Posts Tagged ‘Student politics’

PNG Bishops deplore termination of 2016 academic year Comments 0

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands wants the university academic year to continue and has appealed to the Prime Minister to intervene. On July 5 the University of Papua New Guinea Council (UPNG) made a decision to terminate the 2016 academic year. The decision comes after more than six weeks of Read more

Students vote to carry guns at US Catholic university Comments 0

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Student leaders at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, want students to be able to carry guns on campus. The representative Student Association General Assembly voted 16-11 in favour of a motion supporting students carrying legal firearms. The vote came in the wake of fierce debate following the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007, Read more