LAST UPDATED: Wednesday March 5, 2003 - 1:35 p.m.
visits Mustangs stable
It's not often that
federal security guards can be found inside the office of the University
Students' Council – but yesterday's visitor required just such
Yesterday, John Manley, Finance Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and
potential Liberal leadership candidate, made a brief appearance in the
USC office inside the University Community Centre, to engage in a post-budget
meeting with council members, including USC President Chris Sinal and
some of the Board of Directors.
students battle to become Yeoman's bitches
Twelve candidates have emerged to battle for a spot on next year's University
Students' Council Board of Directors.
According to Brad Nicpon, USC speaker and chief returning officer of the
USC VP-elections, this year's elections are very encouraging because there
is a significant number of candidates.
in cars with drunk drivers
Not many people are foolish enough to drink and drive anymore, but many
teenagers still get into cars driven by their drunk friends.
According to an article published yesterday in the Canadian Medical Association
Journal, 32 per cent of students in Ontario admit to having been
a passenger in a car driven by an intoxicated person.
pocket-protecting stars of the classic film Revenge of the Nerds
have nothing on the three Western engineering students who walked away
victorious from last weekend's Canadian Engineering Competition.
Global warming a phantom
With Canadians being
confronted with a string of bitterly cold, winter weather, many people
may be wondering what happened to global warming.
"Global warming is a slow but consistent increase in recorded global
temperatures over the past 100 to 150 years," explained Brian Luckman,
geography professor at Western. He said many factors affect the Earth's
climate, including the sun's energy output, ocean circulation and volcanic
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PLAY THAT NEW 50 CENT TRACK LATER. John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister
and Finance Minister of Canada, stopped by Western to rap some political
jargon in the USC office yesterday.
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With Reading Week
over, sun-kissed students across campus seem to be walking with a bit
more spring in their step. The Gazette, decided to find out why.
“Can I give you a fake name? My grandparents live and London and
I don’t want them to read it.”
“Me and my ex-girlfriend got reacquainted four times in two days.
But then she got clingy; it was weak.”
“I went to visit my boyfriend in Salt Lake City. I saw Charlie from
The Bachelorette and he told me that everyone on the show had sex with
Trista. Well, not really, but he was in the gym I was at.”
“We went to Cancun.”
Health Sciences IV
“And, we saw a 40-year-old woman giving a man head while we were
on the boozecruise.”
(in conversation with Lapczak)