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The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper - Headlines
Friday, December 2nd, 2016

News

New director set to take over at Campus Police

Daniel Redmond will be taking over as director at Western's Campus Police starting in January 2017. Read more

Council meets, talks, eats and leaves

USC meeting ends early (and with pizza) after discussions of the sexual violence policy, soph application changes and USC elections. Read more

Million dollar Spoke uplift on the cards for summer 2017

The Spoke is set for a facelift towards the end of next summer after raking in significant revenue over the past five years. Read more

Sports

Mustangs lose big in matchup with Ryerson

The Ryerson Rams hit 23 three pointers en route to a 105-76 win over the Western Mustangs on Wednesday night. Read more

Mustangs figure skating claim bronze in Kingston

Mustangs figure skating proves they are one of the most dominant programs in the OUA with a bronze medal finish in the first competition of the season.  Read more

Western cheerleading wins 31st national championship

In taking home their 31st national championship in 32 years, Western's co-ed cheerleading team won by a 45-point margin over the second-place team, Queen's. Read more

Opinion

Residence staff should be better compensated

Western needs to value their residence staff and compensate them fairly for their hard work.  Read more

Cultural amnesia and the real history of the monarchy

If the Queen ever actually kicks the bucket, it's a valuable opportunity to wrangle independence from the crown. Read more

Women, you need to step up your game

If we want to see women in better leadership positions, we need to stop questioning each others' intentions and start unconditionally supporting each other. Read more

Arts

One festival, a door of opportunities

Last year, Camille Inston sat down and wrote a script that would change the course of her Western career. Read more

"Broadchurch" is thrilling television — but not for chilling

The final episode of the first season will make you cry — or at the very least, it will make you misty eyed. Read more

Unravelling the dark dystopian craze

Dystopian stories are becoming more popular with audiences across North America; professors Tim Blackmore and Miranda Green-Barteet weigh in. Read more

Life

Don't be hungry — get Hangry

Hangry is an app that allows students to pre-order and pre-pay for meals at Subway, Bento Sushi, Quesada and Teriyaki Experience on campus. Read more

360 Video starts to enter mainstream

360 video is becoming more widely available through Samsung.  Read more

Renowned forensics expert and investigator on the O.J. Simpson case speaks at Western

World-renowned forensic scientist Dr. Henry C. Lee visited Western last week to deliver career advice and share his experiences.  Read more

Features

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

Thieves hitting the gym: Rec Centre thefts on the rise

Theft prevention at Western's Rec Centre emphasizes the proper storage of belongings in change rooms during workouts, but lock use does not always guarantee security.  Read more

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