Monthly Archives February 2014

Daniel Marin

I grew up in a town called Escazu, inside the city of San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. I studied in an American-curriculum international prep school called Country Day School. The international nature of this school has given me the opportunity to develop an understanding of different cultures and communities. I live in a […]

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Alexandra Spence

I’m from Toronto, Canada, where I graduated from the Etobicoke School of the Arts. I commute to campus. Outside of the classroom, I’m involved with a few activities. I’ve been developing my own business which provides branding and content development services to professionals and small businesses, and I’m currently developing an accompanying program that lets users manage their content […]

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Aadil Nathani

I’m from Toronto. My high school was SATEC @ W.A Porter C.I. I’m a commuter student, for now. I play intramural soccer indoor and outdoor for WDW, and I am  running for WCSA for the 2014-2015 year. I chose Woodsworth One because initially the course title “Order and Disorder” and the course description intrigued me. On […]

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Dani Espino Mendoza

2013-2014 WDW One Student I’m from San Salvador, El Salvador. My high school name is Academia Britanica Cuscatleca. I currently live in the Woodsworth College  Residence. I am involved in various classes at our Athletic Centre, including the “MoveU Passport” activity. At residence I’m also one of the event planners for our House Council in our floor. […]

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“Why…?” WDW One Research Projects

This term WDW One students are working on independent research projects about a whole range of issues pertaining to order and disorder. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the program, students have been challenged to pose a question and then to find two different – yet plausible – explanations.  For example, one student is asking “Why […]

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Activism 101

We’ve all heard about the Arab Spring, the Occupy Movement, and the Tea Party Movement. But how do these movements get up and running? How do activists do what they do? This week Matt Gordner, a Ph.D. student in the Political Science Department, gave a guest talk about the logistics of planning a protest movement, […]

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Superpower Nuclear War Averted

Do nuclear weapons prevent war from breaking out or do they increase the likelihood of war? Woodsworth One students recently engaged in a role play game that simulated a Cold War nuclear crisis. Soviet and American decision makers had 28 minutes to respond to reports of a nuclear missile launch. Could they defend themselves? Would […]

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