Catching the ball

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Jenni Lee catching a baseball

Court rules Turnitin doesn't violate copyright

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

A recent court decision from the state of Virginia ruled the plagiarism-detection software offered by Turnitin.com does not violate student copyright laws.

Despite claims the website exploits student submissions for profit, the widely-used anti-cheating program will continue archiving academic works from high schools and universities around the world " including papers from Western students. (read more)

Finnish man pays d-ear-ly

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Gypsumville, Manitoba " Get out your TV remotes and Swiss Army knives " couch potatoes could know best when it comes to surviving in the wilderness.

Snowmobiler Chris Traverse said the popular reality television program Survivorman saved his life when he was stranded alone in the woods last week. (read more)

Desjardins recommends 10, 20-cent coins

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

With recent reports naming the penny as an economic liability, questions concerning Canada’s currency system have become a hot topic.

A report by the Desjardins Group uncovered some frightening details about how Canada’s current currency system is organized. (read more)

News Briefs

Today's top news stories for April 10, 2008.

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

The return of Project L.E.A.R.N.
Partiers beware " Project L.E.A.R.N. is back with a vengeance.

The Liquor Enforcement and Reduction of Noise program started up last night and will run until Sunday, April 26 in the areas around Western, Fanshawe college and Richmond Row. (read more)

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