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Winter Term Anti-Racism Update

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 14:00 | Written By: WUSA

We gave an update on our Anti-Racism efforts during the Fall term. We shared our ongoing advocacy on this issue and committed to an org-wide internal review amongst other plans, to address the concerns of our BIPOC students. Though we have made...

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Supporting those Affected by the Indian Farmer Protest

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 11:30 | Written By: WUSA

International students are a integral part of our vibrant community. Therefore, in this time of unprecedented uncertainty, you can be certain of our continued support to all students, within and outside of Canada and the challenges you may face. ...

sustainability update

Carrying on the Legacy of the Sustainable Campus Initiative

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 10:30 | Written By: Michelle Angkasa

Have you ever walked into a situation not quite knowing what you’re signing up for? That was me in November, as I (virtually) sat down for my interview to become WUSA’s very first Sustainability Commissioner. I had applied a few weeks prior, not...

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You Don’t Want to Miss Out - Free WUSA Handbook!

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 10:15 | Written By: Alayna Pinto

Warriors, whether you enjoy keeping a physical agenda to keep track of your thoughts, deadlines, and schedules or you’ve never tried it before, we’ve got the perfect thing to get you started! A free agenda . . . you heard us, we said free!   Our ...

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Results are in! Check out your New Student Representatives

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 12:15 | Written By: Alayna Pinto

Hey Warriors,  We have new representatives!   Election results are out, and it’s time to announce those you’ve chosen to represent you for the 2021-2022 academic year. Check out the list of winners below:  WUSA Executives:  President - Benjamin...

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2021 election results are in!

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 11:00 | Written By: Alayna Pinto

2021 Elections results are in, with a voter turnout of 5.07%! We'd like to thank all the candidates for your time, energy, passion and dedication to students. No matter the results, your efforts did not go unnoticed and we hope you all find...

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2021 Winter Election AMA - Update

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 11:15 | Written By: WUSA

As you may have heard, WUSA made the decision to move this year’s Reddit AMA to Instagram. This decision became necessary to protect members of the UWaterloo community from hateful actions that seem to be encouraged by internet anonymity as seen at...

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UWRAISE Urges University to Take Action - Racism still Prevalent on Campus

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:00 | Written By: WUSA

Yesterday, UWRAISE had their first event of the term: Climate Justice is Racial Justice. Unfortunately, the event was bombarded, explicit, harmful racial and anti-Semitic slurs.  WUSA would like to state unequivocally that we do not condone these...

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Know Your WUSA

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 08:30 | Written By: Abbie Simpson

For the students, by the students, your Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) is the collective and legal voice of all undergraduate students at the University of Waterloo. As a UWaterloo undergrad, you are automatically a WUSA member...

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Celebrating and Acknowledging Omi Ra

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 14:15 | Written By: Nada Abouelnaga & Kerri Behling

As the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association, WUSA is constantly working to best serve and advocate for all our members. Lead by students for students, we are successful through the committed work of the passionate and inspiringly intelligent...

lounge project

The Lounge Project is well Underway!

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 05:00 | Written By: Alana Guevara

While you might not know it, WUSA’s iconic Bombshelter Pub is undergoing huge changes. This new student lounge will be a light and bright multileveled space for you to relax, refresh, reconnect and refuel. With more flexible social spaces, a new bar...

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Introducing the Long Range Plan

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 01:45 | Written By: Abbie Simpson

For over a year, I met with members, staff, and faculty to deliberate on WUSA’s next five years, discussing the most prominent issues affecting you, devising strategies to address those issues and steer WUSA on a path that leads to lasting, positive...

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