Baird bears all to The Gazette

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

The Wave turned blue last Thursday, as the UWO Tories hosted a private reception with the Honourable Minister of the Environment John Baird.

Baird toured Western’s Biotron Institute for Experimental Climate Change research facility before entertaining eager young Tories at the meet-and-greet. (read more)

Research-intensive universities deserve more

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

If the President of University of British Columbia had his way, most Canadian universities would get little federal research funding.

In a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade last week, UBC President Stephen Toope said research dollars should be targeted primarily toward Canadian universities that can compete globally. (read more)

Blockheads block Thompson Arena

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

From barricade-building to break-ins, the usual suspects were at it again this weekend.

On Saturday morning, the Campus Community Police Service discovered a small wall built out of cement blocks taken from the construction site of the Thompson Recreation Centre. (read more)

New Facebook ads 'scary' and 'creepy'

Advertisers will be able to pitch products to user's friends under guise of recommendation

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Facebook is one step closer to changing from an online hangout to a business district.

It announced last Tuesday an upcoming Facebook program will allow users to share their buying habits and favourite brands with friends. (read more)


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