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The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper - Headlines
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

News

Senate passes fall Reading Week

The majority of Western University's Senate members passed a motion to create a fall Reading Week for the 2017–18 school year. Read more

Western professor's polymer research earns fellowship

Western professor Elizabeth Gillies was awarded the Steacie Fellowship for her work in medicine delivery. Read more

USC talks budgets and advocacy policies

USC councillors had an easy night on Wednesday as they listened to budget presentations and efficiently passed advocacy policy papers. Read more

Sports

Men's basketball lets one slip away against Brock

The Western Mustangs fell to the Brock Badgers 65–80 at Alumni Hall on Wednesday night. Read more

Women's basketball building up momentum heading into the playoffs

The women's basketball team has cinched a playoff spot with yesterday's 73–64 win over the Brock Badgers. Read more

Western Strength changing the way people lift

Western Strength is changing the way people think about strength training while creating an inclusive and democratized gym culture. Read more

Opinion

Coming to terms with our parents' intolerance

What do you do when your immigrant parents hold the same intolerant views that you denounce? Read more

Colouring my stress away

While by no means has colouring erased my life's worries, it has represented an outlet for me to escape to. Read more

Finding comfort in not having your shit together

Why do students think that it’s funny to not have their shit together, and what are the consequences of glorifying incompetence and failure, if any? Read more

Arts

Gazette's 2016 Oscar picks

Gazette editors and contributors recall our favourite films of 2016 as the Academy Awards approach this weekend.  Read more

Surfer Blood struggle to make waves

Seven years after their last project, Surfer Blood releases a good but formulaic album.  Read more

Purple Shorts leaves audiences tickled and teary eyed

Theatre Western's annual one act festival Purple Shorts was a lovely emotional rollercoaster. Read more

Life

Defying gravity: Emily Van Eerd talks pole fitness

Emily Van Eerd, a third-year criminology and women studies student, walked into a pole studio for the first time unknowing to just how much it would shape her life.  Read more

Palms sweaty, knees weak, Eddy's spaghetti

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Dating your high school sweetheart in university

Many people in university may believe that being in a long-term relationship can ruin their university experience. Read more

Features

Community-engaged learning: Beyond the classroom

Breaking the Western bubble: Start with CEL Read more

Royce White is at home in London

Royce White has been raising awareness for mental health. Now he's in London, speaking out and transforming the city. Read more

Settling the score: The women's lacrosse team's pursuit of justice

To lose a gold medal in any sport is heartbreaking, but to know you weren't beaten fairly sparks a new level of gut-wrenching disappointment.  Read more

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