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Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Free sports for all
Students will receive free admission to all Western Mustangs games on campus next year, after the Intercollegiate Athletics budget was granted a two per cent increase in funding by the University Students’ Council’s Student Services Committee.

The only events that will not be free to students are playoff and Homecoming games.

USC President Stephen Lecce is hopeful the free admittance will boost both attendance and school spirit.

Western 1, asbestos 0
Western students can breathe easy " the asbestos discovered in the University Community Centre has been removed.

As first reported in The Gazette last month, asbestos was recently found in the corridor running between the gymnasiums and the pool gallery.

“There is no more asbestos in the area. It has all been removed and everything is clean as a whistle,” UCC building manager Paul Tomlinson said.
"Arden Zwelling

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