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…

FIMS’ new Certificate in Digital Communications stirs controversy

The CDC information session will be held tomorrow, March 26th at 12:30 in NCB room 114. In recent faculty news, FIMS has decided to introduce a new Certificate in Digital Communications (CDC). Akin to a certificate in Writing or Professional Communication, FIMS’s CDC will be made available to Western students at large, including FIMS students,…

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…

Vote in the USC Elections today!

The last few weeks have been packed full of surprises and tension. From Bieber to demerit points, this year’s USC Elections have been the most eventful in recent memory. It really does feel like we’ve seen it all at this point; the election results were invalidated in an unprecedented move on the part of the…

Last day to vote, have your say! — UPDATED

UPDATE: Elections postponed to February 29th and March 1st due to Tuesday’s hacking debacle. Details at WesternUSC.ca Today is the last day to vote in the USC elections. Make sure to participate and have your voice heard! Over the last month, the mitZine team has worked hard to bring you the best resources to make an…

Silver, Ross, McArthur, Fearnall…Bieber?

Shortly before 8 pm yesterday, an anonymous person or group hacked the USC Elections site. Voters were redirected to a page that welcomed them to the “Justin Bieber Hairstyle vote 2012” and informed them that “a vote for Bieber is a vote for world peace.” As of now, the motivations behind the defacement of the…