Inside and Out: Thoughts on the USC VP Debates

Although “Let the #uscgames begin!” flashed on screen before opening remarks at Tuesday’s VP debate, any spectacle-starved voter would have been disappointed. The usual Twitter feed projection floating above candidates’ heads was put to rest while candidates for the slate-based USC positions of VP External and VP Internal debated key portfolio issues. Aside from moderator…

pulp Magazine pops the student bubble

No matter how you take your OJ, pulp Magazine is a refreshing glass filled with the diverse talents of the London arts community. A zine based out of the Visual Arts Department at Western, pulp has earned itself a slot on popular downtown store shelves. With support from the likes of American Apparel and City…

Administrators try to disrupt a teach-in about the Occupy movement

By: Toban Black Our “Teach-in on the occupy movement” event was held in the “University Community Centre” (UCC) atrium here in London, Ontario on November 22nd.  This teach-in was arranged by some campus students and employees who plan to continue to collaborate with one another. The day after our teach-in, the headline “UCC atrium gets…

Whiskey and roots with The Schomberg Fair

At the old bricked tavern Call The Office in London Ontario, Matt Bahen, lead singer-songwriter of the power trio The Schomberg Fair, sits at the bar with beer in hand after unloading his banjo, guitar, harmonica, cigarettes and other necessities to headline tonight’s show. Bahen describes the sound of the new record Mercy, released November…