STAND's silent protest puts divestment on agenda

Friday, January 25th, 2008


Protesters braved cold weather in silence yesterday afternoon to make sure the message was clear as Western’s Board of Governors met.

Members of the group Students Taking Action Now: Darfur stood to make a case for targeted divestment during both the University Students’ Council donation announcement and before the meeting of the Board of Governors. (read more)

Where in the World...?

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Zambia: It may be controlled by a “foolish elephant” and a group of “baboons,” but at least the Zambian Supreme Court is intelligent enough to allow freedom of the press.

Roy Clarke, a British writer, published an article in The Post newspaper based on George Orwell’s Animal Farm. (read more)

News Briefs

Today's top news stories for January 25, 2008.

Friday, January 25th, 2008

President Paul Davenport

$101 million to Western!
Cheers took centre stage at an announcement by President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Davenport, the University Students’ Council and Society of Graduate Students, yesterday in the University Community Centre. (read more)


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