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The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper - Headlines
Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

News

New Western sexual violence policy begins consultations

In order to conform to new legislation, Western is in the process of drafting a new sexual violence policy that should be in place by the start of the new year. Read more

King's academic dean apologizes for off-colour remarks in O-Week address

The acting associate academic dean at King’s University College has issued an apology after making off-colour remarks about cultural diversity within his own family during an O-Week ceremony.  Read more

Scientists by day, pop stars by night

Do you ever wonder what super smart scientists do with their free time, if they get free time? For six scientists at Western's Brain and Mind Institute and a Western psychiatrist, they jam out as members of Untidy Naked Dilemma. Read more

Sports

Interim athletic director Weese to run program-wide assessment during transition

Former dean of the faculty of health sciences, Jim Weese, will be taking over Thérèse Quigley's role as athletic director after she retires on Dec. 31, 2016. Read more

Mustangs' depth making goalie decision hard

With Kelly Campbell's departure from the team, one question hangs over Mustangs women's hockey: who will be this year's starting goalie? Read more

Western sports clubs making a difference around the world

Most students are aware of many of the athletic opportunities available at Western. There are varsity teams, intramurals and fan clubs. Read more

Opinion

Tech takes away commitment

Flakiness runs rampant these days and has caused many of my friendships to suffer – and even end. Read more

Students give their take on clubs' week

The Gazette asked students in the UCC about their experiences during clubs' week. Here what they had to say. Read more

Clubs space is needed at Western

As clubs week continues in the Mustang Lounge this week, the groups have been uprooted from a communal space in order for the USC to house their associate and support staff. Read more

Arts

'How to Get Away with Murder' is still killing it

'How to Get Away with Murder' is back and we're thrilled. Both literally and figuratively.  Read more

Don't go on a date with Mike and Dave

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Snowden makes a hero out of a hacker

Oliver Stone's latest feature "Snowden" profiles the infamous hacker Edward Snowden during the 2013 leaks. Read more

Life

Beerfest 2016 set to offer new options to students

Thursday September 29th marks the third annual Beerfest on Concrete Beach. Read more

Weighing in on the gender divide at the gym

What’s up with the gender divide? Does it deter students from trying new types of exercise? Read more

King's: Small but mighty

Getting there is the longest walk of all the affiliate campuses but King's still stands out from afar. Read more

Features

Scientists by day, pop stars by night

Do you ever wonder what super smart scientists do with their free time, if they get free time? For six scientists at Western's Brain and Mind Institute and a Western psychiatrist, they jam out as members of Untidy Naked Dilemma. Read more

Quidditch for muggles

In 2005 Alex Benepe invented "muggle quidditch", a game that has grown tremendously on campuses across America and Canada. Read more

Western moves Homecoming to tone down rowdy Broughdale street parties

The University is hoping a busy academic schedule and colder weather will dissuade students from attending the traditional festivities, which have apparently spiralled out of control.  Read more

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