Volume 90, Issue 69

Tuesday, January 28, 1997


Questions & Answers:

1. How much is the fee for the USC's proposed undergraduate student Dental Plan? (1) $125

2. Who is the program director for CHRW? (1) Tom Everett

3. Who is the celebrity researcher at Western's 3M centre? (1) Roberta Bondar

4. Name two of the four recommendations made by Western to the Smith panel. (2) Government should recognize the role of universities in Ontario, stabilize and benchmark the government grant, universities should set tuition fees, strengthen student aid, formula adjustment and support for full-cost recovery programs

5. Name the provincial and federal lobby groups the USC is a member of. (2) Who are their directors? (2) Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance - Rick Martin, Canadian Alliance of Student Associations - Matthew Hough

6. Which two Western varsity teams are expected to take overseas trips this year? (2) Where are they expected to go? (2) Rugby team - Ireland, Football team - Japan

7. How much did each undergraduate student pay in student activity fees for the UCC phase three expansion this year? (1) $15.70

8. Name the Minister of Education. (1) John Snobelen

9. How many years has The Gazette been publishing? (1) 90

10. How many full-time USC employees are there? (1) 45

11. What was the score of this year's Homecoming football game?(1) 47-0

12. Name five USC operations. (5) Here are just some: CHRW, Infosource, Copy Centre, Exam Bank, Spoke, The Wave

13. Name any two shows regularly featured on TV Western. (2) Varsity TV, Centrespot, Diversions, Fashion TV Protocol, University Hill, Weather Western, The Moving Picture, Jetlagged, The Truth and The Youth, The Dave Show

14. How many points are in Operation Face-Lift? (1) 70

15. What NBC sitcom did the 'Western Mustangs' appear on this year? (1) Third Rock From The Sun

16. How much will tuition be for Western's MBA program four years from now? (1) $18,000

17. What was the name of the golf course Western's campus was built on. (1) What year was Western founded? (1) The Hunt Club, 1878

18. Name two London MPs and two London MPPs. (4) MPPs – Dianne Cunningham, Marion Boyd, Bob Wood, MPs – Sue Barnes, Joe Fontana, Pat O'Brien

19. How many undergraduate students are represented on Western's Senate? (1) On the Board of Governors? (1) Senate – 12, BOG – 2

20. How many changes were made to the UWO Act this year? (1) None

21. What is your favourite TV game show? (1) Any show as long as its a game!


Name: Roy Sproxton

Age: 22

Year and program: Honors Business Administration IV

Positions held on campus councils, committees and/or clubs: Residence Don (Saugeen), Academics and Futures Committee, Residence Advisor (Delaware), President Western Rollerblading Club, Chairperson – Pre Biz Club, Ultimate Productions Tutorials (Organizer and Speaker)

Political affiliation: None

Affiliation with a fraternity or sorority: None

1. $125.00

2. I don't know but you might be able to hear him if you put your radio on 94.7 FM

3. No answer

4. Bring the dental plan to referendum, Vote Roy for U.S.C. President

5. CASA – Canadian Alliance of Student Associations – Alex Usher OUSA – Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance – Rick Martin

6. Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country – Spain, Germany

7. $15.70, The UCC renovations have costed each student $25.70 over 2 years, completely unacceptable without having gone to referendum.

8. John Snobelen, Mississauga

9. Lucky number 99

10. Too many

11. Western 69, Queen's 0

12. Spoke, Event Staff, Wave, Copy Center, Artifex

13. Diversions, Centrespot

14. 5

15. Seinfeld

16. approximately $18,000

17. The Country Club, 1869

18. MPP's - Diane Cunningham, Bob Wood. MP's - Sue Barnes, Pat O'Brien

19. Senate - 6, Board of Governor's 4

20. 1

21. The Price is Right

SCORE: 19/38 = 50%

In 50 words or less, state why you have chosen to run for USC president.

I am fed up with the rising U.S.C. costs and do not feel that the U.S.C. adequately represents the students. My plan the Purple Revolution offers a solution to this mismanaged organization by substantially lowering these fees, increasing academics and accountability without cutting any programs.


To Contact The Centrespread Department: gazed@julian.uwo.ca

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