Volume 96, Issue 12
Wednesday September 18, 2002
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©Allen Chen/Gazette
YOU BRING THE HILL, WE'LL BRING THE BANNER. This banner, comprised of pieces brought together from CASA member universities, made the long trek from Parliament Hill to University College Hill on Tuesday.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

What do you get when four fat Texans get together and start a band? The answer is Bowling For Soup.

The Gazette had the chance to chat with guitarist and lead vocalist Jaret Von Erich about being fat, hailing from Texas, Britney Spears and writing music. The following is what the big man had to say.


MORE A&E HEADLINES:

> Filter puts the heat in Snow Jam
> Almost Famous: Becoming someone else
> CD REVIEW: Sugarcult


SPORTS
Field hockey team takes dead aim at OUA powers

At first look, you might only see short skirts and future back problems, but Western's women's field hockey team is preparing for a big run this season.


MORE SPORTS HEADLINES:
> Mustangs squeak out victory
> CIS Football Top 10
> Dele still missing
> Ronaldo in fine shape

LAST UPDATED: Friday September 20, 2002 - 11:30 p.m.

Meal card expansion?
USC and Western negotiate

It looks like the wish of many students may soon come true, as the University Students' Council and Western administration begin negotiating the possibility of allowing the Western 1 meal card to be used at The Spoke and The Wave.



Welcome home again

Homecoming 2002 kicks-off today and Western organizers have come up with the perfect theme for our university: the Western Rodeo..



Of peace, protest and violence

The type of violence witnessed at Concordia University last week, which involved a pro-Palestinian protest of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is very unlikely to ever occur here, according to the relevant groups at Western.



A million for research

A researcher at Western has been awarded a $1 million grant to study the genetic causes of schizophrenia.


MORE NEWS HEADLINES:
> Student debt? No problem.
> Who the hell is this guy?
> News Briefs


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