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A former WLU don has been arrested for theft, a student jeopardizes her acceptance to Western over an offensive tweet, and UBC works to improve safety on campus.

Prospective student information made available due to administrative error

UW apologizes after personal information of 56,000 applicants and 18,000 graduate studies references made available by administrative error.

Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance 2014 budget released

OUSA releases its 2014 budget including plans to revamp financial assistance, co-op, and teaching quality across Ontario universities.

News Briefs

Fines for distracted drives are to double, fears of secession rise in Ukraine, a new software may speed up result times for HIV/AIDS patients, and the members LGBTQ community in Uganda are at risk after being outed by a national tabloid.

GRT introduces new 92 route to address rider demand around universities

GRT announces “university loop” bus route 92 around iXpress 201, 202 routes due to excess ridership demand during peak hours.

BufferBox begins winding down standalone services

BufferBox, after being acquired by Google, begins to wind down and close all kiosks.

Imbibe owner takes over the Boathouse

The Boathouse may be open again this summer with Bill MacTavish, owner of Imbibe, at the helm.

Ring Road safety questioned at open house

UW recently held an open house unveiling recommendations to improve safety on the east side of Ring Road. The recommendations came from a Ring Road safety committee, which has been guided by an outside professional.

U-Pass referendum brings out nearly 30 per cent of voters

Executive election voter turnout is up nearly one per cent from last year. Over 11 per cent of voters participated in this year's Feds executive election while the U-Pass referendum saw a 28 per cent turnout.

And the winner is…

This year's Feds elections came to a close with the announcement of Danielle Burt, Maaz Yasin, Stephane Hamade, and Ben Balfour claiming the four executive seats.
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