Text messaging to serve as new security measure

Friday, September 21st, 2007

A Blackberry device

Nwzflash: Txt msging may B more helpful than U thnk.

Universities from coast-to-coast are integrating cell phone text messaging alert systems into their emergency procedures.

Concordia University currently has a system in place where text messages are sent to staff and faculty to notify them about emergencies, explained Robert Rivard, assistant operations manager in Concordia’s security department. (read more)

Beer bandits boost booze

Friday, September 21st, 2007

It was a heist that would make Bob and Doug McKenzie proud.

Early Wednesday morning, thieves made away with over 100,000 bottles and cans of Moosehead beer slated for distribution in the GTA. (read more)

Kao's study could save soldiers

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Dr. Raymond Kao

London medical researcher Dr. Raymond Kao made a groundbreaking discovery that may help soldiers on the battlefield.

Dr. Kao and his research team at the London Health Research Institute found a hormone naturally produced by the kidneys, when combined with saline, can improve blood flow and tissue oxygen usage. (read more)

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Friday, September 21st, 2007

What is the new USC?
The University Students’ Council wants you to know: they’re closer to you.

“Closer to you” is the USC’s new slogan, summarizing their new ideas and initiatives for the future. (read more)


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