Taking out the trash

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

A garbage truck empties into a landfill

Grad school applications expected to rise in 2009

School an 'investment' for future

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

With the economy dwindling and entry-level jobs diminishing, students across the country may now be looking to apply to graduate schools instead of directly entering the job market.

“There seems to be a clear correlation between what’s happening in terms of job availability in Canada and an increase in graduate applications,” Zach Churchill, national director of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations, said. (read more)

United by Art

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Observing the art

Ontario liquor sales remain strong

Customers choosing to drink at home over bar

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Since the economic downturn began, many Ontarians have had less money to spend and only necessary items " like alcohol " are selling strongly.

“We ended up coming through the holiday sales period in pretty good shape, especially compared to the broader retail sphere,” Chris Layton, media relations co-ordinator for the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, said. (read more)

Western students visit Washington

18 students attending Obama inauguration

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

With an anticipated two million visitors flooding Washington D.C. today, the buzz elevating Barack Obama’s inauguration as the 44th President of the United States has reached a fever pitch.

Amidst unprecedented security " various media outlets have put the number of law enforcement agents in the tens of thousands " citizens from across the nation have converged on America’s capital to witness what many are calling the defining moment of our generation. (read more)

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