BETH GULILAT It’s a wintry Thursday afternoon. As I stare at my boots treading on the sparkling snow, I catch the last gust of cold air, and enter the blanket of warmth that is the International and Graduate Affairs building. This is not the last sense of warmth I would encounter. If you haven’t heard … Continue reading The Faces of Global Cafe
BETH GULILAT It officially began in 1976. The time to recognize “the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavour throughout our history”, according to President Gerald Ford. From 1976 and onward, the month of February has been designated in the United States as Black History Month through the help of Dr. … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month in Canada
WU XIAO Whether it's from travelling or meeting someone from another country, we've all experienced culture shock. Differences in culture aren't always noticeable (language barriers, climate, religion, etc). I wanted to know what were some aspects exchange students found unique about living in Canada (minus the cold weather) that a domestic student wouldn't think about … Continue reading Canada from a Hong Kong Perspective
Being a VIP (Volunteers In Progress) Program volunteer is a one of a kind experience. It provides a unique opportunity for students to get involved with the international community at Western and witness the diversity that the university prides itself on. With an array of positions available, such as English Conversation Circle Leader and International … Continue reading The VIP Experience
I am Eshana Ghuman, a 4th year undergraduate student in Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences. Some of my favourite things are long nature walks, camping, "Stranger Things", butter chicken and more butter chicken. I believe I am quite pleasant to be around if you're okay with constant Harry Potter references.
Lilian Esene is a 2nd year medical sciences student, and the Assistant Blog Editor for the 2017-2018 academic year. She enjoys all things that have to do with “the office”, building Lego, and chicken wings. When she is not actively seeking attention and drama, she is busy ranting about anything to anyone. At the moment, … Continue reading Lilian, Blog Assistant Editor 2017-2018
Panchami Bhat is in her fourth year, pursuing a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies with a specialization in Consumer Behaviour. She loves to read, write, and travel, with her coolest travel moment being when she swam with stingrays in Antigua. When she’s not studying for exams, she’ll be watching her favorite TV shows like … Continue reading Panchami, Blog Assistant Editor 2016-2017