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Monday, October 01, 2007

The State of the World

Ratchet up the pretensionBecause the English Undergrad Association is calling for submissions for its fall zine! The theme is "whispers" and any student is welcome to submit up to four pages of original poetry or prose. Email them with your name, title of the piece, program and year of study. Include your submission as an attachment: double spaced, 12 pt Times New Roman, no authorial attribution.

Strong loonie powerless to stop weekly mook flood
The Star reports what you probably already know if you were out last weekend: worries that the strong loonie might curb the flow of partying Americans were unfounded, as the lure of a younger drinking age and exposed vaginas was too much to resist.

I most enjoyed the quote from Frank Butler, a 20-year-old from Toledo: "Every country should be 19 [to drink]. If you can give your (expletive) life for your country, you should be able to (expletive) drink." Methinks Frank has larger issues than where to get a beer.

Honestly though, when that little moron was serenading us with us 'Poontang' song on Saturday night, some might have been put off, uncomfortable, worried. Not us, we're from Windsor. You gotta be drunker than that to spook us. So thank you, Windsor. Thank God for you, the wind beneath my wings.

Tory looking to quiet school funding controversy
Following poll numbers that suggest his faith based school funding program would cost him the provincial election, Conservative Leader John Tory is expected to announce today that if elected, he would allow his caucus a free vote on the issue.

The globe says a Friday poll said Conservative support was down two points, suggesting Tory may have lost some core backers. For his part, McGuinty [who's not Mr. Popular either] says he'll let voters draw their own conclusions from any drastic retooling Tory might make.

Briefly
The bad boys of environmentalism say the movement's leaders have lost their shot to solve the global climate crisis, and are instead content to be prophets of doom.

Man gives girlfriend cheque for $100,000 as proof he's giving up strippers, drugs and late nights. Let's join them now in court.

People at Subway order higher calorie meals than at McD's. Suck it, Jared.

The Guardian says despite the hype, Hilary is leaving Barack in the dust.

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