Nearly 3 weeks ago, Canada became the second country in the world, aside from Uruguay, to legalize marijuana production, sales, and consumption. This may not seem too surprising for Canadians given that it has been a major topic of discussion since Trudeau’s election as leader of the Liberal party in 2015. However, the Canadian government … Continue reading Cannabis Legalization in Canada: What does this mean?
International Week at Western kicks off today and it brings many opportunities for everyone to experience events exploring various cultures and celebrating the diversity on campus and the city of London. The week-long affair will run from November 13-17th, with departments across campus organizing a host of events focussing on international diversity and awareness. Don’t … Continue reading International Week at Western 2017
Making friends at university can be intimidating. Here are a few tips on how to meet people during your time here at Western: Find your cultural mirror We tend to be the most comfortable with those who are just like us. It can be an awesome thing to connect with those who come from the … Continue reading Tips for Making Friends at Uni
Aya and Linden "I met Linden on the first day of school. Coming all the way from Jordan, I was not sure how I would get along with people at Western. From the first day, I shared plenty of laughs with Linden and similar thoughts and remarks. Just in one day, I figured out I … Continue reading International Friendships at Western 2017
For this post, we asked students to share their favorite books on our social media, all of which are listed below. Check out the compilation below and add a few books to your reading lists. If there are other books you would like to share, please feel free to leave a comment on this post … Continue reading Book Recommendations
Whether you've been at Western for 4 years, or whether it's your first semester, there are many little-known spots for you to explore while you're here. Take a look at the locations below and see if there are any places that you might have to add to your checklist. Maybe you've seen The McIntosh Gallery’s … Continue reading Hidden Gems on Campus
Leadership is the ability to inspire and influence others, and it is a skill which can be difficult to master. Individuals with strong leadership skills are important, as they are able to ensure that tasks are completed and they make sure that projects of all kinds are running smoothly. If you think that you may … Continue reading The Importance of Leadership