Trimming The Fat

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

February 3, 2009 Ed Cartoon

As companies worldwide downsize in the face of an economic crisis, Western continues to expand, constructing new classrooms and buildings across campus.

Yet Western is hardly excluded from the current recession. (read more)

Too soon to vote yes, stick with no

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Re: “Yes, No Campaigns launched for UCC renovations”
Jan. 29, 2009

To the editor:
To think that we’re considering putting millions into another project immediately after the erection of the Western Student Recreation Centre is utterly absurd. (read more)

It's as simple as a Solar Grove

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

To the editor:
I’m pretty much a single-issue guy. I don’t care about hate speech or dance studios or cleaning bathroom stalls. All I really care about is the environment. (read more)

Praise for Ops editor, Obama too

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Re: “Go ahead, love Obama despite our geography”
Jan. 27, 2009

To the editor:
I wanted to take a moment and praise Mallory Daley’s article in reference to Canadian’s views about the most recent presidential election in the United States. (read more)

The Gazette's Community Editorial Board

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

The community editorial board is a new initiative by The Gazette to allow Western students, faculty and staff to voice their thoughts on any issue they choose.

There are no restrictions on topic or content as long as submissions do not violate The Gazette’s Code of Ethics. (read more)

Western an open, opinionated campus

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Re: “Striking a balance: Student councils must decide where to draw the line on free speech”
Jan. 23, 2009

To the editor:
In response to the article “Striking a Balance,” I think it is important to have an update on the situation at Lakehead University. (read more)

Involvement made simple

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

To the editor:
Western students are passionate about helping the world around them. The overwhelming support Western shows to Terry Fox and Shinerama each year, as well as our recently announced record-breaking United Way campaign proves that Western takes an active interest in the world around it. (read more)

Misinformed hockey talk

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Re: “Hating on hockey players revisited, revised”
Jan. 29, 2009

To the editor:
Nikolaj Jensen’s letter to the editor about hockey players signing contracts midway through the season warrants the mention of some interesting information. (read more)

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