Volume 96, Issue 84
Tuesday March 11, 2003
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LAST UPDATED: Tuesday March 11, 2003 - 12:45 p.m.

Controversial 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 campus yesterday.

"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."



Meal 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.



Dental 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.



PC 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.



Western gets cold, hard cash

Money can't buy you love, but it can certainly spruce-up your apartment, your sex life and your fancy research project.

The Canada Foundation for Innovation recently announced they will be awarding $499,180 from their New Opportunities Fund to three Western research projects.

 

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