Saturdays…? With Morrie

This weekend, I was able to volunteer at the Windermere on the Mount Seniors’ Facility. Having lost both sets of grandparents recently, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew it would be difficult, but I went regardless. When I arrived, I was told to interact with everybody, and serve coffee and biscuits. Pouring coffee... Continue Reading →

Pope of the Poor

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day - one of the holiest days on the UWO, if not the Catholic, calendar - we have a pope. And not just any pope, but the first ever from the Americas and from the Southern Hemisphere. If we couldn't have a Canadian pope (and the candidate seems quite... Continue Reading →

Explore your creativity

Western has acquired its first-ever Student Writer-in-Residence: Alex Carrillo-Hayley, a fourth-year English student. She is offering office hours to critique student writing and offer advice and feedback - 11:30 am-12:30 p.m. Mondays in UC 184. There is also a weekly "writing hour" 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in UCC 379, providing a quiet and committed space for... Continue Reading →

The Colour Purple

During reading break, I ventured to three separate universities to visit friends: 1. The University of Victoria 2. Simon Fraser University 3. Camosun College What surprised me the most was my trip to the stores of each of these schools. At Western, you can’t look anywhere in the school’s store (coincidentally (or not) called the... Continue Reading →

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