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BREAKING: Student Choice Initiative Court Ruling

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:45 | Written By: Michael Beauchemin

WATERLOO, ON – Friday, November 22, 2019 

On November 21, 2019, the Divisional Court of Ontario ...

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Optional fees: make an informed decision

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:00 | Written By: Katherine Bradshaw

With the provincial government’s announcement of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) earlier this year, some of your fees were made optional and deemed non-essential to your student experience.  

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WUSA advocacy brings pedestrian safety to UWaterloo 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 08:45 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

It’s early in the morning. Too early. You have class at 8:30 AM and less time to get there than you wanted. Hurriedly you get dressed, collect your things and leave. Your way to class is made up of a series of busy streets and intersections....

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Uplifting messages to help you thrive

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 14:30 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

While university can often feel overwhelming and isolating, it can be good to hear that there are resources and others there to help. We believe good mental health is the first step to making a good student.

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2019 Mental Health Forum: Keeping the conversation going

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

2019 Thrive Week has come and gone, but its efforts to build positive mental health for UW students remains.

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Making a little go a long way

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

What is the SRP?

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Elections 2019: What now?

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 16:00 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

Finally, it’s all over and done. If you were one of the roughly 17.9 million Canadians that cast their ballots either on Election Day or ahead of time in advance polling, you were there to have your voice heard.

Michael Beauchemin, WUSA President

Fall 2019 General Meeting Highlights

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 15:45 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

On Tuesday of this week, WUSA hosted the annual Fall General Meeting in the SLC Great Hall. General meetings provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to give our input on decisions and ideas that directly affect us.

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Before the Events, There Was Student Advocacy

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 13:45 | Written By: Eddy Avila

Over the years, these organizations have grown and expanded their mandate, providing essential services and running programs to enhance the educational experience of students. Yet student advocacy and representation remains at the core of every...

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It's time to get political; literally, today is the day

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 09:45 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

With environmental crises looming it's impossible to avoid the topic in political discussions. Our future is at stake, and we need leaders whose platforms aim to address the many environmental issues that we face both nationally and globally. The...

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