Volume 96, Issue 16
Wednesday September 25, 2002
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LAST UPDATED: Wednesday September 25, 2002 - 2:30 p.m.

Soph costs may be lowered, still face week-long sobriety

The University Students' Council is working on a new plan to lower the cost of soph fees for Western's Orientation Week leaders, focusing specifically on the uniform prices, said USC President Chris Sinal.



New year brings more skin

Brad Bloch and Adam Luck, second-year honours business administration students at the Richard Ivey School of Business, are resurrecting the "W Boys" and "W Girls" calendars for a second consecutive year, in order to raise money for charity.



Lottery winner gives to work, doesn't quit

London researcher Robert Hardie won $10 million in Lotto 6/49 this past June and decided to donate $1 million for research in prostate and other urologic cancers at the London Health Sciences Centre.



CFS sets sight on new members
CASA suggests financial woes to blame

With several membership campaigns slated to begin in the coming weeks, the Canadian Federation of Students has come under fire from critics who accuse the leftist lobby group of trying to bolster membership numbers to counter an uncertain future.



Mental patients criminalized

The criminalization of citizens with serious mental illness has recently come under fire by London officials.



Foreign students fear deportation

A number of international students at Simon Fraser University in British Colombia fear they may not be able to continue their studies or even stay in the country after failing to renew their study permits on time.



News Briefs

YouthStart will soon be up and running in the Forest City... the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation of London is holding its annual walk for awareness Oct. 6 at Greenway Park... A new community-based research project is being led by Western education professors... The Hospice of London is holding a five kilometre walk... The International Student Committee represents more than 1,000 international students...


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