place to be.

Fact: People make this claim due to York’s relatively high exposure in media coverage of sexual assault reports, shootings, and other violent and street crimes. 710 more words

York University

Pilgrimage honours Rockies trailblazer Lawrence Grassi

YOHO NATIONAL PARK — Step by step, Marisa Grassi experiences a piece of her family’s history.

On a rainy Sunday morning in July, she and a delegation from the village of Falmenta, Italy, ride a bus to the… 573 more words

Local News

Pan Am Track and Field

Andy and I woke up bright and early to make our way down to York University where the Pan Am Track and Field events were taking place. 468 more words

Hodge Podge

“JAILS AWAIT REFUGEES”: York panel discuss the Canadian response to Tamil asylum seekers

October 2010

“JAILS AWAIT REFUGEES” was just one of many sensational and dramatic headlines to grace Canadian newspapers in the past year regarding Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka. 772 more words


York U student taking school to Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

WATCH ABOVE: Mandi Gray says York University’s sex assault policies discriminate against victims. Marc Carcasole reports.

TORONTO — York University is the subject of a complaint being brought to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal by one of its students. 377 more words


Mystery tunnel discovery spurred Pan Am ticket sale ‘spike,’ games CEO Saad Rafi says

The discovery of a mystery tunnel near a key Pan Am venue last winter sparked a wave of fears about a terrorist attack on the upcoming games. 618 more words