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‘No one should be happy about this’
Delays continue for UCC renovation, deadline could move back two weeks
Gloria Dickie NEWS EDITOR
Students counting on studying in the newly renovated gym this exam period may need to find another venue. After months of setbacks, renovations in the University Community Centre’s gym have hit another speed bump. The completion date currently set for the renovations is March 25, but Ely Rygier, vice-president finance for the University Students’ Council, explained, the deadline will probably be pushed back another two or three weeks. “There’s been some discussion between the contractor and the engineers about the kind of concrete that can be poured [on the floor of the loft],” Paul Tomlinson, senior manager facilities and operations for the USC, said. “The contractor wanted to use a concrete with Styrofoam pellets in it and the engineers rejected this.” Engineers wanted to use slag instead, a different kind of additive for the concrete. Discussions between the two parties and ordering slag would take a week and a half to two weeks, Tomlinson said. He said he expected to see a new schedule released next week, which may include a new deadline. But this is only the latest setback in a project riddled with delays since it was approved in a referendum last year. “We anticipated starting in early July, but didn’t really get a contractor until August. Then there were hazardous materials that had to be dealt with which hadn’t been anticipated. Real demolition and construction didn’t begin until November, we got a very late start because of some contractual difficulties,” Tomlinson explained. ” From there, Tomlinson said they came up against the usual construction issues, but they became a problem as the project was already four months behind schedule right out of the gate. “It’s very frustrating to have so many setbacks,” Tomlinson expressed. “You always want the projects to go smoothly, but they never do — this one in particular.”
Corey Stanford GAZETTE
LOOKS LIKE A COZY STUDY SPOT. Renovations to the University Community Centre are facing another delay after a dispute over the type of concrete being used. The project was originally slated for 2010 completion date but could now end in April.
While two or three weeks may not seem like a big difference, for many graduating students this will mean the completion of the project will fall outside of their time at Western. “Obviously people aren’t happy, and they have every right not to be happy, because I’m not happy,” Rygier said. He noted cost wasn’t a factor in
the delays and said it was a series of unfortunate mistakes. “We have a construction team working on the project who bid a little bit lower than they had expected and then on top of that, just acts of God.” The final elements of the renovation to be completed are the construction of the stage, concrete blocks for the washroom, spraying
for fire proofing, framing, and drywalling the loft, Tomlinson said. Electrical, plumbing and ventilation elements also need to be completed. “It sucks and it’s unfair,” Rygier said of the process. “I think people are less upset because we’ve been letting them down gently, constantly throughout the year. But no one should be happy about this.”
Western eateries enter 20th century with debit
Jesica Hurst GAZETTE STAFF
Endless lineups for ATMs on campus may begin to diminish since Subway, Booster Juice, and Williams Coffee Pub are now accepting debit as an alternative to meal plan cards and cash. “This is definitely a result of students requesting it,” Brian Fliss, supervisor at Subway, explained. “We have a lot of students coming in asking if we offer debit, so this gives people the opportunity to not have to go and stand in lines at a bank machine.” Margaret Eldridge, accounting manager of Hospitality Services at Western, said the speed of service in those specific locations is the biggest concern. “Those locations are places where it takes longer to prepare the food,” she explained. “I’m not saying we are not going to offer it at other places in the future, but we wanted to test it out at these locations first.” Although line-ups for the busier food retailers can be extremely long at times, they are not the main reason debit has been introduced. Eldridge doubts debit will have any affect on the lines at all. “The food is prepped at the beginning and it is very rare that you see line-ups at the cash registers,” she explained. Fliss explained long lines are a concern when planning and managing food outlets on campus. “We have our goal times from when people start in the line to when they finish. The technology nowadays is so fast that it should only be taking five or 10 seconds extra per person.” According to Ely Rygier, vicepresident finance for the University Students’ Council, similar changes will be made to The Spoke following demand from the student population. “Right now there is a dual push by students,” Rygier explained. “Students would like to see debit and credit introduced to The Spoke and at the same time they would like to see something done about the lines. We are trying to tackle both of these problems simultaneously.” However, students should make sure to keep cash or meal plan cards on them until at least September if they plan on purchasing food at The Spoke. “If there is going to be any renovation work done, we cannot shut The Spoke down for four weeks at a time,” Rygier said. “During the summer is when it will most likely end up happening.”
Nyssa Kuwahara GAZETTE
AVOIDING THE ATM MEANS ONLY ONE EXCRUTIATING LINE-UP. For the first time at Western, students will be able to use debit at a few on-campus eateries in Centre Spot. The introduction is a trial period to see how operations will be affected.
