Mourning Western TV’s Post-merge Life

// Samiya Hassan Today, we grieve the loss of Western TV. What once was a growing media outlet for students, by students, tragically passed away last year after a long battle with mediocrity. Gone is its soul, leaving behind nothing but the name it bears. For some, WTV was a place to discover love of…

The Best Student Experience

// Sharanya Menon 3, 240 km from home, there was no point relying on recruitment slogans I am not an optimistic person; nor will I ever pretend to be, but my inability to recognize the positive features of my life during my first year served as a great and detrimental disadvantage to my overall experience. In…

Smartphone Film Festival Brings Alternative Media to Western’s Campus

Erica Wallis On any given day, the McKellar Theatre at Western’s UCC has films available for students to watch. Some of them are Hollywood blockbusters and recent hits while others are cult favourites, but all have these things in common: professional production companies, well-known actors, and Hollywood dollars. On February 4th, 2017, the McKellar theatre…

Peterson Gets Played

About half a decade ago, Jordan Peterson was a psychology professor at the University of Toronto and clinical psychologist with little international fame and even less infamy.