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7 Ways to De-Stress for Swamped Students

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 15:00 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

As we approach the final stretches of the fall term, it’s common to notice a frantic energy filling the campus. Most students’ days are being eaten up completely by final projects, last-minute studying, extracurricular obligations, and just plain...

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In Memoriam: Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 14:15 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

The Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity will be holding a candlelight vigil on Monday, November 20 to mark Trans Day of Remembrance and honour the memory of all victims of anti-transgender violence. “Trans Day of Remembrance is really...

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Volunteer Appreciation: Giving Back to Those Who Give So Much

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:15 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

Hundreds of University of Waterloo undergrads generously give their time and hard work volunteering with Feds' clubs, services, societies, governance, and events. On Monday, November 13, we celebrated their contributions at the termly Volunteer...

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Body Positivity Through Bust Casting

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:30 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Bust Casting is one of the most popular events run by The Women’s Centre, but it’s also one of the most mysterious. Although it’s open to all women-identifying people, people with breasts, and non-binary individuals, it’s an event that many people...

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Remembrance Day in Waterloo

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 12:00 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

Remembrance Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the young men and women that fought and died in the line of duty. We mark this commemoration on November 11 each year because WWI fighting was formally ended on the 11th hour of the 11th...

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Fall Wrap-Up Week Preview

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 09:15 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

The end of term is a stressful time for all. That’s why Feds has prepared a series of events for Wrap-Up Week, designed to help students relax and refresh themselves before the beginning of exam season. Keep an eye out for a variety of events...

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Random Act of Kindness Day

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 08:45 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Random Act of Kindness Day encourages us to think and act towards others with caring, and to show that through thoughtful gestures. We reached out to some University of Waterloo undergrads to see what they were doing to brighten someone else's day...

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Join the Sustainable Fun at Ecoloo 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 16:15 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

Are you interested in free food, winning prizes, and the cutting edge of sustainable initiatives? Then get excited for Ecoloo 2017! Ecoloo is an all-day event hosted annually by Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI), where organizations from campus...

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Humans vs. Zombies!

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 13:00 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

University life can be stressful: between midterms, social events, and trying to get enough sleep, sometimes it can just make you want to smack a zombie with a sock! Yoga and meditation have their benefits, but sometimes you just need the catharsis...

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Woman Abuse Prevention Month: Talking and Taking Action

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:45 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

Every November, Ontario observes Woman Abuse Prevention Month as part of the province’s long-term efforts to end violence against women. While issues such as consent and sexual assault have begun to emerge more frequently in campus conversations,...

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How Are You Spending Halloween?

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 13:00 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

Trick or treat - or something in between - we asked University of Waterloo students how they’re spending the spookiest night of the year! Mohit Bhaget “My friends and I are getting together to make tacos and eat lots of candy. Then we’re going...

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5 Tips to Survive Co-op Applications: Advice from Fourth-Years Who’ve Been There

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 14:15 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Your first round of co-op applications can be a scary time, especially if you end up in the continuous round. To help you survive it, we’ve compiled some advice from upper-year students who’ve been there. Keep checking back for jobs “Check...

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