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Nyssa Kuwahara GAZETTE
THE SPOKE: THE LIFEBLOOD OF THE GAZETTE SINCE 1906. To celebrate Western’s birthday, also called Founder’s Day, The Spoke charged only $1.00 for the first beer ordered by each customer yesterday. The promotion was an initiative spearheaded by Ely Rygier, vice-president finance for the University Students’ Council.
Alumni less likely to donate
Relationship with Western to blame: Goldthorpe
Alex Carmona GAZETTE STAFF
Western may need to step up its game if it wants to keep alumni donations rolling in. In a recent survey regarding Western’s brand, 57 per cent of alumni respondents stated they had made a donation to Western, though only 50 per cent stated they would donate again. “These statistics shouldn’t be misinterpreted. They don’t mean that we’re looking at a seven per cent decrease in donations. It’s been a very solid fiscal year. Donations are actually up from last year,” said Kevin Goldthorpe, vice-president external at Western, who oversees alumni donations at Western. “The problem isn’t the actual percentage decrease between the numbers of alumni who donated and those who plan to donate again,” Goldthorpe continued. “The issue is that there was a drop at all.” Goldthorpe explained the major problem these statistics illustrate is fundamentally connected to alumni satisfaction. It has been noticed Western’s alumni seem to be less and less satisfied with their relationship with their alma mater after they graduate. This comes despite Western’s rather illustrious reputation among other universities in Canada in the realm of alumni relations, Goldthorpe said. “As much as we are recognized as being one the best schools in the country for alumni programs, our alumni want more. At its core, it’s a satisfaction issue,” Goldthorpe stated. “We’re satisfying parts, but not all of the alumni community, and that is showing up in the intent to donate in the future versus donations in the past.” This comes on the heels of a recent Maclean’s study, which noted due to increasingly impersonal university policies in Canada, young alumni in particular are less likely to feel intimately connected with their university after they graduate. This in turn affects alumni donations. “It makes sense,” Nicole Fassina, communications officer for the University Students’ Council, said. “I would want to donate to something I felt personally connected to and has changed my life in a more intimate way.” Fassina added she felt students at Western do have the opportunity during their time here to forge an intimate relationship with the university. “There are so many opportunities for doing that here at Western. You just need to find your niche,” Fassina said. Goldthorpe attended last Wednesday’s USC meeting and discussed how Western could enhance alumni satisfaction. “The key is to get people to be engaged for the entire duration of their relationship with the university, from the moment you apply through to the end of your life,” Goldthorpe said. Goldthorpe added Western’s cur-
As much as we are recognized as being one the best schools in the country for alumni programs, our alumni want more. At its core, it’s a satisfaction issue.
Western’s vice-president external
rent model in terms of its relationship to students could be seen as too focused on undergraduate students. “The current idea of ‘best student experience’ is limiting because it really only relates to undergraduates. We want to promote the idea of the more encompassing Western experience. Undergrads and grads, faculty, staff, alumni, everyone.” According to Goldthorpe, a major point of concern for alumni that Western needs to improve on is supporting the transition from university to a career. “You’re at Western to think, to learn, to engage, to debate, to reason. What we need to do is to better help you transition to get jobs once you’ve finished that activity,” Goldthorpe stated. “We’re all really motivated now to engage in that programming discussion.”
Wednesday, March 9 Lunch and Learn Trade Shadow Time: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: The Great Hall What: Learn about new products to help with your job. Food and prizes are provided. For more info call 519-850-2963. Thursday, March 10 Dr. Tanya Titchkosky Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Where: HSB 240 What: Visiting from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, she will be speaking on Movements In(between) Disability and Gender. Friday, March 11 Wade Davis at Western Time: 6 p.m. Where: Natural Science, Rm. 145 What:The famed anthropologist will be speaking on “Humanity’s Greatest Legacy – The Ethnosphere” Western Green Tour Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion What: A free, guided walking tour hosted by Physical Plant and EnviroWestern offering tours of the Pavilion, Stevenson Hall and the McIntosh Gallery. Saturday, March 12 TEDxUWO Time: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Where: The Grand Theatre What: The lecture series comes to Western, featuring a series of lectures on the theme of “Own your passion.”
