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For years, publishing companies have used their monopoly on textbooks to exploit students. With the coronavirus pandemic causing students more financial strain than usual, now is the time to revisit the textbook affordability. 

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This year, it’s like everyone is frosh: not sure how to get around campus, confused about how to access school services and figuring out a new study system with a brand new type of course delivery.

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The orientation program prides itself in having the best student experience for incoming university students; however, despite Western University’s prioritization of the orientation program, overt and covert racism is institutionalized within it, leading to long lasting impacts on Western st…

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Physical isolation affects many aspects of our lives, like communication, productivity and mental health — especially for students, whose day-to-day lives have seen a substantive change during the coronavirus pandemic. One other aspect that has changed is gender identity. 

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I am appropriately disappointed, but not surprised, that the vast majority of my white LGBTQ2+ peers have done nothing for the Black Lives Matter movement — unless you count posting a single black square on Instagram.

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I’ve heard my friends say “hey, things are changing — it’s getting better,” and as I was scrolling through my Instagram feed today and saw far fewer posts about how flawed our systems are, I couldn’t help but think “no, it’s most definitely not.”

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While non-mental illness automation is rarely successful as a criminal defence, the court’s ruling sets a dangerous precedent that someone can be sexually assaulted and never see justice because their attacker was intoxicated.

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At a time when many of our Black students and colleagues mourn their loved ones as a result of the coronavirus, they also mourn for the deaths of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, D’Andre Campbell, George Floyd, Tony McDade and Breonna Taylor, who were all victims of police violence.