Protest 'laced with plumes of irony'

Students smoked on Concrete Beach to raise awareness about Mustang Alley plebiscite

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Protesting smoking

Yesterday, Concrete Beach was filled with clouds of smoke as protesters fumbled to light their cigarettes in the cold.

Students gathered in front of the University Community Centre to raise awareness about the plebiscite question: “Should the USC operated retail store, Mustang Alley, continue the sale of cigarettes?”

The group of students held posters and, between drags on their smokes, yelled out to passersby: “Support freedom” and “Selling cigarettes is not like selling handguns. (read more)

Dreaded video games menace to our young men

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Having problems getting your friends to put down the controller? A new study suggests the male brain is to blame.

Stanford University’s School of Medicine recently discovered the reason males are prone to getting hooked on video games. (read more)

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