Thinking outside the hot box

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

April 5, 2007 Ed Cartoon

Given the inconsistencies in Canada’s drug laws, it’s difficult to discern when and where we should take an active stance for or against illegal drug use.

Existing laws cloud our perceptions of drugs and how some may be different from others. (read more)

Pro-anorexia websites a danger

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

To the Editor:
The Internet has been labelled a place where one can push boundaries and create websites about whatever interests them without legal charges. This is because someone who seeks harmful material can’t proclaim they aren’t at least somewhat at fault for feeling harmed by it. (read more)

Grahmer nurds, younight!

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

To the Editor:
In last Wednesday’s Gazette, page three introduced next year’s “front office” members: Deputy Editor Brice Hall, Editor-in-Chief Allison Buchan-Terrell and Managing Editor James Hayes. (read more)

Ops uncut insensitive

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Re: “Letters to the editor: uncut”
Mar. 23, 2007

To the Editor:
Did it ever occur to The Gazette staff that at least one student attending this university might speak something other than English as their first language? I realize it’s shocking someone might attend a university like this from outside our 401-corridor-centric world, so well done poking holes and picking apart a best attempt to write to your newspaper in your first language. (read more)

UWO should support STAND, join Queen's

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Re: “Queen’s sells stocks to help fight genocide in Sudan”
Apr. 3, 2007

To the Editor:
It was encouraging to hear Queen’s divested from companies supporting the Sudanese government, which is committing atrocities in Darfur. (read more)

Halal food debate

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Re: “Not kosher: Gazette’s editorial intolerant”
Apr. 3, 2007

To the Editor:
Recently, The Gazette has been flooded with letters raising issues of discrimination across campus. (read more)

Spoof jokes encourage rape, hate

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

To the Editor:
As a member of Western’s student body, I’m writing to let you know I’m disgusted by The Gazette’s Friday, March 30 “satirical” issue. The issue presents a series of articles making light of date rape, violence against women and homosexuality. (read more)

06/07 Letter Awards

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

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Re: “Feminists must stop crying wolf”
Nov. 23, 2007

To the Editor:
In the beginning. (read more)

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