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January Events Preview

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:30 | Written By: Communications Assistant

January is shaping up to be jam-packed with fun events to welcome undergrads back to campus! Here's just a small sample of upcoming events you won't want to miss: First Bomber Wednesday January 3 9PM The Bombshelter Pub Winter Welcome Week:...

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Spotlight: Vlad Artym, Marketing Coordinator - Commercial Operations

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 11:45 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

Strolling through campus, and particularly throughout the Student Life Centre, you can't help but notice all the bright, eye-catching and clever campaigns to make sure undergrads stay informed about the many events Feds clubs, student-run services,...

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Peruse Your Prospects at the Part-time Job Fair

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 13:30 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

Thoughts of the approaching New Year tend to rouse a lot of ideas for self improvement. People focus on their health, sometimes their love life, and often, their finances. For students, one way to improve the amount of money in your pocket is by...

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Spotlight: Yoshi Matsuzaki, Feds Photographer

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 09:45 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

Say cheese! Ever wonder who’s behind the camera for all the shots you see on the Feds’ Instagram and Facebook pages? Look no further than Yoshi Matsuzaki, one of the two hardworking Feds photographers responsible for capturing defining moments of...

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How To Make It Through Exam Season

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 14:45 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Whether you’re in your first term or your last, preparing for exams can be stressful - that’s why we’ve compiled a list of suggestions and spots to study to help you out. 5 Tips to Kickstart Your Studying The Best Places to Study on (and off)...

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The best places to study on (and off) campus you probably don’t know about

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 15:30 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

If you're looking for a convenient study spot, the Student Life Centre has got you covered: grab snacks and coffee from International News 24/7, libraries are nearby for extra study materials, and it's close to home. But if you're feeling...

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5 Tips to Kickstart Your Studying

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:00 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Whether you’re in your first term or your last, preparing for exams can be stressful. Try these tips to get yourself into studying mode. Plan The first thing that’s key to a successful exam season is determining just how much time you can devote...

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3 Tips to Surviving Flu and Finals Season

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 11:45 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

Happy December, Warriors! As we head into the final month of both 2017 and the school term, coughs, fevers, and the frenzied need to cram for finals all fill up the campus just as much as festive cheer. Read on for some timely tips and reminders on...

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Warmness for Homeless

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

University of Waterloo Buddha's Light Community Club (UWBLCC) held a Warmness for Homeless event in the Student Life Centre on November 28 to 30. The group collect toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, and razors and held a collection...

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Building Community by Battling Bands

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:30 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Sick of the cold, grey weather? Waterloo’s music scene is here to warm your heart. Support your fellow students as they compete to win recording time in studio in the final Battle of the Bands on November 28 at The Bombshelter Pub. “Battle of the...

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Spotlight: Xin Niu Zhang, Feds Communications Assistant

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 09:30 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Wondering how these articles appear on For Xin Niu Zhang, Communications Assistant, it’s just another day at work. As a Communications Assistant, she attends events, talks to organizers, and liaises with clubs and services to showcase all...

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CanLit Love Is For Everyone: The Reading Series at St. Jerome's

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 16:45 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Have you ever wanted to ask your favourite Canadian author a question, or hear them read from their works in person? If so, you might want to check out The Reading Series at St. Jerome’s, where Canadian writers from coast to coast visit campus to...