Reynolds and Stevenson go head-to-head, Safer MIA

12-month bus pass, grocery store hot topics at USC presidential debate

Friday, February 16th, 2007

Chris Reynolds and Tom Stevenson

University Students’ Council presidential candidates Chris Reynolds and Tom Stevenson went head-to-head again at Wednesday’s media panel in The Spoke Lounge as they debated hot issues, including University Community Centre renovations, grocery stores and bus passes. (read more)

USC wants control of UCC

Dolan: we need to see action

Friday, February 16th, 2007

On Feb. 5, University Students’ Council President Fab Dolan sent a letter to Western President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Davenport requesting operational control of the University Community Centre

“What really stuck out for us was the fact that students have paid 95 per cent of the costs of this building [through student fees, not tuition] since it was constructed, and yet the university administration still controls the use of the building,” Dolan said. (read more)

Robarts looking to merge with Western

Canada’s only independent research facility in debt

Friday, February 16th, 2007

Robarts Research Institute is Canada’s only independent research facility and, because it’s in debt, it’s looking to merge with Western.

Having raised over $45 million in research grants, the institute has increased costs in personnel, services and amenities by increasing research. (read more)

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