Volume 96, Issue 20
Wednesday October 2, 2002
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LAST UPDATED: Wednesday October 2, 2002 - 3:15 p.m.

UCC TV junkies at a loss

Passing by the door to TV Western, one may see the sign "TV Western is currently experiencing technical difficulties."

Early Sunday morning, a malfunction in TV Western's station was clear for all to see across the University Community Centre. Since then, TV Western has been unavailable to students on campus.

Closing time: last call for alcohol

In the wake of Homecoming weekend's horrible hit and run accident that occurred at the corner of Richmond and Picadilly Streets, city council is looking into the possibility of staggering the closing times of bars along the infamous Richmond Row, said Rob Alder, Ward 2 councillor and chairman of the city's Environment and Transportation Committee.

Faculty underpaid?

Western professors have the lowest salaries among the 10 largest universities in Ontario, according to the UWO Faculty Association.

Homelessness course brings dose of reality

In the latest attempt to give Western students a reality check, one professor is putting her students in touch with a very real part of London – the homeless community.

A matter of life and death
London's ambulance response flounders

A lack of financial resources is having an affect on ambulance response times in the City of London.

Anyone want to play doctor?

NInstead of playing the board game Operation, medical students now have a new way of practicing their skills.

A University of British Columbia professor has developed a patient simulation program that allows students to diagnose and treat diseases without ever breaking skin.

News Briefs

The London Police is recruiting volunteers for its Auxiliary Police section... Outdoor Life Network personality Ian Wright travels to Western today... This year's makers of the W-girls and W-boys calendars are looking for even more skin...