LAST UPDATED: Friday March 7, 2003 - 2:30 p.m.
music scene gains independence
It's called the
Avril Lavigne, Remy Shand, Nickelback and Diana Krall all have something
in common – they're recent multiple Grammy nominees and they're
Royal City, The Hidden Cameras, Hot Hot Heat and The Constantines also
have something in common – they've all recently signed international
record deals and they're all Canadian.
Most people have heard of our famous, mainstream entertainers, but not
the group of indie artists.
purple to grey: Western marks 125th anniversary
It's official: Western
is too old to date your grandma or compete in a triathlon.
Yesterday marked Founder's Day at Western – the commemoration
of the day the school was founded 125 years ago, at what is currently
Huron University College.
Bastards, helicopters and insanity
Much like a microwave dinner of information that can only be described
as "yum, yum, yum, yummy," "News for Dummies" is here
to offer you a quick fix for information of the world beyond Western.
Board candidates ruffle their feathers
The 11 candidates
vying for the four VP positions on next year's University Students' Council
Board of Directors, flashed their million dollar smiles and yapped like
poodles in the University Community Centre yesterday.
> Ontario short on Dr. Huxtables
> Paying to be the next Matlock
> Students arrested at York protest
No Sports today...
to beers but be prepared
call it "katzenjammer" – the wailing of cats. The
Norwegians call it "jeg har tommermenn" – workmen
in my head. The Italians call it "stonato" – out
of tune. The Swedes call it "hont i haret" – pain
of the roots of my hair.
Despite the various translations of the word "hangover,"
the feelings associated are universal. Whatever you end up calling
it, some Sunday mornings, you can't help but wish you were dead.
a world tour of remedies