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Campus > March Referendum
WUSC nears referendum
New student fee proposed on March ballot
Cheryl Stone NEWS EDITOR
The Western branch of the World University Service Canada will soon see their proposed levy on March’s referendum. If approved, it will be the first such fee for a University Students’ Council club. The referendum will ask students if they want approve a 52 cent fee per student for the campus club. The fee would support and grow the WUSC program, which funds refugee students’ journey to Canada and completion of a degree at Western, according to James Goacher, president of Western’s WUSC branch. Refugee students currently receive three years of funding from the club and have many of their other fees waived. The USC originally proposed a referendum for the fee last semester, but soon reversed its decision, saying they didn’t consider the implications of giving a club guaranteed funding. WUSC proceeded to gather the necessary 3,000 signatures in order to create a student-initiated referendum instead. Marino Felice, president of the HBAA Students’ Council, was involved in the decision to can the original referendum and said he’s disappointed a new referendum was granted. He also expressed some concerns over WUSC’s inability to produce the breakdown of where the fee would be going. “I think it’s a clear indication of council’s inability to distinguish social issues from USC structural issues,” he said. After the first referendum was nixed, Felice proposed to continue WUSC’s current fee structure and implement a new policy allowing all clubs to apply for extra funding from student fees. “The USC is in no position to decide which clubs should be allowed to go to referendum,” Felice explained. “The only way to prevent this criticism is by letting all clubs go to referendum, which will result in no levy for any clubs, since students are unlikely to support all of them and you need a certain percentage to pass.” But Goacher explained students educated about the program support the fee increase. “It’s been the same from the beginning. As soon as people understand what we’re doing, they’re very supportive. Our challenge has and will continue to be getting the correct message to the student population.”
Attack on the ethnosphere
The ethnosphere is in danger — or so says Wade Davis. The noted anthropologist will be speaking on the topic at Western this Friday, March 11. Students United in Representation of Latin America is organizing the event in association with several other cultural clubs. Pablo Rosas, vice-president of events for SUR-LA, explained Davis is an advocate for cultural diversity. “He travels around the world living with remote cultures and he writes about and photographs the way they live,” he said. Davis uses these photographs as visual aids to his presentations, in which he highlights the importance of preserving cultural diversity. The topic of Davis’ speech is “Humanity’s Greatest Legacy: The Ethnosphere.” According to Rosas, ethnosphere is a term Davis coined to describe the relationship between language and culture around the world. By bringing Davis to Western, SUR-LA hopes to remind students about the importance of maintaining diversity on campus. “We think Wade Davis is a very important speaker, to first of all explain what diversity is all about, and why diversity is important to us,” Rosas said. “So I think it’s going to remind the Western community of what the real essence of diversity is.” Davis will be speaking this Friday in Natural Sciences Centre Rm. 145 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets will be
available this week at InfoSource in the University Community Centre.
— Julian Uzielli
Nader coming to Western
Ralph Nader, four-time U.S. presidential candidate, consumer advocate and lawyer, is headed to Western to talk about Canada-U.S. relations. Nader will be presenting the inaugural lecture of the Visiting Fellows Program, which will discuss the facets of Canada’s important relationship with the U.S. The event is sponsored by the Canada-U.S. Institute at Western — the first interdisciplinary institute in Canada devoted entirely to studying the relationship between the two countries. The purpose of the Visiting Fellows Program, according to Donald Abelson, director of the CanadaU.S. Institute, “is to bring distinguished policy-makers, academics, journalists, authors and other opinion leaders who can speak and write about Canada-U.S. relations.” Nader was named one of TIME Magazine‘s top 100 most influential people of the 20th century. “We felt Mr. Nader would be an ideal person to speak about the differences and similarities between our two countries,” Abelson said. The program will be held on March 15 at 5:15 p.m. in Rm. 145 of the Natural Sciences Centre. Tickets are available at InfoSource in the University Community Centre or online at www.usc.uwo.ca/infosource.
Students break world record
Video games played for 40 hours straight
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WE CAN’T BELIEVE THE GAZETTE DIDN’T ALREADY OWN THIS RECORD. Two Western students played video games for 40 hours straight to secure the Guinness World Record and raise money for cancer research.
Aaron Zaltzman GAZETTE STAFF
Two Western students now hold a Guinness World Record after playing a first-person shooter game for 40 hours straight, putting the long-running student tradition of staying up and playing video games to good use. The record-breaking event, which raised money for cancer research, took place in the University Community Centre from Wednesday to Friday last week. It was organized by Kurtis Pliniussen and Matt Belford, who are part of the group Gaming4Cancer. The two played Halo: Reach for a record 40 hours straight, cycling through the campaign, firefight and multiplayer modes. The fundraiser also set a new record for longest time playing a first-person shooter game, breaking the previous record of 33 hours set in November 2010 in the United
Kingdom. According to Pliniussen, the event raised over $2,500. While some of the money was donated by businesses, the group was very happy with the $600 donated by various students. “A lot of kids just came up, either because they like Halo, or they’re drunk after The Spoke, or they saw Canadian Cancer Society,” Pliniussen said. “I didn’t realize it was going to be like that. I thought kids would just say, ‘Cool, Halo,’ and walk away.” Rather than stocking up on inhuman amounts of sugar, Belford and Pliniussen found a healthy diet was more beneficial for the 40-hour marathon. “I ate a ton of candy the night before, which made me feel really bad. So we decided to go the other way and just eat really healthy food,” Pliniussen explained. The event was part of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Community Part-
nerships program, where individuals or groups can organize their own fundraising events. The CCS provides material support and guidance for the individuals running the events, which range from normal to bizarre. “The events vary […] but this one was definitely a unique one,” said Krista Kankula, the fundraising coordinator for the Canadian Cancer Society. “This is one of the first types of gaming events combined with a world record.” According to Pliniussen, the inspiration for this event came from the Food Network show Glutton for Punishment, in which the host Bob Blumer breaks world records. Pliniussen, however, doesn’t think much of the host. “I thought if Bob Blumer can break world records, why can’t I?” Belford and Pliniussen decided to make the event a fundraiser, hoping the hype surrounding the event could translate into donations.
