Part II: what about Western?
With a large percentage of professors in North America nearing
retirement age, and enrollment increasing in Ontario, competition
among universities to hire the best is heating up. According
to some critics, Western has not done a good job at recruiting
high-quality faculty, but others say the university’s
performance has markedly improved.
hit big time
Western’s journalism students will get a taste of the “real
world” this April, as their first foray into the small
screen airs on The New PL.
Local MP fights for
Not sure you can survive another gruelling winter without
a long weekend? You may not have to.
to examine turnitin.com
McGill University’s senate voted unanimously last Wednesday
to send its proposed policy on plagiarism-detection software
and turnitin.com — a website that detects plagiarism
in students’ papers — back to the Committee on
Student Affairs for alternatives. But the process has faced
resistance from upset students.
Experts discuss globalization
in open forum
A forum held yesterday afternoon in the University Community
Centre atrium exposed the pervasiveness of the issue of globalization,
as several experts discussed various aspects of the controversial
Concordia bonds fund
Issuing bonds is not confined to the realm of the federal
and provincial governments, as Concordia University has begun
selling its own bonds to complete an ambitious academic building
March madness: Gazette
49, USC 35
Journalists from The Gazette collided with University Students’ Council
politicians for the annual Gazette versus USC football game
Sunday afternoon, in an epic (and clearly not defensive) battle
which saw Gazette staff trample the politicos 49-35.
Warm weather brings
Campus Community Police Service director Elgin Austen said
it all in describing this past week’s on-campus debauchery: “lots
of mischief kinds of things.”
Western take credit for your intelligence