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Volume 96, Issue 90
Thursday March 20, 2003

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LAST UPDATED: Thursday March 20, 2003 - 2:30 p.m.

Bombs over Baghdad: war begins

(AP) – United States forces have launched a strike against "targets of military opportunity" in Iraq, President George W. Bush said Wednesday night. He described the action as the opening salvo in an operation to "disarm Iraq and to free its people."



Western celebrates by getting licked

Western's campus will soon be licking more than just Tootsy Rolls and tan-lines.

Yesterday, at an unveiling in the Galleria mall, Western was recognized with its very first commemorative 48 cent stamp, amidst a group of stamp enthusiasts, Western community members and Canada Post workers.



Military questions linger

On the brink of conflict in Iraq, military analysts say Baghdad will be the only point of contention should the conflict play out, but the length of the war and the number of casualties will be impossible to predict.

Ground troops, however, will not be the first to engage the enemy, according to Western history professor Jonathan Vance.



Part-time jobs fail to detract from academia

Go get a job you lazy bum.

Having a part-time job does not really consume the many hours required for sufficient academic achievement, a recent study suggests. However, sleep and leisure activities may get lost in the shuffle.

 

MORE NEWS HEADLINES:
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Fuh getta 'bout it: Tory media stunt backfires


Allen Chen/Gazette
FINALLY, A LEGITIMATE EXCUSE TO SKIP CLASS AND WATCH TV. Concerned Elgin residents Lindsey Edmunds, Paula Scamangas and Nacy Vroom were just three of many Westerner's watching coverage of an impending war this week.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Lawless Piano Man returns home to The Spoke

Tonight, The Spoke is getting a little more Lawless.

Former University Students' Council president Mike Lawless makes his highly anticipated return to The Spoke tonight to perform original material he has composed over the last eight years.


MORE A&E HEADLINES:

> Western director harnesses the power of film noir
> Shukvision: Haters: Make Love, Not Hate
> CD REVIEW: King Nancy
> Chicago is the favourite: Cubs win! Cubs win!

SPORTS

Can writer "upset" editor with picks?

As I sat down this morning with my copy of the March Madness bracket, I thought to myself, life just doesn't get any better.

CAMPUS & CULTURE

Hip-Hop commercialization

Let's face it; black is cool.

Elvis knew it, Eminem knows it, and as witnessed by popular cultures warm embrace of hip-hop – you know it too.

MORE C&C HEADLINES:
> Buying and selling the Asian identity

 


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