Patience, Dear Gardener

Tangled garden with small orange tomatoes

Mark Cullen and his son, Ben, urge gardeners, both the novice and the experienced, to have realistic expectations as we enter the gardening season. Mark Cullen is an author, expert gardener and Member of the Order of Canada. Ben is a fourth-generation urban gardener and a U of G grad. In an advice column in

CanLit Giant Lands Residency

Renowned Canadian author Jane Urquhart has been named Western University’s Writer-in-Residence for 2019-20. She will help raise the profile of literary activity in the broader London, Ont. community. The author of such novels as The Whirlpool, Away and The Underpainter, Urquhart has two degrees from U of G. Her first was a BA in English

Alumna returns to cross-country running with impressive result

Gen Lalonde in Gryphon colours

A 2016 Olympian and the Canadian record holder in steeplechase, Geneviève Lalonde returned to cross-country running in November, in winning style. Lalonde’s victory in the Athletics Canada cross-country championships on Nov. 24 made headlines across the country, including in her home province of New Brunswick and Canadian Running Magazine. The runner had been away

Former Gryphon Soccer Star Making Headlines

Former U of G soccer captain Justin Springer is wearing the colours of the St. Kitts and Nevis national team, known as the Sugar Boys. Springer, a Canadian, calls Guelph home, but has a strong family bond with the West Indies island nation, the birthplace of his father. Springer made headlines and received wide coverage