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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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Academic Affairs Commissioner Exit Blog: Winter 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 14:15 | Written By: Shehnoor Nasir

I was whisked into the role of an Academic Affairs Commissioner midyear, and it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

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Co-op Affairs Commissioner Exit Blog Winter 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 11:30 | Written By: Connor Plante

As my time as the Feds Co-op Affairs Commissioner comes to an end, I wanted to take a moment to look back at the year that was.

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Earth Hour Festival 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 16:15 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

Through local events and workshops, Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) aims to increase environmental awareness campus-wide.

On March 26, SCI hosted...

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New Equity Commissioner Position Created

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 15:15 | Written By: Savannah Richardson & Amanda Fitzpatrick

We're excited to announce that we have created a new Commissioner role to focus on equity, which will begin in spring term 2019.

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Student Voices on Sexual Violence

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 15:00 | Written By: Richard Wu

Last week, the Ontario government released a summary of results from the 2018 Student Voices on Sexual Violence...

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VP Education Reflects on Waterloo OUSA General Assembly

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:45 | Written By: Matthew Gerrits

Guest blog from Vice President Education Matthew Gerrits. Photo credit: OUSA.

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Xchanges: RAISE’s First Annual Conference

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 10:30 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Xchanges: The Complexities of Intersections, Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity, and Equity (RAISE)'s first annual conference, opened up discussion on...

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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/