Exploring the Affiliates!

I don’t know about you, but as a main campus Western student, I tend to spend most of my time, well, on main campus! Between classes, clubs, several libraries, the UCC and student recreation centre, there really doesn’t seem to be much of a need to venture off home turf and explore any of Western’s... Continue Reading →

How To Improve Your Memory

With finals coming up soon, I thought I would share some useful study tips to help you all improve your recall.  Since I'm in science, my courses are extremely heavy on memorization.  Often it's hard to remember everything, especially when the information seems like a bunch of random facts and isolated details.  I've picked out... Continue Reading →

Spring is here! (Sort of?)

20 March 2014: The First Day of Spring. Yet I certainly don't feel like summer is any closer than I did in the middle of winter. Today has been a rather dreary day, which isn't the best way to start spring. For the past couple of days the snow was melting, but when I woke... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Superfoods

A Superfood is a food that is very nutrient dense and has amazing health benefits. These foods have been proven to prevent many diseases, such as: cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, heart diseases, cholesterol, etc. In addition, these foods will make you feel amazing after you consume them. So here are some of my favourite Superfoods... Continue Reading →

That Building with the Red Door

If you've ever walked around the north end of campus, you've probably noticed a building with a red door close to Nat Sci and Social Science Centre. This is the McIntosh Gallery that most students walk past without thinking twice about going inside. Recently, I was forced to enter as part of an english course... Continue Reading →

Some Mental Teething

Hello to all. I’ve been feeling kind of empowered today, not for any particular reason really. However I thought I’d channel this empowerment through this post. I’ve been doing some research for an essay in my Comparative Literature and Culture class and I came across some pretty moving quotes that I forget when I had... Continue Reading →

Mirror

My full-length mirror always leaned dangerously on a moveable shelf in my room. It's crashed to the ground many times, and surprisingly, it never cracked or shattered. However, I never learned, and each time, I just stacked it back onto the moveable shelf without nailing it to the wall. Two weeks ago, I knocked it... Continue Reading →

(183) DAY

The wise American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher Elbert Hubbard once said, "No one gets very far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day." So here is my bucket list of things that may seem just a little bit impossible (although I like to use the word extraordinary) that I would like to... Continue Reading →

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