First Nations writers talk shop at Western

Mojica, Taylor and Moses share their work and experiences

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Monique Mojica lays belly-down on a table

“Theatre is a power that can be used as an intervention... we can use it to save our own lives,” said Monique Mojica, one of the First Nations writers speaking in Conron Hall Tuesday.

Mojica joined Drew Hayden Taylor and Daniel David Moses in a forum organized by the Department of English, where she discussed how her art reflects her experience as both a member of the Kuna and Rappahannock nations and as a child of the ’60s. (read more)

Brock prof hosts conference, calls for moratorium on animal testing

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Last week, the Brock University Department of Sociology, led by Professor John Sorenson, called for a university-wide moratorium on animal testing.

Sorenson was outraged by pictures on the psychology department’s website showing rats housed in cramped plastic containers. (read more)

Students try to better the world through Alternative Spring Break

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Building homes

This past Reading Week, over 100 Western students participated in four different service-learning experiences through Western’s Alternative Spring Break program, offered through the Centre for New Students and the Residence Life program. (read more)

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