Volume 96, Issue 70
Tuesday February 4, 2003
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LAST UPDATED: Tuesday February 4, 2003 - 11:35 p.m.

Conciliator to try and avert strike

Western administration 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 arbitration.



Prez 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.



Postman 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 campaign.



Black 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.



THE USUAL SUSPECTS
Damn cannibas smokers

Despite a profound lack of super villains in tights, last week saw a campus full of minor criminal activities.



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