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London: McIntosh Gallery, Western University

John Lennon was shot and killed last night. Today the campus is electric, impassioned by the shock and grief. It’s all anyone wants to talk about, especially in the offices of the student newspaper. 290 more words

McIntosh Gallery

Madelyn Morgan's International Volunteer Day Submission

It all started thanks to my father. He began volunteering at a Brain Injury Institute in Niagara Falls and has always tried to convince me that volunteering was one of the most fulfilling experiences in the world. 373 more words

Western University co-ed hockey team changes offensive name after complaint

LONDON, Ont. – An Ontario university hockey team has changed its name and destroyed their jerseys after a student complained about the team’s name.

The co-ed team of law students at Western University was called Dixon Cider – a name that the dean of the university’s faculty of law says isn’t immediately clear that it’s offensive until it is spoken aloud. 109 more words


Female Mentors Lead The Way For Women In Tech

Written for Mediaplanet’s Women in Technology campaign.

Published in print inside the Maclean’s on October 12, 2015. 

When Microsoft software development engineer Dr. Jenna Butler first started exploring computer science, she did not expect it to reroute her career path.

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Web of Science, Scopus, and Open Access: What they are doing right and what they are doing wrong

Almost a year ago now Web of Science (WoS) launched their open access search filter and indicator. This is a pretty important addition and, as you can see below, it allows the searcher to access the full-text of an open access article directly. 1,242 more words

Early Treatment Shown To Reduce Complication Risk For Crohn’s Disease Patients

Written for Mediaplanet’s Digestive Wellness campaign.

Crohn’s disease can be a debilitating condition, but recent Canadian research reveals that people living with this disease can be treated more effectively by using existing therapies in a new way.

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'White Student Union' Facebook group stirs controversy, skepticism on Western University campus

Members of a white-pride student group at Western University say they’re not part of an elaborate hoax that’s spread through schools all over North America. 673 more words