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ATM fees are discriminatory

If you’re as careful with your money as I am, you will choose to walk some distance to find your own bank’s ATM in order to avoid being charged fees just to access your own funds. However, there are days when the weather is horrible, or you don’t have time, or there are just no ATMs

NDP promise to bring back the tuition freeze if elected

A plan to help students through postsecondary spending is featured in the platforms of both major parties in the Nov. 7 provincial election. Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party have introduced the Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship and the Saskatchewan Advance Grant for Education Savings. On the other hand, if elected, Dwain Lingenfelter and the NDP have said


USask raises tuition for next year by 3.2%

The University of Saskatchewan raised tuition for the 2011-2012 school year by 3.2 per cent, netting the university $6.1 million over the previous year. The Consumer Price Index increased by 2.2 per cent over the last 12 months.

Sex, drugs and tuition

Kate is 21 years old. She's part of a growing trend. Kate recently posted an ad on Craigslist searching for another female to team up with her. She wrote that she was looking for another girl to participate in sexual acts with her in order to pay for food, rent and tuition.

Those vague Throne Speeches

Governor General Michaëlle Jean's March 3 Speech from the Throne left many questions unanswered. University of Saskatchewan political studies professor David McGrane says this is generally the way such speeches are structured.

Student employment slowly rises

The Feb. 5 Labour Force Survey release indicated the student jobless rate is now sitting at 15.1 per cent, down from the 16 per cent reported at the end of 2009 ”” making this the most significant increase in youth employment since fall 2008.


Save the environment while saving money

TANNARA YELLAND Associate News Editor Today’s economic standstill has one important potential advantage: cutting costs often benefits the environment. In times of financial trouble, people often cut down on any expenditures they can. This can mean anything from fewer toys for the kids to moving Grandma to a cheaper home. Often one of the things…

Hobos with hobbies

I will give money to panhandlers. I have no issue with people who are down on their luck and need a few bucks to survive. I don't even begrudge the ones who do it as a way to earn a living, because it beats working any day. And unlike most people, I don't

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