96, Issue 88
LAST UPDATED: Tuesday March 18, 2003 - 12:00 p.m.The death of diplomacy: war looms
United States is officially on the brink of war and the clock is ticking,
after President George W. Bush sent Iraq a 48-hour ultimatum in a nationally
televised address last night.
Anti-war efforts continue
With the seeming inevitability of an American-led war in the Middle East, antiwar advocates in London and across the nation are stepping up their efforts to make their voices heard.
"I think today we're feeling deeply troubled and sad at what looks like imminent war," said Rebecca Coulter, a professor in Western's faculty of education and organizer of Saturday's war protest in London's Victoria Park, which saw between 3,000 and 3,500 protesters.
Yeoman gets friends
Two landslide victories and two nail-biting races marked the end results of this year's University Students' Council vice-presidential elections, as four new students prepare to take on their positions on next year's Board of Directors.
According to incoming VP-campus issues and fourth-year kinesiology student Adrienne Kennedy, the campaign was an incredibly emotional experience.
Western pulls in research chairs
Three more Canada Research Chairs were awarded yesterday to professors
at Western, bringing the university's total to 30.
Local hooligans enjoy stupidity
This past weekend saw crime occur at the same rate as St. Patrick's Day debauchery.
According to Const. Wendy McGowan of the University Police Department, an instance of fraud with a stolen Western One card was reported last Tuesday. The card was used at various vending and goods outlets, and resulted in a $150 loss.
UCC immersed in culture
Thinking of travelling? Have a shortage of funds? Save your cash and see
the world on display at the University Community Centre this week.
Freedom of speech in peril?
Legal panel discusses anti-Semitism
The complex and bitter divide in the Middle East has allegedly claimed another victim: free speech on campus.
A panel of legal experts spoke on Sunday at Western during a forum entitled "Current Issues in Judaism and the Law: Free Speech on Campus," which was hosted by the Jewish Law Students Association.
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