U of A atheist challenges eng tradition

In November, University of Alberta engineering student Ian Bushfield successfully lobbied to get the chancellor’s convocation speech reworded to have less religious connotation. Now, a month away from receiving his engineering degree, he is refusing to sign the obligation for engineers because it contains the word God.
“I can’t find it in good faith,” Bushfield said. “I am disagreeing with part of it, and it takes away from the rest.”
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