Volume 96, Issue 68
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LAST UPDATED: Thursday January 30, 2003 - 3:40 p.m.

Canada needs to grow up and leave Never Land

Against the backdrop of a potential war with Iraq, one of Canada's pre-eminent historians, J.L. Granatstein, had a controversial message for Canadians: Canada is a fading power and must grow up and confront its responsibilities on the international stage.



U.S. pushing Iraqi war?

The State of the Union Address delivered by United States President George W. Bush Tuesday night was met with a variety of reactions from experts in the Western community, although most say they expect a war in Iraq and agree that Canada needs to make its position more clear.



Diabetics prone to ailments

People with diabetes are more likely to acquire infectious diseases, according to a recent study.

Published last Friday in the journal Diabetes Care, the study found that people with diabetes are 15 to 20 per cent more likely than non-diabetics to acquire an infectious disease.



Islam Day spreads awareness
Muslim culture celebrated on campus

Islam Awareness Day brought tables, posters and displays, showcasing Islamic culture to a crowded University Community Centre atrium yesterday.

"Islam is an important part of Canadian culture," said Sarrah Lawendy, senior advisor to the Muslim Students' Association, who pointed out there are approximately 1.2 billion Muslims living in the world today.

 

MORE NEWS HEADLINES:
> Raspberry Beret: The State of the Union and my state of fear
> At least Iraq is warmer than Brandon
> News Briefs


Dallas Curow/Gazette
A TIME FOR PRAYER. Students gathered in the Muslim Prayer Room in University College, on Wednesday, during Islamic Awareness Day.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Werd magazine (www.usc.uwo.ca/werd) is a literary online journal offering original writing, artwork, films and music created by local artists, many of whom are Western students.


MORE A&E HEADLINES:

> Shukvision: Networks battle for Must See TV
> OUTSIDE THE BOX
> Renowned DJ returns to town
> CD REVIEWS: Holopaw

SPORTS

Mustangs women's basketball made in the Chehade

If you think women's basketball is dainty and meek, you haven't seen Joanne Chehade play.


MORE SPORTS HEADLINES:
> ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
> Gazette Sports Interrogation
> Candy, candy, candy...
> Hockey Pool results as of January 30th

CAMPUS & CULTURE

Three "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.

A new C&C every Thursday!

 


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