News & Updates: Governance

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June Students' Council Update

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 15:45 | Written By: Vivien Pham

June 9, 2019: Feds Students’ Council held their monthly Council meeting to discuss items they're looking into and working on.

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Meet Your Feds Exec: Matthew Gerrits, VP Education

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 10:15 | Written By: Vivien Pham

Matthew Gerrits is no stranger to the Feds Vice President Education role - re-elected earlier this year, Gerrits will be undertaking his second term as VPEd. 

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Meet Your Feds Exec: Seneca Velling, VP Operations and Finance

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 10:00 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

By night, Seneca Velling likes to watch Brooklyn 99, play grand strategy video games, and Dungeons and Dragons. By day, he is your new Feds Vice President Operations and Finance (VPOF).

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Meet Your Feds Exec: Amanda Fitzpatrick, VP Student Life

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 09:00 | Written By: Vivien Pham

Whether you’ve seen her on the cover of Imprint, protesting at a student rally, making an appearance in the SLC, or simply raising her hand in one of your Arts classes, Amanda Fitzpatrick is one of the many faces who makes an active effort to...

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Meet Your Feds Exec: Michael Beauchemin, President

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 08:45 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Capturing the spirit of many students at the University of Waterloo, Michael Beauchemin loves to play video games, cook, and is a big fan of fantasy and science fiction.

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2018-2019 Exec Recap

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 12:15 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Now that our 2018-2019 Feds Execs have completed their term and we've welcomed in the 2019-2020 Execs, we wanted to recap some of the achievements the previous Exec accomplished during their term.

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Results are in: Senate By-Election

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 09:45 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

Thanks for voting in the Senate By-Election! Voter turnout was 2.7% with a total of seven passionate candidates running for the one at-large undergraduate seat on Waterloo’s Senate.

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Senate By-election: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:15 | Written By: Hannah Sesink

Written by Hannah Sesink, At-Large Student Senator

So you’ve probably heard of the Senate by-elections currently underway, but you’ve also probably wondered “what does this mean” or “why should I care." What is Senate, anyway?

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General Meetings: In Other Words

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 15:00 | Written By: Richard Wu

Written by Richard Wu, Federation of Students President.

What is a general meeting, and why should it matter to you?

Let's break it down.

gen·er·al meet·ing

/ˈjen(ə)rəl ˈmēdiNG/

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Opposition Does Not Equate to Marxism: in Response to the PC Government

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:15 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

Yesterday, the PC government sent out an official PC party fundraising email where they described the actions of student unions in Ontario as “crazy Marxist nonsense.”