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Partnerships pegged for SSHRC funding

Partnerships pegged for SSHRC funding

The strength of partnerships – including work to improve refugee settlement services hampered by the pandemic – was key to unlocking funding support for five London-led research projects.

Read. Watch. Listen. with Alison Meek

Read. Watch. Listen. with Alison Meek

Even conspiracy-busters need a dollop of escapism in these strange times, so sit yourself down with King’s University College professor Alison Meek for a summer Read. Watch. Listen. that’s more fun than fraught.

Researcher, expert combat conspiracies with facts

Researcher, expert combat conspiracies with facts

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated its own mythology – much of it untrue – among those seeking a community of like-minded believers. But these wild theories and conspiracies are more than harmless fun. In fact, warn Western experts, they can endanger or cost lives.

Support youth mourning their missed milestones

Support youth mourning their missed milestones

Children might be sad or angry about these might-have-beens and never-dids that COVID-19 stole away – and parents simply need to understand that is a reasonable response to loss, says King’s University College professor Carrie Arnold.

Virus forces creativity in faith-based connections

Virus forces creativity in faith-based connections

Physical distancing necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced changes to how – and with whom – people celebrate the holy days. It has meant a rethink of how faith communities worship and support their adherents individually and collectively.

Live From Westminster featuring David Malloy

Live From Westminster featuring David Malloy

A bassist-by-trade, guitarist-by-necessity, Kings University College Principal David Malloy recently stopped by the Western News office, playing an acoustic set and introducing himself to the Western community.

Remember 30: The École Polytechnique Massacre

Remember 30: The École Polytechnique Massacre

It stands among the darkest days in Canadian history. On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique de Montréal in what remains the deadliest mass shooting in the country’s history. Twelve engineering students. One nursing student. One university...

Remember 30: Power of grieving

Remember 30: Power of grieving

I was in my final year of high school on Dec. 6, 1989 – a student, learning what it meant to be a feminist – and these 14 students had just been murdered, specifically targeted because they were women. I remember being shocked and thinking, “I’m about to go off to university, where smart women are a ‘threat.’”

Robson offers a royal review of writer’s life

Robson offers a royal review of writer’s life

What do you get the Royal Couple who has everything? Absolutely nothing. They are fine. But in honour of the big day, we offer you 50 insights into a writer’s life and writing from Western’s own literary royalty, Jennifer Robson, BA’92.

Western mourns death of King’s student

Western mourns death of King’s student

The Western community is mourning the death of Emil Pietruszewski, 21, a King’s University College student, who died in a multi-vehicle collision on Oct. 29.

Alumna, professor put mind, body through paces

Alumna, professor put mind, body through paces

Therapists often recommend exercise as part of a wellness prescription for people struggling through mental-health challenges. But it’s rare exercise and counselling are integral parts of the same psychotherapy session.

Efforts ‘like holding democracy in my hands’

Efforts ‘like holding democracy in my hands’

You can’t get much closer to the pulse of a nation’s democratic heart than was experienced by an invested group of Political Science students during the run-up to the federal election.