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: Sean Martin

Age: 21

Year and program: 4th year, Administrative and Commercial Studies

Positions held on campus councils, committees and/or clubs: President of Saugeen-Maitland Hall Residents' Council, Senator "at-large" USC member, Vice-Chair – University Committee on Student Housing, United Way Committee Chairperson – Saugeen 1995, President of USC ratified club 1994

Political affiliation: none

Affiliation with a fraternity or sorority: Z00

1. Approx. $123.00, (referendum question will be for $125.00 to allow for price variances)

2. No answer

3. Roberta Bondra

4. Universities should be able to charge differential tuition fees, Income Contingent Loan Programs should be made available to students

5. OUSA - Rick Martin (currently., CASA - Mike Hough)

6. Football-Japan, Cheerleaders-Minnesota (not really overseas, but they will cross the great lakes)

7. Approx. $14.00

8. John Snobelen

9. 90 years

10. Approx. 40

11. 47- Western 0 - Windsor (Holy Defense)

12. Wave, Spoke, Copy Centre, Used Book Store, Games Room

13. Centerspot, CBC news

14. 70

15. Third Rock from the Sun

16. $18,000

17. The Hunt Club, 1878

18. MP-Joe Fontana, Sue Barnes MPP-Dianne Cunningham, Marion Boyd

19. 12 this year on Senate, 2 on the Board

20. 0 (It was serving us well??????????)

21. Carmen Sandiego - I like maps!!

SCORE: 31/38 = 82%

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

I know it sounds cheesy but I care a great deal about the concerns of students at Western. I feel strongly about the financial and educational issues effecting undergraduate students. I have enjoyed my previous leadership roles in student government and I want continue representing students as President next year.


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