For many at Western, stress is like a bitter, bitter fruit,
never to be eaten unless someone is holding a gun to your
head while yelling at you to eat the fruit while jogging
on the spot, reciting Shakespeare and writing a statistics
To help alleviate some of the stress students may be experiencing,
the University Students’ Council’s Academic Affairs
Committee will be setting up a stress relief booth in the University
Community Centre atrium, said Don Brodhagen, Arts Students’ Council
president and member of the committee.
According to Brodhagen, the booth will be set up in the atrium
on Dec. 1 and 2 and will have members of the Student Development
Centre and Student Health Services pm sote to answer stress-related
“It’ll be useful for everyone — [there is]
a high demand for this,” Brodhagen said, noting the Engineering
Students’ Council was pleased with the idea of a stress
relief booth because of the average engineering student’s
Shut up and buy something
Before you go home for the holidays, you can get all the benevolence
out of your system and get all your Christmas shopping done
at once — right here at Western.
The Vagina Monologues silent auction will be in the University
Community Centre atrium from Dec. 1 to 3 raising funds for
their upcoming production in February, as well as for V-Day,
an international organization dedicated to ending violence
“There’s lots of unique and wonderful art available,
just in time for holiday gift giving,” said TheVagina
Monologues publicity representative Ellen White, adding a reminder
to students of the fundraising Dance-a-thon occuring Nov. 30
at the Ceeps.
White said more information about the auction and other Vagina
Monologues events (including the monologues) can be obtained
at firstname.lastname@example.org. V-Day’s Web site, www.vday.org,
has more information about the charitable organization.