Korissa Williams

Thirsty Scholar reopening as a restaurant only

A message issued jointly Wednesday by University of Windsor Students’ Alliance president André Capaldi and UWindsor president Alan Wildeman announced the reopening of the Thirsty Scholar effective Monday, March 19, with shortened evening hours of operation.

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Dillon Hall work to close washrooms Friday

Staff from DiMaio Design and JASEL Engineering will conduct measuring of room 364 and all washrooms in Dillon Hall on Friday, March 16, in preparation for proposed renovations in those spaces.

Each washroom will be closed to use while the measurement work is conducted, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Please direct any questions or concerns to project administrator Roger Rivard at 519-253-3000, ext. 2166.

Customers flock to Bookstore bargains

The University Bookstore did a brisk business for its annual overstock sale, Tuesday in the CAW Sudent Centre Commons.

Students, staff and faculty took advantage of discounted prices to stock up on UWindsor apparel and thousands of books as low as 99 cents.

“We’ve had a great turnout and you can see customers are lined up,” said marketing manager Martin Deck.

Jenna Durette, a teacher candidate in the Faculty of Education, was one satisfied customer.

Lecture to suggest mathematical model to consider compromise

People engaging in argument will profit understanding the motivations underlying a disagreement, says Frank Zenker.

A post-doctoral fellow at the Filosofiska institutionen of Sweden’s Lund University, he will explore a mathematical model to determine the limits of debate in his free public lecture, “From Pro/Con to Compromise,” in the seminar room of Parker House, 105 Sunset Avenue, on Wednesday, March 14, at 3 p.m.

Ontario universities welcome extension of provincial tuition framework

The Council of Ontario Universities welcomed an announcement Thursday that the provincial government is extending for one year a cap of five per cent on overall tuition fee increases at its colleges and universities.

COU chair Alastair Summerlee said the move will enable universities to protect the gains that have been made through the government’s major investments in higher education.

Panel discussion to celebrate Canadian feminist publishing

Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of Ms. Magazine, a panel discussion will take a look back – and forward – at the world of Canadian feminist publishing. Attendees are invited to share their favourite magazine memories Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in room 203, Toldo Health Education Centre.

“Celebrating Women’s Voices: Canadian Feminist Publishing” will feature:

Speed dating event to benefit multicultural council

The closure of the student pub has resulted in the relocation of the Speed Dating for Charity event, Tuesday, March 13.

The event, a benefit for the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County, will begin with registration at 7 p.m. in the CAW Student Centre’s Ambassador Auditorium. Thanks to sponsorship by the Alumni Association, the Organization of Part-time University Students, and the University of Windsor Students’ Alliance, admission is free for UWindsor students.

Student volunteers celebrate showing in emergency medical service skills competition

How dedicated are the student volunteers of the University of Windsor Emergency Response Team? Dedicated enough to compete well against state-registered emergency medical technicians, says Rose Briscoe.

Community liaison officer for Campus Police Services, she takes pride in the showing of a UWindsor team in a skills competition held in Baltimore last month as part of the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation Conference.