In addition to painting the town purple this Homecoming weekend, friends of the Western community will also be beautifying Veterans Memorial Parkway by planting 100 trees along its berms on Saturday (Sept. 29).
Amid the frenzy around the accusing and, later, double-secret probation of Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente this week, I was struck by one question: Why are we so surprised?
On Sept. 21, I sent an email to The Globe and Mail in which I argued, as a university professor, I hold my students to the highest standards of honesty and integrity when they use the resources of others; simply put, if they plagiarize, they fail.
This is my third year back to the Philippines. When I first arrived as part of a pre-medical trip with a Western group, I had no idea I would start a charity and work so hard raising money to keep 20 children out of the dumpsite and on the road to independence.
Safe to say Jim McLauchlan’s memory is bang on when it comes to the history of Mustangs football. After all, he’s had a few games to choose from.