Author Archive | Taylor Simmons

Isabel Stigge selling jewelry made by Haitian mothers at the Western Fair Farmer’s Market. <br /> Photo by Taylor Simmons <br />

Little By Little

Isabel Stigge created an orphan prevention project called Little by Little after finding out almost 80 per cent of orphans in Haiti’s orphanages have living parents. These parents don’t have the money to keep their kids, and sometimes feel giving them up will give them a better life. Isabel works with the orphanages to find […]

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Western Students look at Women and Work at Annual Conference

About 30 people attended the ‘Carrying the Motherload: Women, Families and Work,’ conference Friday morning hosted by the Women’s Studies faculty at Western University. The annual conference switches topics each year, and this year’s theme was chosen by Gillian Demeyere, associate professor in women’s studies and the faculty of law. “It’s an area that’s of […]

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Lifestyle Choices and Health Symposium: A healthier London and a happier softball team

We all know exercise is good for us, but does that mean we do it? Most people don’t, according to Dr. Peter Lemon, Western University professor and Director of the Exercise Nutrition Research Laboratory. That’s why he organizes the Exercise and Nutrition Symposium, an event aimed at informing both students and the wider London community. […]

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