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The Ontarion’s news articles cover current events and issues relevant to the University of Guelph and greater Guelph communities.

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Campus composting program evolves into a circular food economy that feeds the university

A unique program has reduced the distance from farm-to-table on campus to just 924 metres, according to Natalie Vasilivetsky, campus sustainability coordinator, at a July 18 event where she told the program’s history. Vasilivetsky described how in 2012, Carolyn Chan, a volunteer at the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming […]

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Using social media as a tool for justice

Panel held at Guelph-Humber discusses relationship between justice and media On March 19, graduating media studies students at the University of Guelph-Humber hosted a free speaker event looking at how social media has become the platform for social justice. EMERGE is a multidisciplinary project run by  media studies students at […]

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The Ontarion: Year in Review

Our News Editor recounts his top moments on campus and in the Royal City 2018/19 has been an absurd news cycle, thankfully this list silences the white noise to recap how strongarm mandates and cultural awareness this year will continue to bleed into the next school year. Municipal Elections – […]

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On the Hill: SNC-Lavalin scandal continues

Conflicting testimonies and more resignations The SNC-Lavalin affair is the scandal that keeps on giving, and the increasingly dramatic and complicated developments over the past few weeks have generated a persistent swarm of media attention around the Parliamentary precinct. This article covers some of the main developments since Trudeau’s former […]

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Gryphons celebrate Turban Up

Annual Sikh event to end stereotypes brings community together On March 7, the Sikh Student Association (SSA) put on their annual Turban Up event at the University of Guelph to work on ending the stigma associated with wearing turbans and addressing stereotypes facing Sikhs in the Guelph community. The event raises […]

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FORD CHANGES CAMPUS CULTURE

Conservatives maintain campus organizations will survive if they innovate On Jan. 17, 2019, the provincial government announced that they are cutting tuition by 10 per cent and freezing those tuition rates for the next two years. The changes to tuition were made alongside three major changes that will impact students […]