LONDON ONT. – Organizers of Western’s iron ring ceremony were met with ‘heated emotion’ after announcing this year’s event would be held virtually despite the Ontario government lifting COVID-19 restrictions. This is the third consecutive year Western’s Camp 11 Board Association will hold the ceremony via Zoom. The Calling of
Griffin Jaeger, Western Journalism Studio Gerard Seijts had been teaching a virtual class for students in Ukraine a few hours before war broke out. “I had this colossal feeling of disgust about what was happening,” said the professor at London’s Ivey Business School. “These are my friends, these are my
By Michelle Both, Western Journalism Studio Results from a just-released survey suggest poverty numbers have been declining in Canada, but in London organizations are seeing a different reality. Statistics Canada reported Wednesday in its 2020 Canadian Income Survey that the country’s poverty rate declined from 10.3 per cent to 6.2
Alexandra Laham, Western Journalism Studio High school best friends Adam Edgar and Tyrone Traher followed their childhood passion and started a pop band during the pandemic. The duo took a leap after graduating from the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology and formed their band, Paris Monroe, in January 2021.
By Harrison Cook, Western Journalism Studio A Toronto artist is leveraging the power of letter-writing to pay respects to members of a London family who were killed in a hate-fueled terror attack. Asim Hussain, also known as @studentAsim on Instagram and Twitter, has created an online platform for people to
Catherine Danko, Western Journalism StudioFeb 4, 2022 Cement, succulents and a whole lot of skulls. That’s all it took for a single mother and avid planter in London, Ont. to start an online side hustle. During the pandemic, Meghan Coneybeare started making concrete flower pots to keep her creative juices
Chelsi Mackie, Western Journalism Studio Feb 4, 2022 If you are looking for vintage décor pieces to elevate your home, The Little Mushroom Vintage is the store for you. Jordan Hallman, the owner of the Instagram-based store, sells vintage décor items like brass, decorative mirrors (as seen in the above
Leah Williams, Western Journalism Studio Feb 4, 2022 Margaret Stewart hand-painted “Man Up Trudeau” on a metre-long piece of drift-wood display outside her Wortley Road home in London, Ont., in solidarity with the truck-convoy protests that have been taking place across Canada. The sign, which Stewart said took her five
Josh Goeree, Western Journalism StudioFeb 4, 2022 With Valentine’s Day just 10 days away, London resident Nima Farasat said he thought he could make a lucky customer happy by selling a potato on Facebook Marketplace in the shape of a heart. Farasat is selling the valentine root vegetable for $20.