Chatting With Chakma

The full interview with Amit Chakma, the president of Western University. Read whether he enjoys the snow, what books he’s read, his thoughts on discrimination on campus, and where FIMS fits in with Western’s new research intensive vision.

USC Elections 2014-VP Debate

Last Wednesday was the first debate of the 2014 USC Election season. VP Internal and External candidates from both platforms debated before Team Belman and Team Helfand faced off. Topics discussed included free tuition, Western’s Strategic Plan and student activism. Given last week’s silent protest against the Strategic Plan, and the demonstration held during O-Week,…

Your Best Student Experience: A Call to Action

What exactly is the “Best Student Experience” we’ve all heard so much about since we first set foot on Western’s campus? Perhaps there’s no need to bother with the question, since the university’s administration has defined it for us in a document titled “Institutional Vision, Proposed Mandate Statement and Priority Objectives” – a paper that…

Your O-Week, Your Zine

Believe it or not, peeps, O-Week 2012 is just around the corner! The Frosh issue of your mitZine is at the printer’s, and exciting new ideas are in the works for this site. Are you ready for it? Follow #myoweek on Twitter, share your experiences, post your photos and videos, send us your memes, etcetera.…

mitZine awards 2012: Your favourite courses

FIMS courses run the gambit from covering the realities of global communication to the ever-popular Tales of Tinseltown, all offering valuable insights and learning experiences. You voted, FIMS, and here are your favourite courses. The following courses were voted as the favourite of the year:

The mitZine is on stands…and in technicolour

The mitZine isn’t in Kansas anymore. That’s right, the Zine is now in technicolour – or should I say, technocolour? Inside this month’s issue you’ll find a special article by FIMS’ own upper-year instructor of the year Selma Purac, the mitZine awards, political cartoons (a Zine first), as well as all the social, political, and entertainment commentary we all…

Ghomeshi put the “Q” in “Q & A” at Western

CBC Q’s Jian Ghomeshi, a witty entertainer oozing with indie charm, is also a sharp mind overflowing with insight into Canadian art, culture and – yes, even politics. At first, he explained during a Q and A period Friday, March 9th in the Althouse Auditorium, the CBC took a while to warm up to his…