@CUTVnews - Headlines: January 12, 2012
The headlines for January 12, 2012
A group of student in Halifax launched a campaign called Can You Solve This? on Jan. 9 - denouncing the Iranian government's systematic denial of education to various groups of students based on their religious and political beliefs. Goals are raising awareness on the issue and engage participants in letter-writing to pressure local as well as Iranian political representatives to enact change. You can check out their FB page here: www.facebook.com/canyousolvethis
The Concordia Association for Baha'i Studies will hold a panel discussion on January 19 to raise awareness on human rights in Iran and denounce the denial of access to higher education based on religious or political beliefs. Documentary "Education Under Fire? will be screened on Jan. 20th followed by a discussion. CSU STRIKE AGAIN Starting on Monday, the CSU will begin an information campaign about the student strike against tuition hikes. Get ready, the voting day is on March 7. Until then, you can get involved in many ways, as the CSU has planned lots of events on the campus.
MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY
Martin Luther King holiday is a National holiday in United States and this year, it will take place on January 16th. Many events will take place, commemorating a message of peace and anti-racism. Stay tuned for Black History Month in February.
SALT IN OUR STREETS
Question of the Day: To salt, or not to salt? Every year our municipalities and cities dump millions of tons of salt on our roads that washes and runs into our watersheds. What exactly is the environment cost of salting our streets? Follow the subject with our journalist Viola Rose Day - to come soon on CUTV.