96, Issue 87
LAST UPDATED: Monday March 17, 2003 - 2:50 p.m.Darkness falls on the USC dental plan
continues to swirl around the dental plan referendum held last month during
the University Students' Council presidential elections, causing some
to question its validity.
Drinking at the periodicals
Western libraries have eased restrictions on drinking, but there's a chance the new policy isn't permanent.
On Feb. 10, D.B. Weldon Library initiated a trial policy which allows students to consume lidded beverages in the library. At the end of April the effectiveness of the policy will be evaluated.
New university's funding question
The opening of the new University of Ontario Institute of Technology in September has been a longtime coming – and not without criticism.
UOIT, located in Oshawa, will accept 700 to 1,000 first-year students this year, said Heather Middleton, UOIT's communications officer. The school will offer nine undergraduate programs and will expand these and add a graduate program over the next few years, she explained.
Quebec election a three-horse race
Election if necessary, but not necessarily an election.
NEWS FOR DUMMIES: Don Johnson's alive?
After a week of anticipation and chew-your-nails, edge-of-your-seat excitement, you can relax. News for Dummies is back to give you a weekly wrap-up of the world that was.
Gambling on boredom
USC kids love the night life
The first part of the USC's Annual General Meeting, designed to bring
together the incoming and outgoing councils, was scheduled to begin at
5 p.m., with most councillors hoping it would end by 9 or 10 p.m. (likely,
so councillors could catch the latest installment of The West Wing and
relate to pretend politics) Unfortunately, debate, discussion, quorum
counts and secret ballot voting kept the USC members locked in their Council
Chambers until the wee hours of the morning.
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