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Activist applauds ?new? peace movement?s efforts

BY RICK PUSIAK There?s a country song from a few years back with the lyrics ?you?ve got to stand for something or you?ll fall for everything.

Cambrian College ready for double cohort

BY DIANE GILHULA Cambrian College is expanding to accommodate the increased enrolment due to the double cohort of students graduating from high school in 2003.

Alumni invited home

During the weekend of Oct. 18, Laurentian University will hold its annual homecoming celebration. All graduates of the university, from 1960 to 2002, are invited to attend.

Plans made to ensure West Nile virus doesn?t land here

BY MICHAEL JAMES With all the attention that has been devoted to Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) of late, it would be easy to forget about that other potentially fatal vector-borne virus, the West Nile virus.

Snowarama helps Easter Seals

Snowmobilers will be revving up their engines and collecting pledges in anticipation of the annual Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids, set for Saturday, Feb. 8 at Whitewater Park in Azilda.

Who is Coach of the Year?

Northern Life is inviting entries for the 2002 Coach of the Year award.

Fun event has serious purpose

By Tracey Duguay As the gap between the rich and poor widens, more and more people are becoming part of the group that?s only ?one pay cheque away from homelessness.

Huffman leaving gallery

Bill Huffman has resigned as curator of The Art Gallery of Sudbury. Over a three-year term, he has played a vital role in numerous initiatives and projects that have earned the gallery national and international recognition.

Students recognized

Three Laurentian University human kinetics students were among 31students from across Canada to take part in the Physical Education and Kinesiology National Student Research Conference held recently at the University of Toronto.

Community colleges sing the blues about funding

BY KEITH LACEY Cambrian CollegeÂ?s president joined college leaders across the province this week stating OntarioÂ?s college system is chronically under-funded and needs a dramatic infusion of government cash to survive.