Author: Taylor Simmons

  • A day in the life of an online newsroom: Jess Brady

    When Jess Brady stepped into her first real newsroom, she was overwhelmed. She’d completed an undergraduate degree in english and political science and a master’s in journalism, both from Western University, and landed her first job as a reporter at a Corus station in Cornwall, Ont. “You can do whatever program you sign-up for, but […]

  • Western Students look at Women and Work at Annual Conference

    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 […]

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

    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. […]

  • Relay for Life coming to London this spring

    Relay for Life coming to London this spring

    Over 400 students are having a sleepover at Western University’s Community Centre this Saturday to remember, celebrate and fight back against cancer. This event will be the 11th time the school takes part in Relay for Life, with funds going towards the Canadian Cancer Society. Last year, students raised about $68,000. This time around, they’ve set their sights […]