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: Ryan Parks

Age: 24

Year and program: fourth year Political Science (hons)

Positions held on campus councils, committees and/or clubs: ‘92/'93 First year rep, Social Science Students' Council, '93/'94 VP Academic Social Science Students' Council Executive, Social Science's Dean's Academic Affairs Committee, Campus tour guide(Liason Services), '95/'96 USC's Student Employment Services commissioner, University Board of Governors – undergraduate rep., Property and Finance Committee of the University, '96/'97 University Board of Governors – undergraduate rep., Campus and Community Affairs Committee (subject to Board approval), USC voting member

Political affiliation: None

Affiliation with a fraternity or sorority: None

1. Not to exceed $125.00

2. Tom Everett

3. Dr. Roberta Bondar

4. 1. Deregulation of tuition fees; 2. Stabilization of the provincial funding grant

5. Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance – Rick Martin, Canadian Alliance of Student Associations — No answer

6. 1. Football – Japan, 2. Hockey - No answer

7. $34.00

8. Hon. John Snobelen

9. 90 years

10. 40

11. I'm not sure but I know we killed them.

12. 1.The Spoke 2. InPrint 3. Artifex 4. The Pit Stop 5. Gizmos

13. 1.Centrespot, 2. No answer

14. seventy

15. Third Rock from the Sun

16. $18 000.00

17. 1. Hunt Country Club, 2.1878

18. MPs 1.Joe Fontana, Sue Barnes, MPPs 2. Marion Boyd, Dianne Cunningham

19. Senate –12, Board – 2

20. None. The Act was just reviewed.

21. Card Sharks

SCORE: 31/38 = 82%

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

I want the chance to represent you. I want the opportunity to sharpen the focus of the USC and lead it in a new and positive direction. I want to bring my vision of what student representation should be at Western to you.


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