Volume 96, Issue 89
Wednesday March 19, 2003
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LAST UPDATED: Wednesday March 19, 2003 - 12:00 p.m.

Prof to duel with Cunningham

Rebecca Coulter, a Western professor of education, has been chosen as the New Democratic Party's candidate in the riding of London North Centre.

"It was a lively campaign," Coulter said of her race against Julie Glaser, founder and co-ordinator of Western's Youth Anti-Violence Project and a representative of the London Homeless Coalition.



Make hot dogs, not war

To the relief of students campus wide, this spring's warm weather has been accompanied by the return of another Western favourite – that's right, the Hot Dog Lady.

Affectionately known as "La femme saucisse," Gabriella Lakatos returned to the Concrete Beach yesterday to peddle her tantalizing tube-steaks. Lakatos reappeared behind her barbecue of beef, after a brief winter vacation, bringing tears to the eyes of many Western sausage lovers.



Mustangs corralled in CASA elections

In a vote held during CASA's annual Internal Review conference, which took place last week at the University of Manitoba, James Kusie, the vice-president of the University of Manitoba Students' Union, won the position of national director in the second round of voting, explained Erin Stevenson, CASA's communications officer.


Hippies and suits

Have you ever witnessed the academic equivalent of mating a cat with a dog? You will soon.

A new concurrent program, combining media, information and technoculture and the honours business administration program at the Richard Ivey School of Business will be introduced this coming September.



Aspirin vs. cancer?

In a new study published this month, Robert Sandler, a professor at the University of North Carolina, discovered that one aspirin a day decreased the amount of polyps – which are thought to cause cancer – produced in the body by blocking the COX-2 enzyme, which is responsible for inflammation.

 


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