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What's it Like to Work with Feds?

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 14:45 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Have you been curious about what it is like to work for Feds? Want to gain professional experience to add to your résumé and get involved with your student union? Read the responses below by one of our videographers, photographers, and...

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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 Survey, which included responses from over 160,000 post-secondary students, including thousands of responses from University of Waterloo...

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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. At the beginning of this month, I was proud to partner with the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance [external link] to hold their spring general assembly here at the...

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Our Top 9 Exam Tips

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:30 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

April is rolling in, the weather is a lovely medley of periwinkle blue skies and cold winds, and the geese have started to mark their territory for nesting season. The end of another term is near which mean inevitable long hours of studying, coffee...

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Fashion for Change: Not Your Ordinary "Tuesday"

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:00 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

After months of hard work and rehearsals, Fashion for Change's [external link] Annual Charity Fashion Show took to the stage on Saturday, March 23 with a performance dubbed, “Tuesday” [external link]. Yes, that is the name and coveted theme of this...

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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 intersectionality and race among students on campus on March 23. “Intersectionality is...

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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. Congratulations to Sabrina Khandakar who will take office from May...

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Spotlight: UW Toastmasters

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 12:45 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” – Mark Twain A chapter of Toastmasters International, University of Waterloo Toastmasters [external link] (UWTM) aims to train students in the coveted...

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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? My name is Hannah...

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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/ A meeting open to all members of an organization. - Oxford...

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A “One Poster” Approach to Advertising

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 14:00 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

You might have noticed a single, bright blue poster hanging in the Great Hall recently - the only one of its kind. Alexander Kelley, Feds Marketing Specialist, had been contemplating the idea of a minimalist, zero-waste approach to advertising for...

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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! Today, we celebrate the accomplishments of all women and those who identify as women, as well acknowledge the challenges that women continue to face around the world. This year's theme for ...