Non-collegian Nestor humbled by honorary degree from York

“My wife graduated from York and she’s a little bit jealous that I can be a good tennis player and get an honorary degree, where she had to study for four years,” the National Post quoted Daniel Nestor as saying Aug. 8 after receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree Tuesday at York University. Read full story

Drugs companies putting profit ahead of medical discoveries, warn scientists
Writing in the British Medical Journal, Professor Donald Light from the University of Medicine of New Jersey and Joel Lexchin from York University in Toronto say the situation has remained the same for 50 years, reported The Independent Aug. 8. Read full story.

Six-second goalkeeper rule proves baffling to many
Carmine Isacco
, head men’s soccer coach at York, was quoted in The New York Times Aug. 7 about the critical, controversial call that helped the United States women’s soccer team score the tying goal in its overtime victory over Canada. Read full story.