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DONATIONS TO WESTERN
I just want to go to university and have fun - I want to be an ordinary student. I’m only going to university. It’s not like I’m getting married - though that’s what it feels like sometimes.
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Dissecting alumni donations
We’re not giving back to our alma mater. And we’re not sorry. Western’s alumni are less likely to give donations to Western according to a recent survey regarding the school’s brand. It found alumni may have donated in the past, but were less likely to donate in the future. Young alumni are the least open to donating based on previous studies. Young alumni however may not have the money to donate back to Western. With the constant overshadowing issues of paying for rent and while sending out job applications, who wants to pay for Western’s latest building? Not to mention many of these alumni could also be paying off a second degree. While there is a difference between a desire to donate and not having the money to donate, it takes a strong message to attract donations. With large classes and crowded campuses, appealing to nostalgia is simply not good enough anymore. Alumni may also be reluctant to donate after giving the university thousands of dollars for tuition and residence, only to be asked for more money when they graduate. Many students are told to “create their own university experience” and may feel they do not owe the university for their role in that experience. After all, the student did all the work to make it great, so why should the university be compensated? There are also few elements making a university experience great, and students know what they are. Alumni are likely hesitant to give money to projects with a vague goal of “running the university” as opposed to things they have more of a personal interest or experience with. Allowing graduates to target their donations may increase their desire to donate. It would allow them to continue to feel involved in the university by choosing which faculty or project will receive their hard–earned dollars. Personalizing the method for seeking donations may also attract more donors. Cold calls sound like telemarketers and generic emails are just purple spam. These existing elements are still getting results. For example, Western’s call centre raised over $1 million in 2008. But prior performance does not guarantee future results. If the trend of donations has more to do with generational differences than age, Western should be ready to engage their alumni in a way that speaks to them as more than potential cash cows.
—The Gazette Editorial Board
Your anonymous letters to life Dear Life, Of course it would be extremely icy the ONE day I decide to wear heels. Where is Western’s classic blue sidewalk salt when you need it? Amani:
It’s been more than a week since the end of Reading Week. Before the break, students had to endure grueling exams and now they’re back to endure many more — not to mention the endless assignments, quizzes and presentations to complete. Students are stressed and are probably burning out just thinking about what’s left of the midterm period without even worrying about the ungraceful transition into final exams. As one of those stressed out students, I have a serious problem with the way midterm exams and finals are set up. For one thing, the midterm exam timespan is way too long. It extends from early February until the end of March. And in no time, classes conclude and everyone is forced to quickly catch up on their readings before going into final exams tired, hopeless, afraid and unprepared.
It really is a terrible situation. Restricting winter midterms to, say, no later than two weeks after Reading Week could help. This way, students can then devote the rest of their semester to completing assignments and preparing for finals at a comfortable pace. A shortened midterm exam period with a longer study period would also be ideal. A study week, rather than that useless single study day, should be put into place. This would also allow students to relax, unwind and comfortably plan out their study schedule, properly allocating their time. It would be a good transition between completing classes and starting exams, and would give a chance to catch up on material learned ages ago. Such a simple solution has the potential to improve grades and decrease the unnecessary stress of cramming and managing time.
Dear Life, I should have never left residence, I miss the comforts of Saugeen! Dear Life, Can someone fix the sidewalks? I didn’t sign up to get a degree in ice walking. Dear Life, Please stop talking so loudly in the Gen Lab. Yeah, group of 15 first-years congregated behind me... I’m talking to you! Dear Life, Not everyone should wear plaid shirts. You just don’t look good. Dear Life, Will Physics and Astronomy ever be anything more than a contractor’s dream job? Dear Life, When Roll Up the Rim asks me to Please Play Again I say, yes Roll up the Rim cup, I will! Dear Life, The doors at NCB are SO heavy! Dear Life, Tell winter to get the F off UC hill. Thanks. Dear Life, Why is university seemingly so important in life, yet actually doing university work is so unappealing? It just ain’t right. Dear Life, Thank you for giving me the Rotisserie Channel. >> wgaz.ca/dearlife
There are many things Amani is wrong about on a regular basis, but this time I have to actually agree with her. After spending three months immersed in a wonderful world of education, we’re suddenly expected to prove what we’ve learned two days after our final lecture. With finals sometimes being worth upwards of 50 per cent of our grades, it doesn’t really make sense to rush these examinations. When I’m writing my exam on the first day of exam period, I can guarantee I won’t do as well as I would if it was schedule later. I certainly won’t do as well as I will on my last exam, when I’ll have a much longer and borderline-unnecessary period of 10 days to prepare. If our grades are supposed to be a reflection of our knowledge, they shouldn’t be so dependent on the exam schedule — especially since we have no control over it.
