Students protest tuition hikes

Western participates in a Day of Action

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Stephen Maynard at protest

Western and Fanshawe students braved the cold yesterday to protest the Liberal government’s tuition freeze cancellation and subsequent tuition fee increase.

The students, led by Abudi Awaysheh â€" of Western’s Society of Graduate Students and liaison to the Canadian Federation of Students â€" protested in front of the office of Chris Bentley, minister of Training, Colleges and Universities. (read more)

Canadian Federation of Students speak out on tuition increase at panel discussion

Western participates in a Day of Action

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Students filled The Grad Club in Middlesex College to take a stand against tuition hikes yesterday.

The Society of Graduate Students acted as representatives for the National Student Day of Action panel discussion, organized by the Canadian Federation of Students Wednesday. (read more)

Muslim students upset over drawing nudes

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Famous nude art

A recent decision by Western’s visual arts department has left some Muslim students torn between their love for drawing and painting and their devotion to Islam.

After making accommodations for students for several years, the visual arts department added a note to the bottom of nine course descriptions effective Sept. (read more)

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