Stuff You ‘Outta Know: Mental Health Resources for Western Students

Elisabeth Edwards, Western Life Editor No matter how effortless it looks on Instagram, adjusting to University life is one of the biggest challenges for new students. Whether you’re from across the globe, the country, the province or the ever-expansive Democratic Republic of Toronto, starting at a school as large and bustling as Western can trigger…

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…

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…