Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Friday, May 11th, 2018

Taniya Sheikh

Campus News:
-Yesterday marked the first day of the 3rd Biennial Canadian Bone and Joint Conference which  was held at Western University. The conference is expected to have 300 researchers scientists and medical practitioners from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and Japan throughout this week. This major international conference will focus on research and innovation in musculoskeletal health and lifelong mobility which is organized and hosted by Western’s Bone and Joint Institute in partnership with the Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network
-The campus Police held an auction early yesterday morning. All the items for the auction were all the lost things that have accumulated over the year. Hot ticket items this year were Beats headphones by Dr. Dre and ranged from expensive watches to Jewelry
-The Science Faculty at Western is having their 2nd Science Rendezvous event tomorrow at TD Stadium between 10am and 4pm. There will be several hands on activities at booths and science competitions to win prices. There event is for all ages and is completely free

Local News:
Today is the last day of Mental Health Week in London and Innovation Works had a whole week of activities to part take in to take some time and relax. Events at Innovation ranged from Art Therapy to Movie Nights, all of which were free to participate in
-Although today is the last day of Mental Health Week at Innovation Works, the 100 in 1 Day Movement events will take place on June 2nd all over the city

Sports:
-The Toronto Blue Jays were looking to take the rubber match against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday evening at the Rogers Centre. Seattle took the first game of the series after Canadian pitcher James Paxton of the Mariners threw the first no hitter by a Canadian north of the border. The Blue Jays won on Wednesday after they put up four runs in the 8th inning, including a 2-run double off the bat of Justin Smoak
-The London Lightning received a star performance from Julian Boyd and got the win they needed to get themselves right back into the NBL Canada championship series.Boyd’s performance was a highlight reel from the start. He had recorded a double-double before halftime and ended the game with 17 points and 15 rebounds

WEATHER:
Chilly this morning with a few clouds at 5 degrees. Its expected to get warmer at 11 degrees but we can expect rain later in the afternoon and into the night