Yes, without an extended study period, it really doesn’t make sense to test students on material covered months ago. If I’m handing in an assignment only a few days before my cumulative final, my mind is going to be geared toward that material. It’s fair to test on the whole semester, but if I’m forced to focus on a specific part of the course right up until the end, it would be nice to have the time to revisit what I learned those many months ago. I wouldn’t even mind a shortened exam period if I had more time to prepare. A week of studying followed by two weeks of exams would allow me to study without allowing me to lose focus as the period drags on. With so much riding on these tests, all I care about is being given a fair time to learn and prepare.
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Passionfool displays other forms of Terrorism
‘It’s an examination of real life,’ director explains
Erin Torrance CONTRIBUTOR
The word terrorism can evoke different sentiments for different people. It can inspire scenes of 9/11, and often connects us to the feeling of fear. However, Passionfool’s newest production places terrorism on a personal level. Passionfool presents the Presnyakov Brothers’ 2000 production Terrorism this month at The Arts Project in downtown London. Terrorism is a series of six scenes. It begins when unclaimed suitcases found on an airport runway are thought to be a potential bomb threat. The passengers of the flight are then delayed at the airport as their flight is cancelled. The following scenes explore an adulterous relationship, a suicide in an office, a plotted murder, and an instance of bullying among cadets. The final scene reveals a common thread between the passengers as they finally prepare for takeoff. Passionfool Theatre prides itself on delivering thought-provoking work and Terrorism is meant to elicit self-examination. The interplay between the audience’s prior interpretation of global terrorism and the realization about personal terrorism supports Passionfool’s aim to incite discussion. “As opposed to an escape, it’s an examination of real life,” says director and Passionfool co-founder Justin Quesnelle. “You don’t need a plane flying into a building to be a victim of terrorism. We’ll manipulate everybody, everyday, all the time to get what we want. Terrorism is actually about the ways that we all manipulate others through fear, how we are all controlled by fear and how, if we are not careful, fear can dominate all of our choices and all of our actions.” Terrorism is known for its use of dark humour and takes a sarcastic approach to bleak issues. “It’s very engaging, very thoughtprovoking, and very funny — but it’s the kind of funny where you catch yourself laughing and then feel bad for it,” Quesnelle says. While Quesnelle does not reveal how The Arts Project’s theatre space will be used to put on the production, he acknowledges that the stage – which consists of a simple black room — has never been used the same way twice in their production history. Terrorism opens March 10 at 8 p.m. with a pay-what-you-can preview night. It will run until March 26 with additional matinee performances on Saturdays. Tickets can be purchased at The Arts Project for $20. For more information, please visit theartsproject.ca or passionfool.com.
Photo courtesy of Justin Quesnelle
THIS WOULD BE A GREAT HALLOWEEN COSTUME. Passionfool Theatre presents a thought-provoking and self-examining production at The Arts Project.
Raising money one outfit at a time
Whitney Slightham CONTRIBUTOR
It’s 10 p.m. at Rouge on Saturday night and “Black and Yellow” reverberates through the club as guests wait patiently. The bass becomes more energetic as the first model struts down the runway wearing a chic-looking black, cropped jacket, an exposed chest and white tapered pants with black wedge booties. The show has begun. The UWO Fashion and Lifestyle Society’s fashion show titled “Timeless Fashion” raised money for Rethink Breast Cancer this past Saturday. The society met their goal of raising $500 for the cause. The show featured seven different sets that presented modern interpretations of distinct looks from each of the eras. These eras included military, ‘50s glam, ‘60s mod, ‘70s Woodstock, women’s empowerment, lingerie, ‘90s grunge and a prediction for the future of fashion. “Fashion and style are two very different things,” says Katherine Hope, co-head fashion stylist. “Fashion is an art, while style is an expression of who you are and what makes you feel beautiful.” Both were exhibited at the show on Saturday. The military set featured neutral and navy tones, crisp lines, collared shirts and loose linen fabrics, while the ‘60s Twiggy-inspired set exhibited vibrant warm hues, bold jewelry and feminine contours. Each model in the ‘70s hippie-themed set tossed handfuls of fresh rose petals at the audience as they posed in baggy clothing, bare legs, head wraps, thick belts and earthy tones – a unique and organic touch. The “women’s empowerment” set consisted of tailored power suits with deep V-neck button-downs and pencil skirts. One of the most notable looks featured a half tuckedin over-sized cropped lace top, a pencil skirt, a vintage leather detailed belt, and a backwards pendant necklace which hung gently down the model’s back. A distinguished look for men included olive green pants, a light blue checkered button-down and a red tie – innovative, bold and classy. But according to Sarah Prince, the Fashion and Lifestyle Society’s vicepresident of communications, the show wasn’t easy to put together. “[It was] a huge success, even though seven of the models dropped out of the project within the week prior to the show,” says Prince. The models’ hair and makeup were neutral and subdued, consisting of smoky eyes, nude lips, high ballet buns and loose wavy curls. Caitlin Herold and Carolyn Beaudry, the coordinators of the show, noted the neutral hair and makeup styling was meant to be “versatile for the ages.” The clothing was contributed by Mesh, American Apparel, Winners, Value Village, Talize and the stylists.
