LAST UPDATED: Thursday March 13, 2003 - 2:00 p.m.
Dental Plan contested
Debate and uncertainty
were the focus of last night's University Students' Council meeting,
as the legitimacy of the recently passed student dental was debated
amidst a flurry of political bickering.
The commotion erupted as two posted motions were presented – the
first motion called for the USC bylaw that bound the USC to the results
of the Feb. 19 referendum in favour of the dental plan to be overturned.
The motion failed, with four voting for the motion, 46 against and two
pick a new President
With a record turnout of 312 graduate students casting their votes, the
Society of Graduate Students elected their new president – Daryl
White – after a week of online voting.
Peanut allergy sufferers may no longer have to fear putting nuts in their
A new drug is in development that may eventually make life easier for
those suffering from peanut allergies, said William Allstetter, media
relations manager for the National Jewish Medical and Research Center.
Doctors from the NJMRC are the ones leading the study, Allstetter explained.
seeks better dialogue on Middle East
Daniel Pipes is
the controversial director of the Middle East Forum and a columnist
for The New York Post and The Jerusalem Post. He has served on the American
Departments of State and Defense. He visited Western on Monday.
the far lane:
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BEHOLD: THE STUFF OF NIGHTMARES! The continuing controversy surrounding
the University Students' Council dental plan is about as fun as pulling
Looking for a good reason to go see
The Salads play at Call The Office tonight? Lead singer Darren
Dumas has three.
"If you do come out and see us play, we'll
put a smile on your face. We've been playing for a really long
time and are tight on stage, and our bass player is really hot
and has a big cock," Dumas jokes.
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Forget studying: try Conan
of bathroom stalls and into public debate
539 BC: Celebration continues late into the night in the city of
Babylon, while enemy forces camp outside. As King Belshazzar entertained
followers, a disembodied hand scrawled cryptic writing on the wall;
the kingdom was found wanting and Babylon would be taken by the
Persians. The writing on the wall revealed the true state –
and fate – of the Babylonian empire. Later that night Belshazzar
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