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Rita Nketiah

Canadian black history: More than just a month

“I remember in elementary school, whenever Black History Month would come around, people would treat me with such a celebratory tone – like it was my birthday or something. But it’s, like, we’re still black the other 11 months of the year.” Staasia Daniels’ statement elicited laughter, cheers and even a light applause from her […]

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Supriya poses with a Tanzania child.

Western med student helps Tanzanian kids

 The first thing you notice about Supriya Singh is that she’s already smiling at you. The second thing you notice is that you’re answering her conversational “how’s it going” seriously … and that she’s actually listening. Such a genuine introduction is not exactly surprising, considering that Supriya spends her limited free time doing what she […]

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A revolution in education

Paperless textbooks and virtual classrooms — the digital era of education is in full swing and it’s stirring a revolution in how students learn. “The reality is we live in a wonderful time,” says cultural anthropologist Michael Wesch. “There are at least three billion people connecting and collaborating in the air all around us, and […]

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Western University: Faculty of Information & Media Studies

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