All posts by Julian Uzielli

USC elects three remaining vice-presidents

March 16, 2013 No Comments »

Today, the University Students’ Council holds the second half of its Annual General Meeting, in which they will elect the vice-presidents finance, communications and student events. Next year’s president, vice-president external and vice-president internal were elected by students in February. ... Read More »

USC In View: I stand corrected

March 14, 2013 1 Comment »

In November, I pissed a few people off with a post on this blog. Lamenting the lack of meaningful debate taking place at University Students’ Council meetings, I wrote: The longest debate I’ve ever seen take place in council chambers ... Read More »

Tintypist: Bringing science back to the art of photography

Tintypist: Bringing science back to the art of photography
March 13, 2013 No Comments »

It’s pretty much official—film is dead. Some hobbyists and lomographers continue to dabble with 35mm, but professional photographers long ago embraced the digital format. However, there is a type of photography even older than film that outdates living memory—wet-plate photography. ... Read More »

Study Drugs: Stories from students

Study Drugs: Stories from students
March 8, 2013 No Comments »

To supplement our feature on the culture of study drug use at Western, we interviewed two anonymous students about their experiences with study drugs Read More »

Faking Focus

Faking Focus
March 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Carly* is a fourth-year biochemistry student at Western. She has a lot in common with her peers—she lived in residence in her first year, she pays her own tuition by working part-time and collecting student loans to help cover her ... Read More »

Roundup: City councillor drops N-bomb in council meeting

March 6, 2013 1 Comment »

UPDATE: Shortly after this post was originally published, Councillor White issued this apology in a media release: “I want to apologize to everyone I have offended, and all Londoners. I am sincerely sorry. I should not have said what I ... Read More »

Blog The Vote: Whelan Wins

Blog The Vote: Whelan Wins
February 14, 2013 3 Comments »

[View the story "Blog The Vote: Whelan Wins" on Storify] Blog The Vote: Whelan Wins Storified by Western Gazette· Thu, Feb 14 2013 11:16:55 That was a close one. Right down to the moment the results were announced, I had ... Read More »

BREAKING: Whelan and Prabhu receive more demerits as elections wind down

February 14, 2013 No Comments »

As the clock runs out on University Students’ Council elections, more demerit points have been awarded. Both Teams Whelan and Prabhu were given demerit points today for failure to comply with the spirit of the elections. Team Whelan received eight ... Read More »

USC polls closed, re-vote scheduled for noon

February 12, 2013 No Comments »

The University Students’ Council elections got off to a rocky start early this morning after it was discovered that some students were unable to vote in the correct constituencies. The polls have been closed, with a re-vote scheduled to begin ... Read More »

Blog The Vote, Day 10: This is the end

Blog The Vote, Day 10: This is the end
February 11, 2013 No Comments »

This is it. After two long weeks of campaigning, USC elections are upon us. This presidential election campaign took some time to pick up steam at first, but after the first boring debate the candidates started to differentiate themselves. All ... Read More »

Blog The Vote, Day 9: Stop talking about O-Week

Blog The Vote, Day 9: Stop talking about O-Week
February 8, 2013 3 Comments »

Let’s talk about Orientation Week. It’s an issue that has come up in nearly every debate during this campaign. Between the sophing bursary, bringing O-Week downtown [update: and how could I forget the Soph Association?] and discussions about integrating myriad ... Read More »