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Last call for all artists!
The Arts Issue hits stands this Friday, and we still want your submissions. E-mail your paintings, drawings, multimedia works and photographs to: firstname.lastname@example.org
thegazette • Tuesday, March 8, 2011
The Adjustment Bureau surprisingly romantic
Laura Trabucco CONTRIBUTOR
The Adjustment Bureau Directed by: George Nolfi Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Antony Mackie Does free will exist? How much of the choices we make are really up to us? Such are the questions provoked and tackled by George Nolfi’s energetic new movie The Adjustment Bureau. The romantic fantasy thriller is loosely based on the Philip K. Dick short story Adjustment Team. The story begins on the campaign trail of ambitious congressman David Norris (Matt Damon). Damon milks his all-American good looks and natural charisma to play the charming politician. By chance, on election night David meets the mysterious Elise (Emily Blunt), a ballerina with a cheeky sense of humour. Director George Nolfi effectively capitalizes on the classic Hollywood cliché of love-atfirst-sight, made strangely convincing by the electric chemistry between Blunt and Damon. From the beginning of the film, a group of dignified men in fedoras and trench coats lurk in the background, watching the pair. Their cryptic dialogue adds an eerie, supernatural element to the film. The audience soon learns the group calls themselves “The Adjustment Team” and they are there to ensure something called “The Plan” unfolds the way it should. For reasons that are left unclear for much of the movie, Elise and David are not allowed to be together and are forced to struggle against the supernaturally powerful Adjustment Team. The Plan is endlessly tweaked – phones lines die, traffic jams are caused – to keep Elise and David apart. No consideration is made for the ordinary people around them, such as those who are forced to endure the car accidents and missed phone calls, leaving a hole in an otherwise clever story. The doom and gloom warnings that their love will ruin the grandiose Plan seems contrived given the suddenness of their romance, but the characters are likeable enough that you want them to be together anyway. While the action rushes on with the heroic David running frantically over Manhattan searching for his true love, the plot unveils itself –
THE ANSWER TO ALL OF LIFE’S PROBLEMS ARE IN THIS BOOK. Matt Damon and Emily Blunt experience love at first sight in The Adjustment Bureau.
namely, the reasons the two cannot be together – with painful slowness. The cinematography is striking, crisp and clear. The colours are vibrant, doing justice to the setting and the upper-class world of New
York City. The story unfolds in old buildings rife with marble floors, huge windows and vaulted ceilings. Nolfi’s carefully planned film makes an interesting case for the problem of free will, though it
proves to be more of a romance than the expected sci-fi, action-thriller. You’ll find yourself rooting for the star-crossed lovers, hoping they can somehow outrun their fate and live happily ever after.
