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Food for thought: SAMRU’s Food Security Programs

Food for Thought: SAMRU’s Food Security Programs If you’ve ever been sitting in class and felt the familiar pang of hunger in your stomach, you aren’t alone. And if your mind starts wandering away from what your professor is saying to where …

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Financial well being resources for students

With the many anxieties and uncertainties students face, the last thing you need to do is worry about your finances. If you are stressed, reach out! There’s no need to stress about getting your taxes done or paying portions of your tuition …

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Black History Month Book Series: Second-Class Citizen

The second book to be featured in the Black History Month Book Series is Buchi Emecheta‘s novel, Second-Class Citizen! In memory of Buchi Emecheta 1944-2017 About the author Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta was a Nigerian writer, born in Lagos to Igbo parents. She …

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Black History Month Book Series: Half of a Yellow Sun

The first book to be featured on the Black History Month Book Series is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, Half of a Yellow Sun! About the author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian born author whose work ranges from nonfiction, novels, short stories, …

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Black History Month Book Series: Decolonize your bookshelf

Welcome to Black History Month Book Series: Decolonize your bookshelf! Black History Month is a time where we can recognize the history of systemic injustice, honour the lived experiences, and celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black peoples and their communities. …

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Changes to MRU’s grading scheme for Winter 2020

SAMRU Representatives bring forward student concerns at General Faculties Council By Nathan Lawley, VP Academic On March 25, an emergency virtual meeting of MRU’s General Faculties Council was held. At this meeting, I seconded a motion to adjust the University’s grading scheme for …