Spick And Spam – Navigating Western’s Email Woes

*!!!!AN URGENT MESSAGE IS WAITING FOR YOU!!!* You’ve most likely been hit with this imperative click now. That email that sends you spiraling into a state of panic as you contemplate your new life running from the CRS, or as the sole inheritor of a dying millionaire’s fortune. It’s entertaining, appalling, and ridiculous. But for […]

Western Comedy: Journey To The Center Of The Mirth

Sometimes you live and learn, while other times you learn to laugh. Of all the comedy shows that I get to see during the year, the ones that the Western Comedy Club put on tend to rank near the top. Whether it’s sketch, improv, or standup comedy, you’re guaranteed to see something really funny and […]

Worlds Collide At Western For TedXWesternU Talks

Western University held its fourth TEDx talk March 11, with a range of speakers exploring the theme of Colliding Worlds. Speakers interpreted the concept through unique, interdisciplinary lenses, where ideas were working together, rather than clashing as the name suggested. Babara MacQuarrie, Community Director at the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women […]

CAISA Fashion Show Presents: Innova

Most fashion shows consist of models walking up and down a runway, over and over until the collection of clothes is finished. Sometimes, (if you’re lucky) they have some form of a reoccurring element to them. But it is very rare for a show to highlight and incorporate various branches of the arts into a […]

Breaking Down Barriers In Men’s Mental Health, One Conversation At A Time

A hockey player, a bodybuilder and a sex coach sit closely together on a black leather couch. They look directly into the camera before them. In the wake of recent campus-wide mental health crises, these men are sending out a message for the entire student body of Western University, and by extension anyone on the […]

It’s The Perfect Weather For Western’s Purple Shorts Festival

Theater Western’s annual Purple Shorts festival is the perfect way to punctuate the cold desolation of post-holiday winter. The festival features six one-act plays that will be preformed over the span of two nights. The plays are student-written, student directed, and student preformed. All of the plays are preformed in black-box theater that involves minimal […]

Films, Fun, and Free Popcorn: Western Smartphone Film Festival this Saturday

This Saturday, Feb. 10, head down to Western’s University Community Centre for an afternoon of exciting post-secondary student films – all shot on smartphones. The Western Smartphone Film Festival will feature the top 10 submissions from coast to coast, and an interview of a panel of industry professionals who will be judging the films. Using […]

OPINION: Students YOU Have The Power To Vote Support Radio Western

Radio Western has been a recognizable and integral part of the campus community for more than 58 years. This Monday, Feb. 5, students will have the chance to help guarantee the station’s continuation of diverse and quality student content. The USC is holding a referendum to decide the future of the amount of support Radio […]

Wide Range of Questions Greet Justin Trudeau At Western Town Hall

More than 1,500 people braved the elements outside Western University’s Alumni Hall Jan. 11, to witness and participate in a different kind of maelstrom: Justin Trudeau’s second town hall in London, Ontario. As if the weather was any kind of a barometer of the situation inside, the Prime Minister was tested with poignant questions from […]