Link Dump

I’m working in the morning and have too many tabs open – it’s time for a link dump!

A textbook case of piracy – The Boston Globe
Hacker breaks into Carleton students’ accountsOttawa Citizen
Oct. 2 ratification vote set for Ontario college support workers  – NUPGE website
A sober view of freshers’ week– Don’t blame student unions for binge-drinking – The Guardian Blogs
Universities funding war flares againThe Scotsman
Still no word on tuition increases as Student Union ultimatum expiresJerusalem Post
Universities Could Be Forced To Up Endowment SpendingNew York Sun
University students want to vote – The Halifax ChronicleHerald
Professors see salaries rise (strike settled at USudbury) – The Sudbury Star
No student ID? Tough, fork over $118The Montreal Gazette
Whiz kid makes history at University of Calgary – *CBC News
*UVic fights to reign in bunny bountyCanwest News Service
Student loan companies in settlement talks with NY attorney general to reform practices – *Associated Press
*Unis to get more freedom, says govtThe Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Are degrees worth the paper they’re printed on?The Independent (UK)
Tuitions freeze across the USAUSAToday
Cutthroat Competition for Textbook Sales Pits UMass Faculty Members Against BookstoreThe Chronicle of Higher Education
Police investigate ‘racist’ National Union of Students seminarThe Telegraph (UK)