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: Scott Graham

Age: 24

Year and program: 4th year Hons Chem & Enviro Science

Positions held on campus councils, committees and/or clubs: USC Municipal Affairs Commissioner, USC Voting Member, University Undergraduate Senator, Member of Senate Committee on Academic Policy and Admissions, Member of Subcommittee on University Teaching Awards, Speaker - Science Students' Council, V.P. Finance - Part-time and Mature Students Association, USC External Affairs Committee, Member of Caucus on Student Governance

Political affiliation: Progressive Conservative

Affiliation with a fraternity or sorority: Interfraternity Council Social Officer , Delta Upsilon, Western's finest fraternity!

1. $125.00

2. Tom

3. Dr. Roberta Bondar

4. Let Universities have greater flexibility in increasing tuition and deregulation of tuition. Improve student loans.

5. Canadian Alliance of Student Associations - Matthew Hough, Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance - Rick Martin (interim director due to former director Mike Burns getting laid off)

6. Rugby Team - Cork University, Ireland, Swimming Team - Italy

7. $10.00

8. The Honourable John Snobelen

9. 90

10. About 35

11. 54-24

12. The Wave, The Spoke, Imprint (Copy Centre), The Used Book Store, Gizmos (Games Room)

13. Centrespot

14. About 130

15. Coach

16. $18,000

17. A) The Thames Valley Greens, B) The Forest City Flats, C) King's Country Golf Club, D) Western Golf Course (This might be too easy), E) Who really cares, not me! Western was founded in 1874

18. MP's Joe Fontana, Sue Barnes, MPP's Bob Wood , Marion Boyd and Dianne Cunningham

19. 12 currently on senate, 2 on BOG

20. None

21. Jeopardy

SCORE: 27/38 = 71%

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

In short, I have returned to the campaign because many of my friends have asked me to. After being unfairly disqualified last year, I was obviously a little discouraged. However, after waiting to see who the other candidates were, I felt that I could much better represent our best interests as Western students.


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