Volume 95, Issue 57
Tuesday, January 15, 2002
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Tories to deny Queen's deregulation

Five students who packed the principal's office at Queen's University Monday to protest the university's deregulation proposal will be happy to know the provincial government is expected to deny the request today.

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Charity Ball takes on diabetes

Ticket sales for this year's Charity Ball kicked off in the University Community Centre atrium yesterday with proceeds supporting the Canadian Diabetes Association and Jesse's Journey.

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Liz Witmer kisses USC ass, promises change

Ontario Environment Minister and Tory leadership hopeful Elizabeth Witmer visited Western yesterday on her campaign trail to replace outgoing Premier Mike Harris.

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UWO clubs raise funds for starving Afghans

Several Western clubs are part of a large fundraising effort that seeks to raise at least $1.5 million for war-torn Afghanistan.

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İHolly Mitchell/Gazette
YEAH, ENVIRONMENT MINISTER IS A PRETTY COOL JOB, BUT EVEN THOUGH I POINT MY HAND IN THE SHAPE OF A GUN, I STILL CAN'T KILL REPORTERS. Ontario Environment Minister and provincial Tory leadership hopeful Elizabeth Witmer was on campus Monday. No reporters were killed during the visit.


Breakbeating down the house

It's about damn time.

That's what some folks are saying as they excitedly prepare for Tuesday night when The New Deal – a band conceived by accident in 1999 – arrive at Fanshawe College for their first-ever London show.

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Ballers hold off hungry Hawks

Not often in the last two seasons has the Western men's basketball team been down at halftime on home court, but Saturday afternoon, a young, tough team from Laurier held a two point edge over the favoured hosts at Alumni Hall.

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