Flag lowered in honour of Vincent

Flag lowered in honour of Vincent

On Saturday, Western will lower the flag on University College in honour of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, who was killed Oct. 20 when he was struck by a car while walking through a parking lot in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. Vincent’s funeral will be held at 11 a.m....
25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

In August 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected, thereby dividing overnight a city and dueling ideologies for the next 28 years. On Nov. 9, 1989, the world watched as jubilant crowds gathered to celebrate its crumbling. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, five Western scholars reflect on that moment’s meaning.