LAST UPDATED: Tuesday February 4, 2003 - 11:35 p.m.
to try and avert strike
and the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association have taken
another step towards a work stoppage, after both parties made and rejected
proposals during negotiations.
UWOFA called for the appointment of a conciliator from the Ontario Labour
Board Friday, after the administration rejected its offer for binding
race begins, cliches follow
If you like inflated egos, plastic smiles and comical rhetoric, then you're
in luck. It's student elections time, and this year's University Students'
Council presidential race features six candidates for top dog.
According to Mohamed Al Sabawi, third-year political science student and
presidential candidate, he is looking to diversify the USC. "I feel
that we need a little change, a little diversity in representation,"
Sabawi explained, adding he would strive to be an effective middleman
between students, faculty and administration.
to help battle tuition, instead of post-apocalyptic future
A national student group is hoping the postman can help influence the
federal government to increase funding for post-secondary education.
Ian Boyko, national chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students,
was on Parliament Hill in Ottawa yesterday, to launch a letter writing
History Month links present with past
Speeches and performances
celebrating African-Canadian culture kicked off the opening ceremonies
for Black History Month in the University Community Centre atrium yesterday.
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WESTERN STUDENTS IN A CHARITABLE MOOD. Western's annual Charity Ball was
held this past Saturday at the London Convention Centre. Despite a 1920s
theme, Prohibition was definitely not in effect.
Click here for Charity Ball commentary.
These days, it's hard to go see a
movie in the theatre and still be surprised by the plot. This
is largely because movie trailers no longer act as teasers of
the films they promote, but have instead become mini versions
of the movies themselves, leaving very little (if anything) to
the audience's imagination.
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"world-class" chefs get down and dirty
The three world-class
chefs went on an adventure this past weekend. Their mission? To
show students that they can make a meal with the sparse contents
of their refrigerator.
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