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L.A. business owner returns to share story, advice to Washburn students
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L.A. business owner returns to share story, advice to Washburn students

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Los Angeles business owner returned to Kansas to share his success story with college students on Monday, September 26, at Washburn University.Washburn students heard from the co-owner of the Los Angeles skincare company “Mindi Walters Skincare” and Topeka native Christopher Szamosszegi.He currently lives in Los Angeles but, according to Szamosszegi, he was born in Topeka. Chris is also an enrolled member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.On Monday he spoke with some college students about his life in Kansas and the benefits of working in a diverse environment.“You’re learning from people with different experiences and background than you, which is only beneficial,” Szamosszegi said. “You are going to see something from a point of view you would not see. You ...
Anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate protest at Western University sees hundreds
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Anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate protest at Western University sees hundreds

Hundreds in London, Ont., spent yesterday at a protest against the University of Western Ontario‘s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Demonstrators marched around the southwestern Ontario campus and listened to speakers denounce the school’s decision to mandate booster doses of the vaccine for staff, students and some visitors.Organizer Kendra Hancock says she hopes the demonstration will lead to public negotiations and more student consultation over the university’s rules, which also include mandatory masking in classrooms. Trending Stories Western is the only university in Canada to mandate booster shots for all staff and students on campus. 1:12 ...
Western University warns anti-COVID-19 mandate protest could be ‘dangerous’
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Western University warns anti-COVID-19 mandate protest could be ‘dangerous’

A group of Western University students is planning to hold a protest Saturday against the school’s COVID-19 mandates. The London, Ont., university announced Monday that anyone on campus in the fall must have at least three COVID-19 shots and wear masks in classrooms.In a statement, Western said it’s aware of the planned student protest. Read more: UWOFA applauds Western’s COVID booster mandate as Brescia charts own policy course “It has also come to our attention that groups not associated with our campus community are looking to use this peaceful protest as a platform to express their own grievances,” the statement read. “We are concerned that this event will be used for reasons other than what our students have planned, creating a risk of it becoming disru...