Western’s food services, including franchised vendors, were impacted by lower sales during the pandemic. Depending on the location, the university may charge higher prices compared to off-campus retailers.
Tests on mice suggest that the new kind of vaccine — based on a recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus — causes the immune system to produce 20 times more neutralizing antibodies than currently available vaccines.
Western second, third and fourth-year courses will return in-person Jan. 31, while first-year courses will remain online until the end of February. Return to residence will also be delayed.
On Jan. 8, 2020, four members of the Western community lost their lives on flight PS752, which was shot down by Iranian missiles. Two years later, the push to honour their memory continues.