LAST UPDATED: Tuesday March 11, 2003 - 12:50 p.m.
speaker takes the "Pipe" to Militant Islam
Daniel Pipes, the
controversial Middle East expert who has advised several United States
presidents and is a frequent columnist for The National Post,
gave a lecture entitled "The Threat of Militant Islam" on
"Daniel Pipes has frequently discussed current issues on television,
appearing on such shows as CNN, while earning his PhD from Harvard University
in history," said Donald Abelson, a Western political science professor.
"He is [also] the son of the foremost historian on the Soviet Union
and the Cold War."
card offers belly satisfaction at the Wave
Students can now swipe their way to full bellies at The Wave, but they
still can't pay for the crushing debt caused by massive beer tabs.
University Students' Council President Chris Sinal announced yesterday
that students can now use their Western One meal plan cards for purchasing
their meals at The Wave.
Plan referendum flawed?
Controversy has erupted over the legitimacy of last month's University
Students' Council dental plan referendum, with some students and councillors
calling for the result – which was in favour of the plan –
to be overturned by council.
cabinet ministers invade Western hotspot
If you have to
spend an hour talking to a politician, you might as well make sure there's
some alcohol nearby to lessen the pain.
Last Friday, two Ontario cabinet members stopped by The Wave to speak
with some student members of the UWO Progressive Conservatives. Jim
Flaherty, Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation, and Dianne
Cunningham, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, were on
hand for a meet and greet.
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> Western gets cold, hard cash
HOW MUCH WILL YOU PAY ME IF I CAN TOUCH MY THUMB TO MY WATCH? Daniel Pipes
was at Western yesterday speaking on the "Threat of Militant Islam"
in the Social Sciences Centre.
to beers but be prepared
call it "katzenjammer" – the wailing of cats. The
Norwegians call it "jeg har tommermenn" – workmen
in my head. The Italians call it "stonato" – out
of tune. The Swedes call it "hont i haret" – pain
of the roots of my hair.
Despite the various translations of the word "hangover,"
the feelings associated are universal. Whatever you end up calling
it, some Sunday mornings, you can't help but wish you were dead.
a world tour of remedies
new C&C every Thursday!