Archive for Politics

Scanlon announces retirement

May 1, 2007 Comments

Kathy Crawford

Western’s President Scanlon set to retire from post in 2008 President James Scanlon’s announcement during his faculty “thank-you” reception Friday morning of his decision to retire silenced the room, said Public Relations and Marketing Director Kristy Hill. The silence was immediately replaced with a standing ovation, Hill said. Scanlon first disclosed his plans to retire, […]

Student uses bags to promote Earth Day

May 1, 2007 Comments

Warren Webb

Nathan Glynn is a man on a mission; he is a single student determined to bring Earth Day awareness to the Western Community. With the help of the art department, Nathan hung 1,000 plastic grocery bags up on trees all over the campus. The bags took approximately five hours to hang up were collected from […]

Arizona Supreme Court takes up tuition case

April 24, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Djamila Grossman PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider the legality of a case in which former University of Arizona students sued the Arizona Board of Regents for increasing tuition by nearly 40 percent in 2003. In November, an appellate court decided the students are generally entitled to sue the board […]

New bulletin boards, new organizations approved

April 17, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

Student government makes strides to connect community with Western students Western’s Student Senate released student ID card discounts, approved $1,500 in funding for new bulletin boards, decided to sponsor a blood drive and approved the Campus Activity Board changing its name to Western’s Activity Council. Faculty and students can now receive discounts at several St. […]

U. of Kansas student arrested for peaceful protest

April 3, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Tyler Harbert LAWRENCE, Kan. – Jon Dennis didn’t get arrested during spring break for indecent exposure or public intoxication. The University of Kansas senior was taken to a Washington, D.C., police station for praying in front of the White House during the Christian Peace Witness for Iraq march on March 16 during the four-year […]

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