The Art of Slow Living

"Alright, I need to get from Spencer Engineering to Natural Science in eight minutes. I have a lab meeting from 12:30-2:30, followed by a 3 hour lecture, and then I have to write this paper due next week. Music in, world out. Ready, set, go." This is what runs through my mind every morning after... Continue Reading →

6 Steps To Survive your All-nighter

Another year at western has already started and our calendars are already getting marked for quizzes, midterms and essays. Students often find themselves procrastinating for yet another test or midterm, just to find themselves pulling another all-nighter. Over my years in high school, I believe that I have gained enough experience to give advice to my... Continue Reading →

11 Ways to Save Money as a Student

1. Use the coupons from your student handbook. The student handbook Western puts out every year often has a few coupons in the back that can be pretty useful. Most of them are for food vendors, but there might be a couple useful entertainment coupons as well. 2. Shop at thrift stores like Goodwill and... Continue Reading →

Pick Your Superpower

If you could have any superpower what would it be and why? I was recently asked this question during an interview, and it made me think. Superheroes have fighting powers:  they’re fast,  they’re strong, they have super hearing or x-ray vision, they can fly . . . It makes sense.  We evolved in a world where... Continue Reading →

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 →

Nightclubs and Nihilism

If you’ve never been to a nightclub before, allow me to paint you a quick picture: The lights are colourful yet dim, with the occasional flashing strobe.  The bar is generally pressed against the far wall of the establishment, in which two or three baristas are scrambling to keep up with the onrush of orders shouted... Continue Reading →

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