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Your Health Matters information aimed at cancer prevention

Up to half of all cancers can be either prevented or detected before they become a serious threat to your health. When it comes to cancer, an ounce of prevention and screening is worth more than a pound of cure!

A session for UWindsor employees will focus on general risk factors that individuals have control over and can change. Cancer Care Ontario developed the “Your Health Matters” information session to enhance participants’ understanding of the risks.

March into savings at Document Imaging Centre

The Document Imaging Centre is offering a special incentive to use its services this month.

Any order placed in March will earn each customer a coupon worth 25 per cent off the next regular-priced order for black and white and colour impressions on any paper in stock, including wide-format posters.

The coupons are valid until April 27 and may not be used for typesetting, design, CourseWare, stationery or previously quoted jobs.

Paper airplane flights put students on path to glory

When he woke up Tuesday, the last thing Paul Marchwica expected was to be entering a paper airplane competition. But the master’s student in mechanical engineering read in DailyNews about the Red Bull Paper Wings qualifier in the CAW Student Centre and set to work.

“I researched on the Internet and found the dragon design,” Marchwica said. “It pays to learn from the best.”

Homestyle station dishing up Mexican cuisine

The Marketplace food court’s multicultural week goes south of the border today with a Mexican menu featuring vegetable escabeche Dona Vito; bone-in chicken breast with apricot mole; and beef rib chili.

Thursday’s Italian celebration features chicken marsala with grape vine; homemade porcini-infused beef ragu with fresh egg tagliatelle; and tofu cacciatore.

The Marketplace food court serves lunch and dinner in the CAW Student Centre.

Campus mourns death of retiree

Campus flags will be lowered today in memory of retiree Corrado De Concini, who died Monday, February 27.

De Concini commenced working at the University of Windsor in 1969 as a custodian in Facility Services, a position he held until his retirement in 1988.

Film tells tales from the Toronto summit

A meeting of leaders from the world’s 20 largest economies in June 2010 spent more than $1.3 billion on security measures, more than all previous G8/G20 summits combined.

Exclusion zones, overlapping layers of security fencing and an estimated 25,000 police and military personnel transformed downtown Toronto into an armed camp.

Paper airplane competition to test aeronautic design skills

It’s billed as the only contest in which a paper airplane could take you around the world, and it’s coming to the University of Windsor campus Tuesday, February 28.

The Engineering Society is hosting a local qualifier for the Red Bull Paper Wings in the CAW Student Centre, noon to 4 p.m. Winners will travel, all expenses paid, to Toronto for the national finals. The winners there will represent Canada for the world finals in Austria.

Engineering Society acting president Lotus Pupulin said the event promises a lot of fun for contestants and spectators.

University Bookstore to unveil print-on-demand machine

In the time it takes to brew a cup of coffee, you could be printing a book, says Martin Deck, marketing manager of the University Bookstore. The Bookstore will demonstrate its new print-on-demand machine on Wednesday, February 29, at 3 p.m.

The Espresso Book Machine is an all-in-one unit that can print, bind and trim a perfect-bound, library quality paperback book in about five minutes. Customers can choose from among millions of books ready to be printed from On Demand Books, or they can submit their own books.