Volume 96, Issue 83
Friday March 7, 2003
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LAST UPDATED: Friday March 7, 2003 - 2:30 p.m.

From 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.



NEWS FOR DUMMIES
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.



USC 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

Ontario can expect the province's family doctor shortage to continue its downward spiral.

Peter MacKean, president of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, said there will be a serious shortage if the current trend in the number of medical students applying to be general practitioners continues to decline.



Paying to be the next Matlock

ast increases in the University of Toronto's law school tuition will not prevent future students from attending, according to a recent report from the university provost's office.

However, the report has faced steady criticism, and the other five law schools in Ontario – Western included – are commissioning their own report regarding rising tuition.

 


Students arrested at York protest
Pacifists resort to alleged hooliganism

Pickets, arrests, an alleged assault and a brief occupation were all part of a York University protest against a possible war in Iraq, sparking anger from at least one member of Parliament.

On Wednesday, students at York University took part in an international day of action against the looming war in Iraq, but the peaceful demonstrations took a turn for the worse, according to Cim Nunn, director of media relations at York.

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