Volume 92, Issue 84

Tuesday, March 9, 1999


Concerns amended

Protesters' tour warns of decline

Playboy goes academic

Athletics fee reduction requested to even levels

Study explores reasons for students' alcoholic excess


Click your way to the end of the semester

Caught on campus


Abortion debate

The much-contended issue of abortion will arise on Western's campus tonight in a debate entitled "The Law, The Woman, The Fetus," held in the Althouse College auditorium.

The debate, beginning at 7 p.m., will feature three guest speakers representing both sides of the topic.

The pro-choice side will present former North American debating champion Rob Silver and Harvard debating champion Amber Dolman, while the pro-life side will have Scott Klusendorf, a bio-medical ethicist.

"We thought it would be a good way to present the issue fairly to all those involved so they could make an informed decision," said Theresa Picard, president of the Western Pro-Life Club.

She added a formal abortion debate has not occurred at Western since abortion doctor Henry Morgentaler visited in 1983.

Picard said while they appreciate donations, the event is free for students.


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