|February 4, 2000||Volume 7, Number 10|
FRONT PAGE STORIES
Officers refuse duties over pepper spray safety issue
The Universitys 27 security officers raised the ante Jan. 25 in their struggle with the provincial Justice Dept. over special constable status.
The officers issued a letter to Security Services Acting Director Bob Ferguson that morning and held a news conference shortly after that, detailing 21 regular duties they would refuse to perform because they feel that, without pepper spray, they dont have the equipment they need to do their jobs safely.(view full story)
Crackdown set on abuse of disabled parking
U of S Security Services plans a crackdown on drivers who park illegally in disabled parking spots on campus.
Acting Director Bob Ferguson says misuse of the spots has always been bad, but its now getting even worse, and something has to be done.(view full story)
Nature publishes Vet. Medicine teams look at horse-brain cooling
In an article published Jan. 27 in the prestigious journal Nature, a U of S veterinary research team reports it has solved the mystery of the role of a pair of air-filled pouches within a horses head.(view full story)
Celebrating the Quartet of Amati Instruments
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