Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Wednesday - March 7th, 2018

John Urban

Campus news: 
-Third-year medical sciences students Yusuf Ahmed and Rayyan Kamal are helping to change history
-Ahmad and Kamal are currently listed on Canada’s No-Fly List, a list used to flag individuals who’s whose names mark them as potential security threats to Canada, forcing them into extra screening that can result in long delays, or even missed flights

-David Sylvester, the current principal of King's University College, has announced that he will not be seeking a third term
-Instead will be heading to Toronto, serving as the incoming president and vice-chancellor of one of U of T’s affiliate colleges, the University of St. Michael's College

Local News:
-Dundas Place will be getting a makeover, becoming a hotspot for culture, arts and entertainment 
-City council has signed off on a $27 milllion dollar construction contract for Dundas Place, and construction is set to begin later this month

-Day one of the OUA Figure Skating Championship is in the books, and the hosts, the Western Mustangs, hold down first place after winning four events at the East Elgin Community Complex yesterday
-Through eight events the Mustangs top the team standings with 47 points, followed by the defending champion Toronto Varsity Blues with 39, and 26 points from the Guelph Gryphons
-The Mustangs wrapped up the day in an impressive fashion, winning gold in four of the final five events. Natalie Li began Western's gold medal run by winning the Women's Gold Freeskate before Denis Mar-gilak followed up with a win in the Men's Freeskate
-The duos, Emily Bird & Nicole Lawson and Alexa Shelley & Jazz Smyl-Joly rounded out the gold medal winners for the home side, claiming first in the Women's Junior Silver Similar Dance and Women's Senior Silver Similar Dance, respectively
-Day two of the OUA Figure Skating Championship was underway at 8 a.m. this morning with the Women's Senior Similar Pairs starting things off at the East Elgin Community Complex

-It’s definitely not springtime yet! Prepare yourself for scattered flurries throughout the day, with a high of 3 degrees and a low of -5
-Tomorrow will be a cloudy 0 degrees, and on Friday, the snow showers will return at 1 degree