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Sports


Ksafa super League Champions!


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Clayton mines gold in hurdles for uwi, Mona


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Opinion


Telecommuting is the way forward

Dear editor, The recent call by Dr Andrew Wheatley for the Government to give serious thought to a proposal to allow some public sector employees to work from home is a good one. This initiative will,however, be a tough sell. The critics among us will no doubt scoff at the idea of our civil


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News


A new breed of tech-savvy voters is born

UP UNTIL RECENTLY, election day at The UWI, Mona actually meant two days, as officials worked through the night tallying results. After the close of polls at 7:00 pm faithful students would wait up to 2:00 am to hear who would form the next Guild executive, as teams counted the thousands of


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News


UWI licence to fast-track ‘high grade’ research

Having been given the green light by the Government to pioneer Jamaica’s entry into the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry and establish the island as a centre of excellence for research in the drug, The UWI, Mona is moving full steam ahead. The University was one of two institutions


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News


Incoming guild to push student leadership, participation

DAVIANNE TUCKER MAY have left the campaign trail, but the 22-year-old president-elect of the guild of Students at The University of the West Indies, Mona campus and her team are busy putting measures in place to ensure that they keep their election promises to the student body. To this end,


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May 24, 2015

Main


Obama’s ‘big up’ is heartfelt UWI, Mona plays key role in successful presidential visit

BY THE TIME United States President Barack Obama took to the stage to “big up” The UWI, Mona for hosting the April 9 historic town hall meeting, he had already met and interacted with Aubrey Stewart, the 22-year-old political science student who was hand-picked to introduce him to the gathering


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Feature


They call him ‘Mr President’

FOUR YEARS AGO The UWI, Mona Western Jamaica Campus Chairman Aubrey Stewart was given the moniker “Mr President” by his close Cornwall College family in Montego Bay. Lecia Allen, vice-principal of Cornwall College, recalled how Stewart got the nickname. “He always held leadership positions,


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Feature


Why Obama visited Jamaica

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT of Economics at The UWI, Mona, Dr Damien King, says the recent working visit of US President Barack Obama to Jamaica was not to taste the national dish, but to signal his approval of the country’s efforts at reform in the present IMF economic agreement. “A presidential


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Feature


How The UWI guild president-elect got Obama’s attention

WHEN DAVIANNE TUCKER, the president-elect of The UWI Guild of Students filed into the Assembly Hall on the afternoon of April 9 along with 349 other regional youth leaders for the historic town hall meeting with US President Barack Obama, she knew she had to stand out from the crowd. Tucker


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A-listers


UWI, Mona wins intercampus debate championship


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