accessible than in 1960s?
Although student lobby groups are constantly claiming that
Canada’s post-secondary education system is in the midst
of a financial crisis, two recently published reports suggest
Day: Irish and non-Irish rejoice
Yesterday, most of the world — at least the Irish world
and the one that wanted to be Irish — celebrated St.
Patrick’s Day, a day of saintly patronage, solemn reflection
and irrepentant boozing.
for teacher’s college
Over the past five years, the Ontario provincial government
has increased the total number of funded placements for teacher’s
colleges to 31,000 — but have admissions criteria adjusted
Video game violence
For the first time in history, the Ontario Film Review Board
has placed a Restricted rating on a video game due to high
levels of graphic violence. The recent release of the horror/action
game Manhunt has again sparked the debate about violence in
video games and its effect on children.
visits Western, hails U.S.-Canada relations
Sporting a green tie for St. Patrick’s Day, the United
States ambassador to Canada, Paul Cellucci, paid a visit to
Western yesterday. His presentation, entitled “Canada
and the United States: Our Mutual Commitment to Cooperation
and Community,” drew a full audience to Conron Hall in
The war on terror
Western students live pretty
sheltered lives. Really, all we need to worry about is missing
the bus or handing in the odd essay late. And then some terrorists
blow something up.
to play games for multiculturalism
> Prospective students to be shown Western..
> Food will be eaten, culture will be
> Money and jobs make their way EOA