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The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper - Headlines
Monday, January 16th, 2017

News

USC presidential slate breakdown: Here's the gist of it

The floodgates have opened as the USC presidential slates released their platforms, websites and social media account on Monday night.  Read more

King's council creates ad hoc committee to decide on former BDS referendum question

The KUCSC moved one step closer to its ethical investments and formerly the BDS referendum at Sunday night’s packed council meeting. Read more

Our phones are breaking our necks: Here is one student's solution

Dubbed “tech neck,” today’s smartphone users have been reportedly experiencing neck pain due to prolonged phone usage. Read more

Sports

Mustangs gain valuable experience on Europe trip

The Western Mustangs women's volleyball team travelled to Europe from Dec. 27 to Jan. 7. Read more

Mustangs stun Lancers in blowout win

The Western Mustangs picked up their third win of the season on Saturday afternoon after blowing out the Windsor Lancers 90-65. Read more

Mustangs track teams open new season among Canada's best

Western's women's track and field team was given top spot in the first U Sports rankings of 2017, with the men coming in second.  Read more

Opinion

Appeals board discharging duty in striking down BDS referendum

With respect, the editorial board is wrong. Disliking a decision does not mean that the decision was illegitimate. Read more

It's time to get rid of the shootout

Shootouts are a cheap way to end a game, especially in team-oriented sports like soccer and hockey. Read more

Appeals board overstepped its role in shutting down BDS referendum

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is a controversial topic on university campuses across North America.  Read more

Arts

Early London reveals the city's history through photos

A Londoner since age 13 and Western alumna, Grainger's interest in her locality shines through in the well-researched and visually appealing book that can show students a forgotten side to London.  Read more

"Beerfest" 2017: I came, I drank, I conquered... sort of

Who would be drinking at Mustang Lounge early in the afternoon? Read more

Sing dances into hearts of viewers

Sing includes an all-star cast and musical classics, all wrapped in feel-good messaging.  Read more

Life

That one-of-a-kind look

Thrift with style and change up your look from time to time. Savanna Lee shows us it's possible with this week's Fashion Forward.  Read more

Movies4MentalHealth discusses student struggles

Movies4Mental health is a film-centric event organized by Health Promotions Western to raise awareness in a new and interactive way. Read more

Will Hyland: board games and beyond

When Will first came to university, he says it was harder to find people who were into roleplaying games than it was to find someone to talk about sports with. Read more

Features

Part 2: Student parking at Western — an unusual struggle

In part one of Student parking at Western: An unusual struggle, The Gazette found that when compared to thirteen universities across… Read more

Pay as you go: RA salary fails to cover cost of living

The Gazette looked at nine Ontario universities and Western was one of two universities which don’t cover residence fees for their RAs, which makes the job unaffordable for many students. Read more

Farm to Fork

Talissa Watson has bags and bags of frozen fruits and veggies in her freezer.  Read more

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