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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

The State of the World

It's Wednesday
Which means the homesite's gotten its weekly facelift. This week we've got further details on last week's Globe and Mail University Report Card and how Windsor fared, the annual CJAM pledge drive, and the scoop on this weekend's Windsor Zombie Walk. Arrrgh, yo.

Engineering centre site to be revealed....soon
UWindsor admin tell us the location of the new Engineering Centre should be announced sometime in the next six weeks. Officials have two meetings with architects on Oct. 29 and Nov. 12, and expect to announce the location after those consultations are complete. Uncle Ross refused to be any more specific.

The engineering still requires $20 million in fundraised money to pay for the building, which has a budget of $110 million.

Tory not getting the boot, yet
After a disastrous election day earlier this month, provincial Conservative Leader John Tory still has strong support to stay on as leader, but only if he abandons his faith-based school funding program.

"That's the pivotal question here this morning: Is John prepared to say it's a mistake," said Conservative MPP John O'Toole. "I mean, he's got to get in touch. People have spoken. It's not about our own personal views all the time."

For his part, Tory's not making any decisions until he meets with his caucus and other party members.

Briefly
Law enforcement officials discouraged from attending coleslaw wrestling events. Coleslaw wrestling? Really?

Wearing a mask on Halloween will get you arrested. Wait, what?

Chinese moon mission exceeds expectations, does not explode.

Making the full circle from the start of this post: Police in Lansing, MI feel they are adequately prepared for a zombie attack.

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