Choosing A President

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

February 10, 2009 Ed Cartoon

With two weeks of campaigning complete, the time has arrived for Western students to choose a successor to Stephen Lecce as University Students’ Council president.

Beyond executing his or her platform initiatives, next year’s USC president has the unenviable task of inheriting a number of major projects, such as handling the fate of the University Community Centre referendum and managing the student government under constrained finances. (read more)

USC needs more than a cheerleader

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

To the editor:
Election time is so exciting " the variety, the wit, the grassroots approach (posters on cardboard), the in-your-face purple, the who-can-dress-up-more-outrageously-to-prove-to-us-poor-Plebians-how-much-of-a-professional-you-are. (read more)

Outdated claims hold women back

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Re: “Women in university politics”
Jan. 29. 2009

To the editor:
Lauren Pelley’s analysis of the situation and opportunities available for women in the political and professional spheres could not have been more bang-on. (read more)

Green push has limited jurisdiction

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Re: “Don’t only go halfway to green”
Feb. 5, 2009

To the editor:
While I commend Mr. Fielding on his investigation of the presidential candidate’s platforms, I feel I must defend them regarding the environmental policies of their respective platforms. (read more)


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