Near-biblical flooding closes parking lots on campus

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Toby Stannard wading in knee-high water

Many students and faculty were surprised to find their cars under more than a foot of water after recent flash flooding in several Western parking lots.

Due to a quick melt of snow coupled with rain on Tuesday night, the Thames River overflowed, causing a number of problems across campus. (read more)

McGuinty quashes drinking age proposal

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Young adults across the province can breathe easy: Premier Dalton McGuinty has nipped the issue of raising the drinking age square in the Budweiser.

When asked what he thought about raising the drinking age, as proposed by the Middlesex-London Health Unit Board of Health, McGuinty said he believed the current balance struck between laws and parental involvement was sufficient. (read more)

Anti-Semitic graffiti found twice this week in Weldon

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

A Weldon washroom became the scene of multiple hate crimes this week when it was defaced with anti-Semitic slurs.

Students were alarmed to find two nearly identical anti-Semitic graffiti attacks in a Weldon bathroom over the last week. (read more)

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