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The Hyatt Avenue building is 108 years old.

Old churches and new realities

On the corner of Hyatt Avenue and Hamilton Road sits the 108-year-old Hyatt Avenue United Church. But the fading front sign and black metal fence erected across the entrance signal that the church has closed. It is a church only in form, not in function. Two blocks west of Hyatt Avenue, at Adelaide and Little […]

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Used books connect readers to the past

Every morning, Tyler Smith opens the door to a cultural storehouse. “We’re a place that people come to feel a sense of community. It’s a place of conversation – a place of ideas,” said Smith, manager of City Lights Bookshop. This sense of community helps maintain the success of used bookstores and withstand the evolution […]

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World-wide rallies focus on gender-based violence

On Valentine’s Day, groups of women around the globe will rally and dance to draw awareness to violence against women. One Billion Rising is the movement that reflects the United Nations’ estimate that one billion women worldwide will experience violence in their lifetime. During the Thursday event, women will host drum circles, spoken word presentations, […]

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Western University: Faculty of Information & Media Studies

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