Making a film in 62 hours
Ashley Perl GAZETTE STAFF
Sixty-two hours is just over two and a half days. In that time many students would probably go to class, sleep, go to the gym, do readings, buy groceries, and maybe spend some time with friends. But what about creating a film from start to finish? It’s possible. The London Fringe is presenting its third annual 62Hour Short Film Festival, which challenges filmmakers to write, rehearse, shoot and edit a short film all within a 62-hour time frame. Allison Challis of London Fringe emphasizes the event is open to any filmmakers – no experience is necessary. Whether you’ve never made a film before or have put together different productions, the 62-Hour Film Festival will certainly be a challenge for all filmmakers. To ensure no team has started working on their film beforehand, the event kicks off with a meeting where teams are given four elements that must be included in the film — a location, a prop, a line of dialogue and an overall concept. Once 7:01 p.m. strikes, the race is on to complete the film that must be no longer than 10 minutes. While the competition may be stressful and the rules are strict, Fringe is hoping to keep things fun for everyone. “Don’t use something you’ve created before — we will find out — the Fringe has eyes and ears where…that’s creepy right? Well it’s true,” the site reads. The contest starts this Friday and films must be submitted to the Fringe office by 10 a.m. on Monday morning in order to be considered valid. Five independent judges, including Western professor Keith Thompson, then determine the top eight films. All films will be screened on Sunday, March 20 at the London Convention Centre. Viewing of the top eight films starts at 7 p.m. on March 20, followed by anawards ceremony. The event then closes with an after party at Morrisey House. Tickets are $10 for either the screening or the awards ceremony, or $15 for both. For more information visit londonfringe.ca
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Tyler, the Creator — “Yonkers”
As far as belligerent, intimidating hip-hop goes, Tyler and the rest of the Los Angeles-based collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All make Dr. Dre, Easy E and Tupac Shakur look like a bunch of teddy bears. No, this isn’t your parent’s rap music and your parents would likely grow ulcers if they heard you listening to it. But with an instantly legendary appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon now under their belt — YouTube it — the OFWGKTA crew isn’t planning on going anywhere any time soon. Vulgar, graphic and often painfully honest, Tyler’s lyrics on “Yonkers” aren’t for the weak of heart. But the smooth, West Coastinspired beat that they flow over can easily lull the listener into a false sense of security. Of course, then Tyler boasts of
wanting to “stab Bruno Mars in his goddamn esophagus” and we quickly snap back to reality. This music is legitimately unsettling. Don’t say you weren’t warned.
was well-received, selling 48,000 digital copies after the show. Her first full-length album Love Strong is scheduled to debut in May.
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— Arden Zwelling Christina Perri – “Jar of Hearts”
How can such a sad song sound so pretty? Christina Perri’s “Jar of Hearts” sounds beautiful upon first listen, yet the lyrics are full of heartbreak. “Jar of Hearts” was written about Perri’s ex-husband. She posted in her blog that she wrote the song in her childhood bedroom about a boy that her “heart wanted to see but her head knew better.” The overall tone of the song is peaceful and the soft piano is a great complement to Perri’s beautiful and strong vocals. “Jar of Hearts” was featured on So You Think You Can Dance in June and
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thegazette • Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Western now preps for Queen’s Cup, nationals at UNB
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woke up, thanks to Chris Rocca’s first playoff goal late in the period. From then on, it was all Mustangs. They thoroughly dominated the second period, outshooting the Gryphons 13-5 and cashing in twice. Yashar Farmanara and Steve Reese easily blew by the Gryphons defence and passed it in front to a wide open Kyle Lamb, who fired both opportunities by Guelph goaltender Andrew Loverock. Frankly, the OUA West has just been far too easy for the Mustangs. But now the real challenge begins for Western. The Queen’s Cup this Saturday features the McGill Redmen coming to Thompson Arena for the right to be called OUA Champion, and a better seed at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship. McGill has been ranked top three in the country all year, and have run
through the OUA East with ridiculous ease — they had a 24-2-2 record during the regular season and lost a single game in the playoffs. They have averaged about five goals a game all year and they are pretty good defensively too. In other words, you can’t give them a two– goal lead and expect to come back. You also can’t expect Anthony Grieco to shut them down if you decide to take a period or two off. It gets even tougher at the national championships in New Brunswick. Here is a collection of the teams that will be there: #1 UNB, #2 McGill, #3 Alberta, #7 Calgary and either #4 St. Mary’s or #6 St. Francis Xavier. In other words, the fifthranked Mustangs are, on paper, not even in the top half of the teams at the tournament. And that means, if they don’t find a way to play a full 60 minutes, then it’s going to be a very short trip to the Maritimes.
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APPARENTLY THAT GOALIE MASK IS WAY MORE INTERESTING THAN THE PUCK. The Mustangs swept the Gryphons in the OUA West final despite failing to play a full 60 minutes in both games. They host the McGill Redmen this weekend for the 100th Queen’s Cup.
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thegazette • Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Women’s Basketball > Western 60, Ottawa 44
Daniel Bottner CONTRIBUTOR
Exactly one week after their disappointing loss to Laurier, the Mustangs women’s basketball team rebounded on Saturday at Alumni Hall. It was do-or-die for the Mustangs as they took on the 14-8 Ottawa Gee-Gees for fifth-place and a spot in a national championship regional qualifying tournament. With the stakes this high, it was only fitting Western’s star forward Matteke Hutzler would dominate by scoring a game-high 21 points while grabbing four rebounds and four steals in the 60-44 victory. “Matteke is a three-time Canadian Interuniversity Sport champion [with Simon Fraser University] and we expect her to lead our team every game,” head coach Stephen Barrie said about the fifth-year senior. “She had no interest in losing such an important game.” The first quarter saw physical play from both sides, with neither team able to generate a substantial lead. However, by the middle of the second quarter, the Mustangs opened up a 23-18 lead and finished
Kevin Martin won his record-setting 29th straight match at the Tim Horton’s Brier currently being held at London’s own John Labatt Centre. This victory also marks the 100th of his career at the Brier.
rundown >> The women’s volleyball team competed in the CIS volleyball championships this past weekend > The women swept UNB to advance to the consolation final, but fell to the Montreal Carabins 3-1 to finish in sixth | After defeating Guelph, the men’s hockey team will host the 100th Queen’s Cup this weekend against McGill.
