Thursday September 19, 2002 - 12:30 p.m.
Safety awareness is key
Paper cubes and
coasters are the focus of a campus safety program this year at Western.
Nicole Nelson, VP-campus issues for the University Students' Council, is
using cube-shaped paper notepads with the slogan "Love Safely; Care
for your friends" as well as coasters that read "Watch your
drink" as a method of raising campus awareness on sexual assault and
support line aims to help student body
A new initiative by the University Students' Council will offer support
for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students.
According to Nicole Nelson, VP-campus issues for the University Students'
Council, an unofficial Board of Directors meeting will be held today in
order to determine if there is a location available for a support
telephone line called Queerline.
love Western, Western loves money
Universities across the country have realized that if they do not maintain
a good relationship with alumni, it can hurt their pocketbooks.
robots, just higher tuition
cost of a university education in Canada will balloon to $123,644 in the
next 20 years, according to a recently released report.
getta 'bout it: Someone's gotta pay
Apr. 17, 2002, a United States F-16 pilot dropped a 225 kilogram bomb on
Canadian soldiers engaged in training exercises in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
This action resulted in the death of four Canadian soldiers – eight more
were severely wounded. Both Canada and the United States set up military
inquiries to discover what factors contributed to the horrible and
leaders claim recent tuition study is flawed
are critical of a government report which states rising tuition over the
past decade has not affected university enrollment.
loves being changed and the USC loves changing education.
In the upcoming months, Josh Morgan, VP-education of the University
Students' Council, plans to undertake a large consultation process to
update and revise the USC's education policy, which has not had been
altered since 1999.