September 23, 2003  
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NEWS

USC considering options after underagers nabbed

The University Students' Council's Wet/Dry program, which allows underage students to enter campus bars on the condition they do not consume alcohol, has been suspended indefinitely.

"Students should assume for the immediate future that the Wet/Dry program is over," said Mark Sellars, general manager of the USC. The program has been in place for approximately ten years.


CFS suspects Elections Ontario up to no good

The Canadian Federation of Students has expressed concern over Elections Ontario literature instructing students to vote where their parents live instead of in their school's riding, something that could potentially influence the outcomes in certain ridings by dilluting the student vote.


London business alleges Western meal card program unfair, illegal

The Western One meal plan may not be all it is cracked up to be, particularly if you are a small business in the area.

The Flying Tomato Pizza Company has filed a complaint with the Competition Bureau against the Western One meal plan, said Chris Ferguson, owner of the Flying Tomato.


Drunken moron jumps off bridge, gets hurt

Homecoming madness descended on Western this weekend, reported Sgt. Michael Mics, acting manager of Campus Community Police Service.


McMaster student code includes marijuana

Instead of redefining "higher" education, students at McMaster University are paying higher fines for smoking up on campus.

"We changed our Student Code of Conduct so that the fine for marijuana use and that for open alcohol [on campus] were equivalent," said Phil Wood, associate VP-university affairs at McMaster.


Campaign Western hits jackpot

Members of Western elite convened at Great Hall last Friday to announce that Campaign Western has raised $278 million - hopefully administration will remember the wise words of Notorious B.I.G., "mo' money, mo' problems."


Rebecca Coulter: NDP puts student issues first

The New Democratic Party has made students' issues a priority. That's one of the main reasons I'm running as the NDP candidate in London North Centre.


Dianne Cunningham: a proud record

On Oct. 2, London North Centre voters will have an important choice to make - to continue to build on our renewal and growth of the past eight years - or let our hard earned gains be squandered by returning to job-killing high taxation and uncontrolled spending.


Deb Matthews: fire the Tories and the Liberals will freeze tuition

Do you want to fire the person responsible for skyrocketing tuition? On Oct. 2, you'll have a chance to do just that. And, at the same time, you'll freeze tuition for at least the next two years.


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