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Reading week or relaxation week?

As soon as classes begin in September, the countdown to reading week begins.
While the name suggests that students should be spending the week with their noses stuck in the books, this may not be 100 per cent accurate.

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Time running out on college, university tuition rebate

The spring semester is almost over for post-secondary students and so is the opportunity to get back a portion of their tuition. The student tuition grant allows Ontario university and college students the chance to receive a 30-per cent rebate on their tuition fees for the 2012 spring semester. But with time running out — the program’s deadline is March 31 — some have raised concerns that word isn’t getting to eligible students.

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St. Joe’s basketball coach learning on the job

When Francesco Malfitano took the head coaching job for the senior basketball team at an all-girls high school, he admittedly didn’t know much about the sport.

Inheriting a program trying to restore its basketball reputation, Malfitano had his work cut out for him in making the St. Joseph’s Bears a contender for the first time in decades.