London’s International Food Scene

By: Lena Gahwi  I am known to be very particular about restaurants – I like a good aesthetic, I need to feel good vibes when I walk in, and I need good food, obviously. When it comes to international food, you can rarely go wrong if the majority of the staff are from the country…

Alternative to What?

 Dr. Atle Mikkola Kjøsen FIMSSC’s OpenWide prides itself on being an alternative student publication, providing a platform for academic discussion that any Western student, faculty, or staff can contribute to. It operates on a volunteer basis and is funded the FIMS Undergraduate Student Fund, where it must reapply for funding every three years. Articles are…

Summer #Resistance Playlist

By: Tori Levang In the spirit of the last few weeks of summer before the school year starts up again, here is a summer resistance playlist to inspire you to keep up the good fight, wherever you may be: Let ‘Em Say -Lizzo and C Thunder Thights- Miss Eaves Fuck You- Lily Allen Stand Up…

OPENWIDE 2018/19 Team Applications Now Open!

Hello! Want to be a part of the best publication on campus? Great! This is your chance! Applications to join the 2018-2019 OPENWIDE team are due at 11:59 PM on April 8th, 2018 to brienna.french11@gmail.com. Please don’t be afraid to email me for further information on any position. I look forward to reading your applications…

The Uncle You Wish You Had

// Kristin Lee DJ Uncle Ando is in the house. Station manager by day, DJ by night. It’s been 12 years and counting for Radio Western’s station manager, Andrew Barton. The N.W.A fan has been at Radio Western since 2005, as a volunteer. It was only 5 months ago that he took on the role…

Golden Bird

// Hannah Alberga “It’s about Miles.” Mary interrupted the silence. She was clenching George’s arm so firmly that his leather jacket was left with the imprint of her hand. He opened his mouth for a moment, but then pursed his lips and started whistling to a song lingering in his head. Following their usual path…