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Monday, March 4, 1996
Hockey Warriors triumph
It was 4-1 over Laurentian on Saturday night, and 5-1 over
Trois-Rivieres on Sunday afternoon,
as the Warrior hockey team took
Universities Athletic Association championship.
Now . . . on to the national championships, to be held in Toronto
UW will play the University of Calgary Dinosaurs on Saturday, and
could face Trois-Rivieres again on Sunday in the championship game
if the Patriotes can get past the Acadia Axemen.
The basketball Warriors weren't so successful on Saturday, ending
their season with a 69-67 loss to Western in the
An eye on your vision
Vision Awareness Week (VAW) runs from March 3 to 9 this year, and
the focus is on
event is meant to educate the public about eye safety and overall visual
health. Each year, the Canadian Association of Optometry Students (CAOS)
at UW arranges presentations at nearby high schools during the week.
In addition to learning about diverse topics such as: the anatomy of the eye
and the role of optometry in the health care system, students are given
hands on experience with actual optometric equipment.
This year, in addition to high schools, CAOS has started a pilot project
with the Waterloo County school board to speak to children in grades 4-6
about eye safety, coping with blindness and visual imparment, and how
the visual system works.
display at Fairview Mall is planned for Saturday, March 8, says
optometry student Shawn Charland, who can be reached at
ext. 3178 for more information.
And it's women's week
March 8 each year is marked as
Women's Day, and the events now spill over into a full
week -- declared "International Womyn's Week" by the free-spellers at
women's, or womyn's, centre of the Federation of Students.
Among this week's events:
On Friday and Saturday, the focus shifts downtown; there will be
the annual "Womynfest" coffee house Friday evening, and a "Womyn's
Health Fair" on Saturday, in the Kitchener city hall rotunda.
- "A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre
Lorde", a film at 7 tonight in the great hall of the Student
- A "clay goddess making workshop" tomorrow in SLC room 2139,
and an evening fund-raiser for the Anselma House shelter at
the Bombshelter pub.
- A day-long information fair Wednesday in the SLC, and "Prof
Night" with a panel of academic women that evening in Davis Centre
Talking about newsgroups
An open meeting is set for today, starting at 11:45, to talk about
Usenet newsgroups (computer "bulletin boards"). The ad hoc working
group on news management, set up by the University Computing
Committee, is looking for comment about
its draft report,
can be found on UWinfo under "Documents" or "Departments . . . Computing
The working group is tentatively recommending that UW
Make newsgroup importation and expiration decisions
selectively by evaluating content. . . .
One could begin by identifying
the top hierarchies and newsgroups in terms of volume, and then
evaluate their worth to the University community through a committee
that would seek user comment. We suggest that newsgroups and/or
hierarchies be rated using a simple scheme, such as "high value",
"medium value", or "low value". . . .
Once a sufficiently large list of newsgroups and/or hierarchies of low
value have been identified, a list of newsgroups and/or hierarchies to
be no longer imported could be publicized for comment. Suggestions,
including those made anonymously, could be received and analyzed.
Finally, a decision could be made to remove some number of the largest
groups. There should be a mechanism to appeal decisions about
Notes on Ta'anit Esther
The "continuous placement phase" continues for co-op students still
in search of spring term jobs. A note from the co-op department:
If students choose to take part in job referrals, hand in 20
copies of your resume package and completed Student Skills &
Interests form to Co-op Paging Desk between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
And in other matters -- says here it's National Procrastination
Week. Maybe I'll write something about that tomorrow.
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