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Students and faculty dissatisfied with accessibility on campus

By Katja Tunkkari Despite recent renovations on Western’s campus to improve accessibility for students with disabilities, students say more work needs to be done. Junior...

Security expert: Western’s active shooter response, safety upgrade plans uninformed

By Sarah Porter Students, faculty and experts on campus security are questioning Western’s preparedness for an active shooter. Some Western faculty sent emails to President Sabah...

Western classrooms hard to secure in case of active shooter, the Front finds

By Sarah Porter Run, hide or fight. Those are your options if there is an active shooter at Western. However, while University Police safety materials instruct people to...

International programs discussed at Provost forum

By Emily Stout The Provost’s Office hosted a public forum to discuss Western’s new Global Pathway Program and a recent partnership with Study Group, a...

Board of Trustees discuss shared governance, Multicultural Center, extend emergency rules

By Rachel Sandal and Western Front staff At the Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 9, the Board heard faculty concerns regarding shared governance, extended...

Faculty Senate approves international student program after tension with administration

By Max Brunt After months of tension with university administration, the Faculty Senate voted unanimously on Monday, Feb. 12 to approve a new program for...

VU Gallery uncertainty continues, art department concerned

By Sarah Porter The future of the Viking Union Gallery is uncertain. While the gallery is not being decommissioned, it will be homeless starting in...

What’s Western doing to address discrimination and inclusion issues?

By Hailey Jostmeyer Western is attempting to address discrimination and a lack of inclusivity reported by people who identify as women, non-binary, LGBTQ, people of...

AS VP Ana Ramirez steps down after long period of frustration

Photo courtesy of Ana Ramirez. By Asia Fields The elected Associated Students vice president for governmental affairs, Ana Ramirez, stepped down Monday, Feb. 5, after more...

Under new Sustainability Action Plan Western pledges to be carbon-free by 2035

By Isa Kaufman-Geballe Western unveiled its new Sustainability Action Plan this past December, joining 60 other U.S. universities in a 20-year commitment to improve current systems...
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