LAST UPDATED: Friday January 24, 2003 - 3:00 p.m.
human instinct for heroism: one man's story
Chris Ryder wasn't
supposed to be working at his friend's house that clear September day.
He should have been out on the lake in his new boat, but that's how
stories like this go.
classes: the next double cohort threat
Talk of the double cohort's arrival next year has overshadowed any discussion
of what will occur when the influx of students begin filtering through
to the upper-year university classes.
University administrator's and student groups have raised concerns over
the burden the double cohort will place on Ontario's post-secondary system
once next year's flock of first-year students begin entering their second
and third years of study.
better than Doogie Howser?
A new three-armed
robot at the London Health Sciences Centre – the first of its kind
in Canada – is helping surgeons to improve their performance in
the operating room.
Universe could be a Mustang
has the proof to back up all of its bragging.
Christie Bartram, a first-year social science student at Western and
Ivey hopeful, is competing in the Miss Universe Canada finals taking
place in Toronto this weekend.
Waterloo in need
of a Beer Baron
on-campus bars now closed, students are being forced to find other sources
of alcohol at the University of Waterloo.
Last Monday, the administration at the University of Waterloo closed the
two on-campus bars – Federation Hall and the Bombshelter Pub –
both of which are owned by the Federation of Students.
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OF THE WEEK
can one man who knows so much about the human brain be guilty of
such bad decision making? Jon Cant, a first-year masters student
in neuroscience, must be acutely aware of the fatal effects smoking
can cause. Also, we can’t help but notice he is a Leafs fan.
Well Jon, we’re not sure whether your tobacco tendencies or
your hockey allegiances pose a bigger threat to your health. On
one hand, you could die of lung cancer. On the other hand, you will
die of a broken heart.
Sources of stress that lead Jon to smoking: Neuroscience
exams and seeing Aki Berg come over the boards for a shift.
Number of people that smoke in neuroscience: Very
few students, less profs, but most of the cadavers did.