Global Brigades' goal every year is to send a group of students on a Brigade, where they collaborate with a community to change their lives for the better. Hear their stories and find out more about their journey at Western in this article.
For many students at Western, the past few weeks have been stressful and caffeine-fueled. As the first midterm season of this school year was concluded, and a tentative agreement was reached with UWOFA to avert the considered strike, students were desperately seeking a moment to unwind. However, there is no such break in sight. The beginning of finals are … Continue reading An opinion on investing in undergraduate education
Kicking off the SSC's "Discovery Week" is an event that is out of this world! Spending time at the Cronyn Observatory gave an interesting first-look into the discipline of astronomy.
Grander than its sci-fi nature, the film CLARA seeks to answer questions about life beyond earth and our overall purpose. Astrophysicist, Isaac Bruno, and artist, Clara, prove to be an unlikely pair, working together in the suit of finding extraterrestrial life on an undiscovered planet. This has been Isaac’s lifelong obsession, and his relentless ambition … Continue reading Film Review: CLARA
Undergraduate volunteering positions within Western's laboratories are often overlooked. Students should know about the potential that such a position provides them. This article aims at explaining the ins and outs of undergraduate volunteer laboratory positions at Western.
October and November are the months of year for pumpkins; they’re used in many activities from Halloween pumpkin carving to baking Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. However, less well-known events include the annual giant pumpkin festivals that take place all around the world. Farmers carefully nurture pumpkins for months, producing truly amazing results – the world record for the … Continue reading The Science of Giant Pumpkins
When students see a professor at the front of the stage, they don’t get to see one thing: the work that goes on behind the scenes. While professors do teach, they are also there to conduct their research. Science Student Council’s lecture series give professors a chance to show off their work and talk … Continue reading Professor Lecture Series – Bio & Earth Sci