Councillor wants ciggys out of Alley

Fred Wu says selling smokes goes against USC's mandate

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Buying a pack of cigarettes over the counter

If you’re hoping to buy cigarettes from Mustang Alley, you better hurry before they are gone.

At least, so the story goes if a University Students’ Council councillor has his way.

Science councillor Fred Wu, a third-year microbiology and immunology student, put forward a motion at the USC Council meeting last night that will investigate the necessity of cigarettes to Mustang Alley’s sales. (read more)

MCAT-astrophe frustrates students

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Officials have found a way to make the MCATs even more stressful.

Last summer, the Association of American Medical Colleges officially switched all Medical Colleges Admissions Test (MCAT) exams from paper-based to computer-based, a move that was seen as more convenient and environmentally friendly. (read more)

Colbert's race for prez is over

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Just three weeks into his presidential campaign, political comedian Stephen Colbert decided to drop out of the race.

Colbert, host of the satirical talk show The Colbert Report, was dropped off the January presidential primary ballot by the South Carolina Democratic Party last Thursday. (read more)

Deputy Mayor sacked via email

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Hints of tension within London City Council could have dire implications for a potential performing arts centre and the future of London Hydro.

Deputy Mayor Tom Gosnell was relieved as chair of the Committee of the Whole at the behest of Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best, who will now preside over the committee. (read more)

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