Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Monday, September 30th, 2019

Jessica Singer

CAMPUS:

-On Friday, the Health Studies Students’ Association held their fourth annual walk to commemorate the life of Andrea Christidis, who passed away 4 years ago due to an impaired driver on Western Campus.

-The new bylaws, cameras, and rain didn’t stop Fake Homecoming from happening Saturday. Around 20,000 students in Western Apparel headed to Broughdale Avenue despite increased efforts on the part of city hall and Western University to stop the unsolicited street party. 
-Initial reports state that the number of students was even higher than last years, but there may also have been fewer serious problems and injuries sustained in comparison to past years.

LOCAL:

-Cities across Canada have taken to the streets to push for action on climate change last Friday, including London Ontario. 
-Students and members of the London Community made their way to City Hall to urge decision-makers to take climate change more seriously, which is an especially pressing issue before the upcoming federal election.

-Tens of thousands of education workers across Ontario have begun a work-to-rule campaign to pressure the provincial government into making concessions in contract negotiations.

SPORTS:

-A trio of third-quarter touchdowns led the Mustangs to a 58-25 win over Windsor on Saturday afternoon.

-The Mustangs' women's rugby team fell to the McMaster Marauders 96-0 Sunday afternoon in their fourth and final game of the OUA regular season.

-The Mustangs' men's rugby team fell to the Laurier Goldenhawks Sunday afternoon by a 51-12 margin in their fourth game of the regular OUA season.

WEATHER:

-Expect a temperature of 29 degrees tomorrow, feeling like 38, but with a risk of thunderstorms. Moving into Wednesday, expect a temperature of 19 degrees with a risk of thunderstorms. It is currently 15 degrees with overcast skies.