Making Sophing Accessible

Friday, September 5th, 2008

September 5, 2008 Ed Cartoon

Becoming a soph is a much sought after position on campus. While fun, the hard work and long hours can make the job physically tolling. So should physical disabilities be considered when making the selection?

The University Students’ Council took a proactive step in convening a committee specifically targeted towards improving the accessibility of Orientation Week. (read more)

There is a little soph in all of us

Friday, September 5th, 2008

What is a soph?

At Western, many of us regard those with this moniker as over-caffeinated, sleep-deprived, chick-chick-booming nuts. They’re the ones who go hoarse from incessantly screaming cult-like cheers; the ones who are giddier about playing dress-up than most preschoolers; the ones who feel refreshed when they manage to get a full night’s sleep at least once during O-Week, which is actually a three hour power nap to normal human beings. (read more)

Orientation not fun for everyone

Friday, September 5th, 2008

This week, campus thrives on its annual swarm of frosh timidly participating in orientation events and being led around campus by overly energetic sophs who may or may not be painted entirely purple. (read more)


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