Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Monday - March 12th, 2018

Taniya Sheikh

Campus news: 
-Westerns AFRICAN student association had their annual cultural show on Friday to celebrate their culture and tradition through music, dance, fashion and food
-A crowd of 120 people was one of the liveliest crowds constantly cheering and supporting their friends and family 
-A year longs preparation for a 3 hour show which included performers who celebrated their talents from spoken word to the traditional habeesha dance

-On Saturday, London convention Center has a runway with over a hundered models walking with denim, bikinis some lingerie and active wear
-Well, Western’s Spur Fashion show had a turn out of 600 people, twice the people that they expected and with a 2 hour show, with a few hiccups, they are helping funding the Cerebral Palsy foundation in London

Local News:
-Looks like the Internet of Things is taking a leap in advancement of medical technology with London’s technology firm getting 5 million dollar In funding that is predicted to save health care systems time and money
-The software creates a virtual ward where where a health care practitioner, such as a nurse, can support multiple patients in their homes by connecting with a care giver, such as a personal support worker, using a mobile device such as a cellphone or tablet, said Patrick Blanshard, chief executive of Sensory Technologies
-Information on patient care can be exchanged, allowing the patient to remain in their home longer, saving money

Sports:
-In a game heard right here on Radio Western, The Mustangs women’s hockey team travelled to Kingston, Ontario to take on the Queen’s Gaels Saturday afternoon for the McCaw Cup   
-The Mustangs prevailed thanks to the amazing play of Freshman goaltender Carmen Lasis, who stopped every shot she faced, to a 3-0 victory 
-Both teams move to the national tournament here in London this week, which begins Thursday at Thompson arena
-The Mustangs, who finished third in the OUA regular season, go into nationals as the No. 3 seed. They open Thursday at 7 p.m. against No. 6 Montreal Carabins
-The opening game of the tournament is an all Huskies affair at 4 p.m., with the No. 2 Saint Mary’s Huskies playing No. 7 Saskatchewan Huskies

-The Western women’s volleyball team won the OUA bronze medal Saturday in Toronto, its fourth medal in four years at the provincial championship
-The Mustangs dropped a 3-1 semifinal to the top-seeded Ryerson Rams on Friday, sending them to the bronze medal game
-The Mustangs have three bronze medals and a silver in their four-year run at the OUA championship tournament

Weather:
-Currently cloudy at -3 but expect a few flurries latter this evening with a high of -1 
-Its going to be chilly this week with snow at a high of 1 and a low of -10 but the weekend looks sunny so maybe St. Patty’s won’t be that wet