MODULE SHOWCASE: Microbiology & Immunology

*this interview has been lightly edited for clarity and conciseness, without sacrificing content.* Microbiology and Immunology is the study of microorganisms and the immune system; It has a wide scope of applications in health research including diabetes, arthritis, and experimental therapies we use in personalized medicine. We interviewed Undergraduate Chair and Associate Professor, Dr. Kelly … Continue reading MODULE SHOWCASE: Microbiology & Immunology

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Perspective: why quitting social media was the best decision of my life.

In January of this year, I finally made a decision I had been mulling over for months - I decided to quit almost all social media. Why would I do this, in a world where we're so connected? ...

Recovering From a Bad Midterm

After a long wait, midterm season is finally ramping up for most Science students. Many of us might be reflecting on midterm grades in the coming weeks. It’s commonly said that grades don’t define oneself, but this might become harder to believe when you’re attending a university with high entrance averages and rigorous programs. If … Continue reading Recovering From a Bad Midterm

An opinion on investing in undergraduate education

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