Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Tuesday - March 13th, 2018

Jessica Singer

Campus news: 
-Students are invited to attend Pints and Politics Round 2 this evening, an informal event where they can engage with municipal, provincial and federal representatives
-Hosted by the University Student’s Council and Western's Student Experience, the event will be held at the Wave from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with free admission and food for students
-Students can drop by and have conversations with members of different political parties regarding issues of interest for students
-Representatives attending include MP London-Fanshawe, Irene Mathyssen; MPP London-West, Peggy Sattler; MP London-West, Kate Young; and the Mayor of London, Matt Brown

-As a student you know how important networking is to couple with your education to blossom into the career you desire, that’s why you should check out Careers and Coffee at the Wave tomorrow morning from 9:30am-11:00am
-It’s a great opportunity to have a casual conversation with some successful Western alumni, with free snacks and coffee provided
-Students are to pre-register online, but drop-ins are also welcomed at the door
-Sean Mackenzie of National Bank Financial and Victoria Di Lereto of Coca-Cola Refreshments are just some of the Alumni available to chat tomorrow morning at the Wave
-So be sure to check it out on the second floor of the UCC starting at 9:30am

Local News:
-Consider Western student’s lucky this year; St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday for the first time since 2012, when 6 years ago crowds burned a TV news truck, and threw beer bottles at police during a riot on Fleming Drive
-There haven’t been any comparable incidents on this holiday celebration since then, but police and the London community are not taking any risks this year, ensuring a presence around the Western University campus, Fanshawe College, and Richmond Row
-Police also plan to update their movements throughout the day, using social media to help target impaired driving, drinking in public and large house parties that spread onto the streets and sidewalks
-The Western University Students’ Council and the Fanshawe Student Union issued a joint appeal for students to follow the schools’ codes of conduct and the law
-To offer students an alternative to keg parties and bars, the USC organized a concert by American rapper Lil Yachty at the London Convention Centre

-This week the Western Mustangs host the USports Women’s Hockey Championship from Thursday March 15th until Sunday March 18th
-You can catch all 11-games here on “Your original voice of the Western Mustangs” Radio Western, starting with the first Quarter-Finals game at 4pm on Thursday
-It’s Huskies vs Huskies in an all dog affair as Saint Mary’s plays Saskatchewan, followed by your Western Mustangs playing their Quarter-Final game against the 2016 USports National Champions in the Montreal Carabins at 7pm
-Those two games and the other 9 of the tournament will be broadcasted on our airwaves, so if you can’t make it down to Thompson Arena, be sure to tune in right here and support the girls, while listening to some hockey history

-This afternoon expect scattered flurries and a temperature of 2 degrees, moving into negative 2 degrees in the evening with more flurries 
-On Wednesday, expect a temperature of negative 2 degrees feeling more like negative 9, with more scattered flurries on the way
-The snow continues into Thursday, with temperatures slightly rising to one degree