A World Where Time Stood Still

This past reading week, I had the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua in Central America with a team of 11 other students and 2 supervisors from Western for the Alternative Spring Break program. I had no idea of the situation I was walking into, and I could never have imagined the experiences that I would... Continue Reading →

Success: A Matter of Skill and Luck

"[N]ot rock stars, not professional athletes, not software billionaires, and not even geniuses ever make it alone." - Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success It's striking to think of all the "successful" people in our history being anything but extraordinary. From the way they think, to the way they changed humanity, one can hardly... Continue Reading →

Hidden Gems Around Campus

Over the last few weeks, organizations around Western hosted multiple events ranging from the Diwali Show in downtown to Western United Nation's first big conference of the year, WesMUN. The diversity of the campus, both in terms of culture and the extent of people's past experiences, is something that every Mustang should be proud of.... Continue Reading →

How to Survive Essay Writing in University

I handed in my first university-level essay last week for Scholar's Electives. The purpose of the essay was to demonstrate critical thinking on an idea discussed in class, whether it be about memory, quantum mechanics, music, linguistics, or the multitude of other topics available. I love writing and I've never really had much trouble with... Continue Reading →

One Love: More than One Day

Coming to Western was a huge change. Sure, I'm only a couple hours away from home, but the sudden independence is taking a while to get used to. I especially wasn't expecting orientation week to be the way it was. The concerts and late nights turned early mornings definitely took a toll on me by... Continue Reading →

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