OUA Gameday: Week 3

We’re a quarter of the way through the OUA regular season and two teams have clearly risen to the top of the OUA. They’re also the same top two teams from last season and will be doing battle this week. The Western Mustangs will play host to the Ottawa Gee-Gees in this week’s big game but almost all of the games this week look like they could be instant classics. Continue reading

OUA Gameday: Week 2

Today is the start of another season of OUA football action. Last year, we saw the season conclude with a final second field goal giving the Western Mustangs the Yates Cup at the hands of the Ottawa Gee-Gees. This year’s OUA battle looks to be wide-open but the picture will become a little clearer starting this afternoon with the first slate of OUA football games for 2011. Continue reading

OUA Gameday: Week 1

Today is the start of another season of OUA football action. Last year, we saw the season conclude with a final second field goal giving the Western Mustangs the Yates Cup at the hands of the Ottawa Gee-Gees. This year’s OUA battle looks to be wide-open but the picture will become a little clearer starting this afternoon with the first slate of OUA football games for 2011. Continue reading

The Humanoids: Guide to O-Week 2011

It’s that time of year again for the soon-to-be denizens of The University of Western Ontario. Time to load up the overly expensive SUVs and move into residence for their first year at UWO. That means Frosh Week is here again. Of course, the frosh don’t have much of an idea of what they’re in for over the next stretch. Having done this once before and witnessing it on three more occasions, I think I have a handle on what’s important for the frosh to know as they head to London and UWO. Continue reading

OUA Gameday: 2011 Season Preview

The 2011 OUA football season kicks off with a full slate of games on Monday. This season, ten teams battle for the 104th Yates Cup thanks to the return of the Waterloo Warriors after a season-long program suspension. The Western Mustangs took home their 29th Yates Cup last season but the loss of key players means that it’s wide-open at the top of the OUA. Continue reading

UWO Releases 2010 Salary List

As is required by provincial law, all government-funded entities must disclose the taxable earnings of all employees who make more than $100,000 in the previous calendar year. For 2010, 952 UWO employees made the list which is up/down from the 2009 calendar year by 58 (or 7%). Topping the list was Amit Chakma who hit #1 in his first full year as the President of UWO. Continue reading

Best of The Lowdown BlogCast: December 7, 2010

After three years on the radio and internet, it’s time for a special Best Of episode of The Lowdown that covers our history. In our second edition of the best of The Lowdown, here’s what we have for you on this special retrospective:

  • UWO Homecoming (Part 1) (Originally Aired: October 14, 2008)
  • Greg DeFelice Interview (Originally Aired: November 27, 2007)
  • It Came From YouTube: Lady Gaga, Christopher Walken and Eric Cartman – Poker Faces (Originally Aired: December 8, 2009)
  • Promo: iFart (Originally Aired: January 20, 2009)
  • Raw is CPAC (Originally Aired: March 31, 2009)
  • Pickup Lines (Originally Aired: February 3, 2009)
  • Exam Writing Tips (Originally Aired: March 31, 2009)
  • UWO Homecoming (Part 2) (Originally Aired: October 14, 2008)

In total, there are seven segments from Lowdowns past for 45 minutes of the Best of The Lowdown’s first three years.

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