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Volunteer Appreciation - Thanking Our Volunteers

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 15:15 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

Executive Award Recipients Erica McDonald Vice President Oncology, enTECH Erica has been an exemplary executive on the enTECH Computer Club team for the last four terms. Erica serves as our Vice President, Oncology, where she is organizing the...

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Spotlight: Feds Student Food Bank

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:30 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Name: Feds Student Food Bank Year Established: 1994 Location: Student Life Centre Room 3102 “We are all in this together.” The Feds Student Food Bank is a completely confidential, student-run service that allows students in need to pick up...

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What's in a Name? Exploring Feds' Rebrand

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 11:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

In case you missed it, the Federation of Students will soon be known as the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association! The name change is just one part of a larger organization rebrand. So... what exactly does that mean? Why undergo a rebrand?...

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Unwrapped, the Recap: Intersections of Sustainability

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 10:45 | Written By: Vivien Pham

Contrary to popular belief, racism still exists. It’s systemically ingrained into the societal structures that Canada is built around, and this is a conversation that needs to be unwrapped in multiple facets. Racial Advocacy for Inclusion Solidarity...


Youth Action on Climate Change Comes to UWaterloo

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 10:15 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Passionate about fighting climate change but don’t know how to get involved? Now is your chance to gain some leadership skills with Youth Action of Climate Change (YACC) [external link]. For the very first time, YACC is expanding to Waterloo and...


Spotlight: Sustainable Campus Initiative

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 10:00 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Name: Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) Year Established: 2013 Location: Student Life Centre Room 2104 Help make our campus greener by joining the Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI)! Originally called the uWaterloo Sustainability project, SCI...

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Sustainability Week

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Vivien Pham

Let’s face it. With the climate change clock ticking faster than this summer is going, we should have been talking about sustainability since yesterday. Thankfully, the Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) is always steps ahead, hosting ...

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Women in Politics: An Evening of Passionate Panelists ft. Bardish Chagger

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Vivien Pham

It was your typical Wednesday evening in MC Comfy, the heart of the Mathematics and Computer building. Students were doing what they were typically doing in their favourite lounge… ... like attending a politics panel with the Chair of the...

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Thinking Globally with Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 12:15 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

If you’re looking to gain volunteer experience while helping out with fun events like craft sales and charity dinners, Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) is the right club for you! FIMRC is a non-profit organization that...


Spotlight: International and Canadian Student Network

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:45 | Written By: Vivien Pham

Name: International and Canadian Student Network Location: Student Life Centre 3107 Established: 2013 Did you know that 20% of UWaterloo undergrads are international students? The International and Canadian Student Network (ICSN) makes it easy...


Get to know UWaterloo’s Indigenous Community at RAISE x ISA

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 15:45 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity, and Equity (RAISE) has partnered up with the Indigenous Student Association (ISA) with monthly events that allow you to engage with members of the Indigenous community in a casual and friendly setting....


One Last Canada Day Hurrah at UWaterloo

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 15:15 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

For the past 34 years, Canada Day celebrations have been held on campus near Columbia Lake. The event grew over the years, attracting as many as 60,000 people and featuring food trucks, activities, live music, and fireworks.  Canada Day...