Do they know Western's ins and outs?

USC prez candidates take their shot at our annual quiz

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

ANSWER KEY

1. Who is Andy Thibodeau? Motivational speaker, often attends Orientation Week
2. What USC board portfolio is the Alumni Relations Commissioner under? Communications officer
3. How much money is allocated to the board initiative fund each year? $7,500
4. Who is the manager of InfoSource? Nick Vassiliou
5. Who is the executive director of OUSA? Scott Courtice
6. Name three completely unfunded varsity teams. Answers vary
7. How much money did Charity Ball 2007 raise (approximately)? $20,000
8. Name three changes to the original “Built to Lead” document for the final document passed by council. Answer vary
9. In what year was the final agreement made with Western concerning USC operations within the UCC? 1995
10. When does Paul Davenport’s term as president of the university end? July 2009
11. On top of which building was a student arrested for breaking and entering in the fall of this academic year? Huron Food Court
12. How much is the UCC Expansion fee? (+/- 50 cents) $13.02
13. Name two clubs ratified this year. Answers vary
14. How much is the contingency fee for the Wave renovation recently passed by council? (+/- $5,000) $157,996
15. How many total residences are there at Western? 13
16. Who are the councillors for Wards 6, 7, 13? Nancy Branscombe, Walter Lonc, Judy Bryant
17. Who is the co-ordinator of PrideWestern and where is the service’s office located? Meghan Adams, UCC Room 315 C
18. What does it mean if a professor is “emeritus”? A professor who is retired but retains their title and often teaches part-time
19. Where and when can you catch TV Western on cable? Rogers Cable, Saturday at 11:30 p.m.
20. Which charity is the Vagina Monologues supporting this year? Local: Women’s Community House, Sexual Assault Centre of London, Changing Ways; International: Women in Conflict (rotates every year)

Chris Reynolds

1. Guest Speaker (motivational) who comes during soph training and orientation week [1]
2. Communications officer [1]
3. $7,500 [1]
4.
5. Scott Courtice [1]
6. Women’s Field Hockey, Rowing, Badminton [.5]
7. $20,000 [1]
8. Unmerger of VP-special events and VP-campus issues, removal of “Grey Zone” as an appendix, move of clubs portfolio to InfoSource/commmunications officer [1]
9. 1995 [1]
10. Three years from now
11. Huron Food Court [1]
12. $18.50
13. Korean Students’ Association, UWO Debate Society
14. $175,000
15. 13 [1]
16. Nancy Branscombe, Gord Hume
17. Meghan Adams, 3rd floor UCC [1]
18. Tenured
19. Rogers, once a week [.5]
20. Big Brothers/Big Sisters of London
Total: 11/20 (55%)

Josh Safer

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6. Badminton, Fencing, Squash [1]
7.
8.
9. 1995 [1]
10.
11. Huron Food Court [1]
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17. Meghan Adams, UCC 315 [1]
18.
19. Local Rogers Cable Channel Saturdays 23h30 [1]
20. International Spotlight: Women in Conflict Zones [1]
Total: 6/20 (30%)

Tom Stevenson

1. King’s graduate and motivational speaker. He talks to first years and sophs every O-Week [1]
2. Communications officer [1]
3. $7,500 [1]
4. Lauren and Steph Williams
5. Scott Courtice [1]
6. Fencing, men’s lacrosse, badminton [.5]
7. $40,000
8. Elimination of off-campus restaurant initiative, unmerging VP-special events and VP-campus issues, Landlord system [1]
9. 1995 [1]
10. 2008
11. Talbot College
12. $7.50
13. Tennis Club, Red Cross
14. $100,000
15. 13 [1]
16. Bud Polhill, Nancy Branscombe, and Gary something
17. Meghan Adams, UCC 2nd Floor [.5]
18. It means they don’t teach class, just research and publish
19. 11:30 p.m. on Saturdays on Rogers TV [1]
20. SACL. Women’s Community House and Battered Women’s Shelter [.5]
Total: 9.5/20 (47.5%)

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