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Jamie Q:  Comments anything but artful

Jamie Q: Comments anything but artful

I was a bit surprised at some of the comments made in the feature on Eric Simard (“Artist knows no other way,” May 12) specifically his comments about the art world being “so subjective,” and describing “the reality of painting for his instructors’ likes and dislikes.”

Chakma puts positive spin on criticism

Chakma puts positive spin on criticism

The fact that people in London are talking about The University of Western Ontario, even if it is criticism, is good news to president Amit Chakma.

McMorris:  Thou doth protest too much

McMorris: Thou doth protest too much

Protest. It’s a word that makes people cringe, and tends to force them to one side of the fence or the other. The year 2011, to date, has seen its fair share of protests, many of which have been large enough to make international headlines. From Tunisia to Lebanon and other Arab nations seeking fair democracy and freedom; from Greece to Spain and other EU Nations in serious financial crises; and now, it is London, England that is under the spotlight.

Henschel:  Project asks wrong questions about democracy

Henschel: Project asks wrong questions about democracy

Laura Stephenson (associate professor and undergraduate chair at Western’s Department of Political Science) says: “Electoral reform is often talked about as a way of increasing the fairness of an election. To date we have not been able to understand exactly how election outcomes in Ontario might change if voters were casting their ballots under different rules” (“Political scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes.” Sept. 19).

McIntosh Gallery hosts HAVOQ members at London Public Library

McIntosh Gallery hosts HAVOQ members at London Public Library

Three members of San Francisco’s Horizontal Alliance of Very Organized Queers (HAVOQ) are inviting members of The University of Western Ontario to join the conversation on the intersections queer and immigrant experiences at a McIntosh Gallery event tonight (Sept. 27) hosted at the London Public Library.

Pushing for a safer campus

Elgin Austen, Campus Community Police Services director, and his team continue to push for a safer campus.

Law: Student grows tired of labour strife

Law: Student grows tired of labour strife

For the 50 librarians on strike, they are causing thousands of problems for students and normal working people who travel along Western Road (“Librarians, archivists take to picket lines,” Sept. 15).

Jamie Q:  Comments anything but artful

Jamie Q: Comments anything but artful

I was a bit surprised at some of the comments made in the feature on Eric Simard (“Artist knows no other way,” May 12) specifically his comments about the art world being “so subjective,” and describing “the reality of painting for his instructors’ likes and dislikes.”

Chakma puts positive spin on criticism

Chakma puts positive spin on criticism

The fact that people in London are talking about The University of Western Ontario, even if it is criticism, is good news to president Amit Chakma.

McMorris:  Thou doth protest too much

McMorris: Thou doth protest too much

Protest. It’s a word that makes people cringe, and tends to force them to one side of the fence or the other. The year 2011, to date, has seen its fair share of protests, many of which have been large enough to make international headlines. From Tunisia to Lebanon and other Arab nations seeking fair democracy and freedom; from Greece to Spain and other EU Nations in serious financial crises; and now, it is London, England that is under the spotlight.

Henschel:  Project asks wrong questions about democracy

Henschel: Project asks wrong questions about democracy

Laura Stephenson (associate professor and undergraduate chair at Western’s Department of Political Science) says: “Electoral reform is often talked about as a way of increasing the fairness of an election. To date we have not been able to understand exactly how election outcomes in Ontario might change if voters were casting their ballots under different rules” (“Political scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes.” Sept. 19).

McIntosh Gallery hosts HAVOQ members at London Public Library

McIntosh Gallery hosts HAVOQ members at London Public Library

Three members of San Francisco’s Horizontal Alliance of Very Organized Queers (HAVOQ) are inviting members of The University of Western Ontario to join the conversation on the intersections queer and immigrant experiences at a McIntosh Gallery event tonight (Sept. 27) hosted at the London Public Library.

Pushing for a safer campus

Elgin Austen, Campus Community Police Services director, and his team continue to push for a safer campus.

Law: Student grows tired of labour strife

Law: Student grows tired of labour strife

For the 50 librarians on strike, they are causing thousands of problems for students and normal working people who travel along Western Road (“Librarians, archivists take to picket lines,” Sept. 15).