Manji coming to Western

Influential speaker optimistic about future

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Irshad Manji

Next week, Western will play host to a speaker who has been labeled, among other things, “Osama bin Laden’s worst nightmare,” by The New York Times, and one of Macleans’ “Canadians who make a difference. (read more)

Barroom aggression on rise

Attitudes contribute to behaviour

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Standing in front of the Wave

Approximately once a month Marc* finds himself in a bar fight. Ranging from harmless shoving to an incident resulting in three stitches under his left eye, Marc’s physical altercations are an example of the growing culture of barroom aggression. (read more)

Unity to meet tonight

Affordable housing seen as issue

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

A prominent member of London’s homeless support community has warned homelessness in London could potentially spike in the coming months as the city’s unemployment rate continues to rise.

“At this point in time there has been no real effect, but we will see with time what the effect is,” Chuck Lazenby, general manager for the Unity Project, noted. (read more)

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