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The Western Student Senators Forum
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Questions submitted here will be a) answered in the forum below or b) answered via a personal response. Please indicate which response type you would prefer. Additionally, feel free to comment on our forum responses!
SUBMITTED BY: Caitlin H
I was recently made aware of an official rule stating that professors cannot schedule tests within the last 3 weeks of a term (for one-term courses). However, I could not find a similar rule made for the scheduling of assignments. I find that completing assignments is just as demanding, if not more demanding, than studying for a test. I would like to know why this rule has not been extended to assignments and if something can be done about it. I personally have 4 papers due during the last week of the term leaving me little time to study for my exams happening TWO days later.
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SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Choi
Hi, as the subject goes, I found your pamphlet in the orientation week package and I am very interested in getting involved with the student senators in any form. I have had extensive experience in student council, school board student council, and my high school entrepreneurship club and I feel that the Senators effect the school in ways I wish to be a part of. If there are such opportunities, or any events which I could attend, please let me know and I would be delighted to participate. Thank you.
We are so excited/happy that you have shown interest in getting involved in Western’s Senate... (continued)
SUBMITTED BY: student321
Great question student321!
THIS FORUM is the perfect first step in bringing about the academic change you would like to see on Western campus!
If you have a question you would like answered, there are opportunities to submit a question to this Forum, submit a question for a personal response, email us, or contact one of our social media accounts.
If you would like to begin a discussion on an academic topic, this Forum is an excellent place to initiate the conversation with other Western students! ... (continued)