Category: Arts & Culture

  • Londoners colour away their stress

    Londoners colour away their stress

    When Donna Currie tells friends she’s going out to do adult colouring, the typical response is, “Oh, so it’s porn?” Although adult colouring may sound like a risqué activity, it’s anything but. The hobby has been gaining popularity since 2013, yet it wasn’t until last year when the books began topping bestseller lists. Currie meets […]

  • Humans @Western: Architecture

    Humans @Western: Architecture

    Join four Master of Media in Journalism and Communication (MMJC) students as they take you on a journey to learn more about Western University. In this edition, take an audio tour of three Western buildings — some iconic and some lesser-known. Meet the people who work at and are inspired by the architecture of these buildings. All photography by Ross Howey. […]

  • When the levee breaks, go with the flow

    When the levee breaks, go with the flow

    When you’re a digital journalist, be prepared to work anywhere. And anywhere can be a lecture theatre in a local college when floodwaters inch up an incline towards your broadcasting station and threaten to swamp it. “It was the most unorthodox thing I’ve experienced,” said Amanda Connolly, referring to the makeshift newsroom she and other […]

  • From UWO to CTV – A Day in the Life of an Online Journalist

    From UWO to CTV – A Day in the Life of an Online Journalist

    When Josh Elliott gets into work – there are only four people at their desks. Elliott, 27, is a writer for CTVNews.ca and his shift starts at 7 a.m. “It’s not easy, but I deal with it,” Elliott said. When Elliott graduated from the master’s of journalism program at Western University in 2014, he was […]