Student Life
Nothing masks flavour

Nothing masks flavour

Andrew Duhasky is unit chef at Ontario Hall and wants to make sure the food is better, much better, than just ‘good’.

Med-school admissions add more diversity

Med-school admissions add more diversity

This year’s incoming medical school class at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will include a diverse cohort of students that are more representative of Canadian communities.

Pandemic inspires Summer Shakespeare

Pandemic inspires Summer Shakespeare

Summer Shakespeare enters its 40thyear with a production of Pandemic Julius Caesar inspired by North America’s own Ides of March.

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Students display smiles amid pandemic protection

Developed by a pair of Western students, Smile Masks are partly transparent face coverings that allow the wearer to speak, emote and make themselves understood by people who need to both see and hear you.

BLM movement finds new urgency, allies because of COVID-19

BLM movement finds new urgency, allies because of COVID-19

COVID-19 has exacerbated the problems of racial injustice, isolation, frustration and stagnation and caused higher unemployment, which provides the time to air these grievances. When coupled with mixed messages from elites, the spark lit a fire that continues to burn.

Thriving Foundations offers new suite of first-year supports

Thriving Foundations offers new suite of first-year supports

Western will welcome first-year students to campus this fall with a new strategy that offers more sustained support to help them learn, lead and thrive. It’s an all-in approach focused on setting them up for long-term success at university.

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.