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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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Balance for Better: International Women's Day 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 09:45 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Happy International Women’s Day [external link], Warriors!

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RAISE Celebrates Its Official Launch

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 11:45 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Students, staff, and University of Waterloo administration came together to celebrate the official launch of Feds' newest student-run service, Racial Advocacy for...

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6 Housing Tips Students Need to Know

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:45 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

Finding off-campus housing for the upcoming year can be stressful - there’s so much information to consider! Not sure where to begin?

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Spotlight: Kazma Chaudhry, RAISE Transition Director

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:45 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

We caught up with Kazma Chaudhry, transition director for Feds’ newest student-run service Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity and Equity (...

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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.”

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2019 Election and Referendum Results Are In!

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 09:00 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

The results of the 2019 Election and Referendum are in!

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New Student-Run Service RAISE Launching Soon

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:30 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

This winter, the Federation of Students welcomed a new service to its roster: RAISE – Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity and Equity – hopes to...

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UPass Changes and Legal Service Focus of Upcoming Referendums

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 14:45 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

It’s time to talk politics!