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The year was 1989. For people across Eastern Europe, this year played host to peaceful revolutions and the fall of Communist regimes. From Poland and Hungary to East Germany, Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria, the scene was all very similar. While tyrant after tyrant recognized that the end was near and resigned without a fight, there was one exception. One dictator dared […]

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June 24, 2009

By-Law Complaint; Date: June 14 @ 1:40 a.m.; Location: Science Building A male subject was issued a PON for public urination outside of the Science building. By-Law Complaint; Date: June 14 @ 2:27 a.m.; Location: Lot 3A A male subject was issued a PON for public urination. By-Law Complaint; Date: June 14 @ 2:13 a.m.; Location: Lot 3A A male […]

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June 24, 2009

“I will note for the minutes that you are a socialist.” –Saad Aslam, chair of the WLUSU board, to director Andrew Fryer after Fryer suggested money collected from Waterloo students should be reallocated to spending in Brantford. “Jim is one of those rare individuals. He defines three things: vision, leadership and generosity. They all come together in terms of institutions […]

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World in Brief: June 24, 2009

A Disputed Election IRAN – On June 12, Iranians went to the polls. The election featured President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad striving for a second term in office and moderate candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, who promed voters a “coloured revolution.” After a heated presidential election campaign; today, Iran’s top leadership post remains locked in dispute. CNN reported that while Ahmadinejad has claimed […]

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May 20, 2009

Graffiti; A Special Constable on foot patrol of the concourse found some graffiti in the men’s washroom near the one card office. The graffiti included a carving of a swastika. The graffiti was photographed, and forwarded to the Waterloo Regional Police Service. This is a high traffic area, and there are no suspects at this time. Property Damage; A light […]

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