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Lierka Vandepoele

10/24/2014

Meet this week's campus cutie, Lierka Vandepoele. Lierka is busy with being both a full-time student and a part-timer in retail, but that doesn't stop her from having a good time partying and socializing with her friends!

Hometown: Delhi, Ontario.

Program/Year: 2nd year Honour Specialization in Psychology.

Relationship Status: In a relationship.

Favourite Activities: Sleeping and eating pizza.

What’s your favourite thing about your program? Getting to know and understand people.

Three words to describe yourself: Caring, forgiving, and independent.

What’s your biggest pet peeve? Excessive tapping!

What are three things you can’t live without on a daily basis? YouTube videos, a double double coffee, and my friends.

Biggest deal breaker in a relationship: Not having a good sense of humour.

Favourite Off Campus Location: Gibbons Park.

Favourite On Campus Location: King’s Library.

Favourite London bar: Jack's!

Coffee or tea? Both!

Favourite memory at Western so far: O-Week 2013.

What Movies Taught Me About University

10/24/2014

Remembering Oscar de la Renta: Our Favourite Gowns

10/23/2014

With the heartbreaking news of Oscar de la Renta's passing away this week, we put together our top 5 favourite looks by this legendary designer.

"The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness." - Oscar de la Renta

Tony Lee X-Rated Hypnotist

10/20/2014

For only $10, you can enjoy a hilarious night of watching Tony Lee 'the X-rated hypnotist' hypnotize your fellow students.. or maybe even get hypnotized yourself.  

Tickets can be purchased online or at Western Connections in the UCC basement. 

For only $13, you can buy a combo ticket for both the Tony Lee show and the Wayne Hoffman: Mentalist and Illusionist show on October 27th!

Fall Colours on Campus

10/17/2014

University College looking gorgeous as ever
Photo by Steph Kesler

Middesex College
Photo by Alanna Evans

King's Campus
Photo by Alanna Evans

Photo by Alexie Evans

Taylor Ward

10/17/2014

This week we caught up with fourth year BMOS and Honors Specialization in Accounting Taylor Ward. Even though she’s from small town called Almonte near Ottawa, Ontario, this determined senior definitely has big city dreams. Taylor leads a busy life with her involvement in student clubs, a job with the Mustangs, as well as a jam-packed social life. 

 

What made you decide to come to Western?

"Western’s student experience!"

Have you been involved in any student clubs/councils?

"Dan Management Student’s Association, a club that connects students interested in business careers with professional opportunities. It's a great program for accounting here at Western!"

What do you do at your student job working for the Mustangs?

"I work for the Marketing Department of the Western Mustangs. For this job I sell group tickets and season tickets for Western’s football, hockey, volleyball, and basketball varsity teams. I also get to work on other projects within the marketing department that deal with sponsorship and community outreach." 

How complicated was the process to get an internership for accounting?

Her Campus Back-To-School Survival Kits

10/15/2014

Our friends at Her Campus know how difficult it is to get back into the swing of things after summer break. That's why they sent us an awesome Back-to-School Survival Kit to help us get through this transition!

Our 2014 Back-to-School Surival Kits are filled with awesome goodies from tea, coupons, and skin care samples! Some of the awesome treats included are:

Affinitas Cupcake Panties Tanda Zap acne spot treatment device coupons Garnier Blackhead Elimintating Scrub and Nourishing Cleansing Oil My Beauty Tea free samples Free Clue app download cards

Thanks to all our sponsors for the free gifts!

Western Votes

10/15/2014

The Western Votes campaign will inform students on the upcoming London municipal and encourage students to participate in the vote. The USC encourages you to GOTV (Get Out The Vote) and make a difference in your university community. The campaign will run from October 15th - October 27th.

Wednesday, October 15th 6:30 P.M. : Mayoral Debate in the Mustang Lounge
- Free food
- Ward 6 Candidate Meet & Greet
- Mayoral Candidate Meet & Greet
- Mayoral Debate: Matt Brown, Roger Caranci, Paul Cheng, Joe Swan

Thursday, October 16th: Advanced Poll in the Mustang Lounge

Saturday, October 18th:Advanced Poll at Masonville

Monday, October 27th: Election Day
- Visit london.ca to find out where you can vote

Student representatives will be holding voting information booths from Ocotber 14th to October 16th in the UCC.

Eligible voters must
- own or rent a place in London, Ontario
- be a Canadain citizen
- be 18+

If you are not yet registered to vote:
- bring proof of your local address to the polls
- bring government issued photo ID to the polls
- visit westernvotes.ca to obtain a proof of address letter.

Visit the Facebook page for details and contact information.

 

Delia Loveless

10/10/2014

This week's campus cutie is Delia Loveless, a fun-loving undergrad with a wild side. She's in her last year at Western, but is guaranteed to bring the party with her wherever she goes. Sorry though, boys.. Delia is taken!

Hometown: St. George, ON

Program and Year: Media Information and Technoculture, with a Minor in English for Teachers, 4th Year

Favourite activities: Wine, sleep, cuddling, nature walks, dancing around like a goofball

Relationship status: Taken

Song stuck in your head right now: Wiggle, Jason Derulo

What res where you in in 1st year?: London Hall

Favourite thing about your res?: Privacy. I could see people when I wanted to, and have my own time and space when I needed to. Made for a good balance.

One thing you like that most people don’t: Curries, both Indian and Thai.

Favourite on-campus location: The Spoke. I love the cafes soup!

Biggest Pet Peeve: People who drag their feet on cement/gravel. The sound it creates makes me grit my teeth!

If you could travel anywhere (past or present) what/where would it be and why: Roaring 20’s in New Orleans. Would love to see the parties and crazy speekezies they had going on.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years: Probably living in B.C., working for an advertising agency.

Anita Wing Lee

10/9/2014

This week we had a chance to interview Anita Wing Lee, Western alum with a dual degree in both MIT (Media, Information and Technoculture) and Honors Business Administration (Ivey). After struggling at a young age with body image, Anita decided to take hold of her own future and dedicated herself to sharing her own experiences and helping other students achieve their career aspirations. At only 23 years of age, Anita has travelled to 21 different countries (Greece, Rwanda, Thailand, and Panama to name a few!), scored several awesome internships, won awards at international conferences, and has received nearly $30,000 in grants and scholarships! Anita’s personal website, is a one-stop shop to get career advice, sign up for workshops led by Anita, subscribe to her E-Guide, and more! Get to know a little bit more about Anita, and stay tuned for a special offer by Anita, EXCLUSIVE to Her Campus Western Ontario readers!

 

What made you decide to come to Western?

“I got accepted into AEO for Ivey.  At that time, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go to Ivey, but I went to Western to keep my options open. “

 

Describe the “Zero to Network” program.