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…

Grow

// Ksenia Kolodka Something that many university students are good at is being frugal with food consumption. We search for the best deals at grocery stores, go shopping on Tuesdays when groceries are 10% off, and learn how to meal prep. Many students don’t have the means to buy organic or local produce because it’s…

Breaking the Glass Wall

// Emma Coates For the few of us who voted in this year’s USC election, this question will be familiar: “Would you like to see student mental health and wellness included as a high priority of Western’s Strategic Plan in perpetuity, potentially at the expense of the funding and support of other priorities?” Receiving 6,136…