Nintendo Wii U’s Comeback

As a kid who grew up with Nintendo and is still a huge fan today, I am proud to say that the Nintendo Wii U is making a comeback. When the Wii U console first came out, it didn’t have many console or game sales. The main reason for this is because Nintendo didn’t advertise... Continue Reading →

Surviving Black Friday

Ah yes, Black Friday. The prime example of consumer greed and capitalism all bundled up in a pretty package of door-crashing deals and "Save! Save! Save!"'s. The American one-upper of its Canadian equivalent of Boxing Day. The one day immediately after Thanksgiving, where Americans all across the United States give thanks for their early possessions, good... Continue Reading →

So that was Interstellar?!

NOTE: If you have not seen the movie yet, there are spoilers. You have been warned. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar came out a few weeks ago. Not really an avid movie watcher myself, I didn't really care too much for the hype that surrounded Interstellar. However, my roommate was adamant that we go watch the movie as... Continue Reading →

Find Your Passion

This past weekend, I had the awesome opportunity of attending the Residence Leadership Conference here on campus. There were roughly 150 Westerners, mostly first years, who came together to listen to various speakers on topics like independent leadership styles, landing your dream job, and effective communication. We also had a keynote speaker, Andrew Horn. He... Continue Reading →

“So Much For Global Warming”

I was walking across the campus last week. The temperature was -9 when I overheard someone say "It's so cold today! So much for global warming." This was not the first time that I have heard this statement either; it made me feel obligated to educate my fellow Western students about the topic of global warming... Continue Reading →

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