Archive for Student Life

Western to ping pong for Prevention

April 24, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

Western’ s first campus-wide ping-pong tournament will take place April 28 at 10 a.m. with an ending time determined by the number of contestants. Student Senate and Partners in Prevention will sponsor this event. The ping-pong tournament will take place in the residential halls and in Blum Union. Students must play in the hall they […]

London makes learning fun

April 17, 2007 Comments

Chaz Hoskins

The English 361 class of Literature on Site arrived in London around 11:30 p.m. that first Friday of spring break, so their real fun didn’t begin until next day. The students went to the Portobello Road Market, which is one of the world’s most famous markets; it’s internationally renowned for its second-hand and antique sections. […]

Belize gives one student direction

April 17, 2007 Comments

Karyn Daugherty

When Jennifer Shaffer registered for classes at the end of last semester, she had already made her spring break plans; she knew she would not be spending her spring break in Missouri, enduring the extreme weather changes. At 4 a.m. on March 11, Shaffer said goodbye to her friends and family and met the bus […]

HPV vaccine may be expanded to men

April 17, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Jason Koebler COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Growing concerns about the spread of human papillomavirus may lead to a vaccine, now available for women, to be administered to men. Due to the popularity of Gardasil, the HPV vaccine for women, its manufacturer is now researching a male version of the vaccine. The male option, which […]

Students experience architecture, art in Paris

April 17, 2007 Comments

Jill Muir

The Students enrolled in HON 396, Nineteenth Century Paris, traveled to Paris March 8-11 to better understand French culture and apply what they have been learning all semester in the classroom. While in Paris, students visited between two to three different sites every day and were usually done by 3 p.m. This allowed them some […]

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