Experts rank prez candidates' platforms

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Fab Dolan and the USC presidential candidates

For the past two weeks you’ve listened to the University Students’ Council presidential candidates ramble about their platforms and the feasibility of 12-month bus passes, grocery stores, laptop loan programs and street teams. (read more)

Candidates' last words

We give the candidates a few last words to plead their case

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

We gave the USC presidential candidates 50 words or less to get a final word in. Here are their unedited comments.

Chris Reynolds
Why Should Students Vote Reynolds?
• Increased Upper Year Programming. (read more)

Do they know Western's ins and outs?

USC prez candidates take their shot at our annual quiz

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

ANSWER KEY

1. Who is Andy Thibodeau? Motivational speaker, often attends Orientation Week
2. What USC board portfolio is the Alumni Relations Commissioner under? Communications officer
3. (read more)

Popularity Contest

If you don't cast a vote in USC elections, they remain a popularity contest

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Two weeks of campaigning have passed and a new University Students’ Council president will be announced tomorrow night.

And over the past two weeks, campus has been bombarded with posters, enthusiastic campaign team members and other displays trying to get you to vote. (read more)

Jock talk: candidates' take on Mustang Athletics

Council positions for athletes, Raising money for unfunded teams among ideas

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Men's baseball

One topic debated in this year’s University Students’ Council presidential elections is the measures the candidates plan to take to improve Mustang Athletics.

Candidate Josh Safer doesn’t hold a definitive stance on the issue but believes fundraising measures would be worth considering. (read more)

Meet the puppeteers: campaign managers

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Behind the handshaking, slogans, and debating of this year’s University Students’ Council presidential election campaign are the largely anonymous groups of volunteers that ensure the survival campaigns and candidates. (read more)

News Briefs

Today's top news stories for February 20, 2007

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

USC VP applications now being accepted
Applications to become a University Students’ Council vice-president are now being accepted.

Declaration forms can be picked up from the front desk in the USC office, Room 340 in the University Community Centre. (read more)

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