Volume 92, Issue 83

Wednesday, March 5, 1999


Sparse group of students gathers to discuss education

Students meet to influence budget

Fanshawe bus pass raises Western questions

Transcript changes compare marks

Budget cuts threaten library resources

Weed progress is home grown

Discussing the future UN



Heavy debate champion

University students from across Canada will be arguing over who will be the new Canadian Debate Champions this weekend.

"We are expecting 100 teams representing 200 students during the tournament taking place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday," said Tania Keefe, VP-external for the UWO Debating Society.

The tournament will be open to the viewing public for the quarter-finals, semifinals and finals on Sunday at the Ivey School of Business.


Women's day

Women have a cause for celebration Monday on International Women's Day when they will be recognized for their achievements.

"As a community, we come together to celebrate the achievements of women in the past and present, recognizing the contributions that women have made around the world," said Jennifer Manning, VP-external for the women's issues network at Western.

Opening ceremonies will begin tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Victoria Park, with other events in the University Community Centre atrium on Monday.


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