Mustangs bounce back
Hutzler helps lead team to crucial victory
the half with an 8-2 run. Throughout the entire first half and much of the second, the GeeGees tried to force turnovers with their full-court press. “We tried to press them because we are a smaller team,” Gee-Gees head coach Andy Sparks said. “We hoped to create some turnovers in order to compensate for our lack of size.” However, the Mustangs handled the press with skill and patience, committing very few turnovers in the process. Midway through the third quarter, the Gee-Gees went on a run of their own and by the 4:19 mark the Mustangs were clinging to a 37-33 lead. The Gee-Gees maintained the pressure to start the fourth quarter. But after some excellent ball movement, a three-point jump shot from Mustang guard Laura Dally was the dagger, putting the Mustangs up by 13 late in the quarter. “Throughout the season we were never able to play a full 40-minute game. We would go on great runs, but we had a tough time maintaining our momentum,” Sparks said. “We are a young team and it showed today. But I’m proud of them. We have a solid recruiting class coming in next year, so the future of this program is in good shape.” Neither team dominated on the board, but the Mustangs’ 12 offensive rebounds gave them some muchneeded second chances. In particular, Katelyn Leddy and Lacey Knox’s four offensive rebounds each caused the Gee-Gees all sorts of problems. “My job on the team is to do the dirty work and get as many rebounds as I can,” Leddy said. “It’s great playing with Matteke because we can share the workload down low.” Hutzler was impressed by the rebounding effort from the entire team. “Katelyn did a great job rebounding today. Also, we got solid rebounding input from our guards, in particular Knox and Dally,” Hutzler added. “Our team rebounding as a whole was very solid, and definitely contributed to the win.” It appears the Mustangs put their loss to Laurier behind them and are now optimistic about the future. “I think that we learned our lesson from the Laurier game,” Barrie said. “It’s not okay to play timid and we need to be the aggressors.”
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IN THIS GAME, WESTERN HAD A LEG UP ON THE COMPETITION. Mustangs forward Katelyn Leddy puts up a layup in the OUA fifth place game. The Western Mustangs defeated the Ottawa Gee-Gees by a score of 60-44 to advance to CIS East regionals held in New Brunswick.
Men’s Hockey > OUA West Final: UWO vs Guelph
Western sweeps Gryphons to win OUA West
Failure to play full game doesn’t cost superior Mustangs yet
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They spent two periods taking penalties, turning the puck over and relying on goaltender Anthony Grieco to keep them in the game. “We played well for 40 minutes. We had a lot of chances in the first and second period where we could have pulled away from them,” Gryphons head coach Shawn Camp said. But Western finally decided to play to their capability. They scored three goals in the third, thoroughly outplaying the Gryphons. The shot total difference was 16-7 for the Mustangs. It seemed to be even more one-sided than that. Let’s just say at that point, the Gryphons were lucky to escape with just a 4-1 loss. “We got better as the game went on. I thought we were okay but we need to be better,” Singer said. Singer didn’t really get his wish. The desperate Gryphons came out on fire against Western. They killed off an early penalty and then proceeded to bury two early goals, while outshooting the Mustangs 9-1 in the first 10 minutes of the game. But once again, Western finally
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If nothing else, this past weekend’s series against the Guelph Gryphons proved that the Western Mustangs men’s hockey team is far better than the rest of the Ontario University West division. The only problem is they don’t always play like it. And it’s something that will kill them if it doesn’t stop before this Saturday’s Queen’s Cup — the OUA championship. The Mustangs have made a bit of a habit of starting games terribly. They almost seem disinterested. Yet they choose a moment in each game to suddenly show up and embarrass their opposition in the process. “We just try to stick to our game plan. Get the pucks deep and wear their defence out. When the D is moving the puck and the forwards
We played well for 40 minutes. We had a lot of chances in the first and second period where we could have pulled away from them.
Gryphons head coach On losing despite playing better for most of the game
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are moving their feet, we are a tough team to beat,” Mustangs third-year forward Keaton Turkiewicz said. If only they played that way for an entire game. But playing to their full potential for just a period was a winning formula against Windsor and Waterloo earlier in the playoffs and they were at it again in round three against Guelph this past week. In game one, the Mustangs were awful for the first two periods. Guelph was by far the better team.
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