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Mar 23, 2017, 10:18 ET York U committee recommends divestment from weapons and fossil fuels

Students and faculty applaud decision, call on Board of Governors to act now TORONTO, March 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The York University Advisory Committee on Responsible Investment (YUACRI) has voted to...


Sep 15, 2015, 07:00 ET Media Release - Students condemn racist posters found at York University

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The York Federation of Students would like to take this opportunity to address the violent and racist "White Student Union" posters placed around campuses within the...


Aug 14, 2014, 10:45 ET Students condemn racist flyers distributed at York University

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Students are calling on York University to take immediate action after racist flyers were posted around campus and inserted into home mailboxes in an adjacent...


Sep 25, 2013, 13:30 ET The York Federation of Students Response to Toronto Life article of October 2013

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Life magazine recently published an article titled "Fortress York" that presents a misguided and disturbing image of safety at York University. The article...


Sep 07, 2012, 13:04 ET York Students Demand Action to Prevent Sexual Assaults

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Students are appalled to learn of yet another sexual assault that occurred in a York University residence in the early hours of September 7. This most recent assault is ...


Aug 16, 2012, 08:00 ET York Students Condemn Hate Crime on Campus

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Students are calling on York University to take action after Muslim students found Qur'ans, the Muslim holy book, defaced and placed in garbage bins in and around the...


Jan 23, 2012, 09:00 ET York students freeze to drop tuition fees in ten-day camp out

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Students at York University started a ten-day camp out to protest the rising cost of post-secondary education in Ontario and bring attention to a National Day of...


Jan 20, 2012, 12:20 ET Media advisory: York students to begin ten-day camp out to protest high tuition fees and mortgage-sized student debt

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Students at York University will begin a ten-day, on-campus camp out on Monday, January 23 to protest the rising cost of post-secondary education and to bring attention ...


Jul 30, 2010, 10:46 ET YFS Releases Review of Electoral Procedures

TORONTO, July 30 /CNW Telbec/ - The York Federation of Students (YFS) is pleased to announce the completion of a review of the Elections Procedures Code, by the law firm Davis LLP. The periodic...


Jun 29, 2010, 08:00 ET Students call for an independent review of security measures

Representatives for 150,000 Toronto University students unite in calling for an independent review of G20 police brutality & affront on civil liberties TORONTO, June 29 /CNW/ - Today students are...


Apr 21, 2010, 14:06 ET Students call for York University to commit to concrete safety solutions
after another violent sexual assault

TORONTO, April 21 /CNW/ - Students condemn a violent sexual assault that took place near York University's Keele campus last night. The assault has prompted students to again demand the York...