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WUSA Governance Review Update

WUSA Governance Review Update

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 07:00 | Written By: Benjamin Easton

To promote and maintain responsible student government  Object 2, Charter of the Federation of Students, University of Waterloo (link)  Editor’s note: On Sunday, November 21st Students' Council accepted the consultants' final report and its ...

Lannah Garret and Sophia Richardson standing with UW Against Sexual Violence solidarity display

The Ongoing Fight to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 09:00 | Written By: Tanya Jessica D'Souza

Trigger Warning: This article includes a discussion of gender-based and sexual violence.  Every year on the 25th of November, the world unites in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and rightly so;...

WUSA 101: Get To Know RAISE

WUSA 101: Get To Know RAISE

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 04:45 | Written By: Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity and Equity (RAISE)

Welcome to WUSA 101! WUSA 101 highlights WUSA initiatives, clubs, student support systems, and more to help you stay up to date and learn exactly what we do to support your everyday life at the University of Waterloo. In this edition, we will be...

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 15:30 | Written By: Sam Jones Faulkner

November 20th is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day devoted to reflecting on the past year’s impact on trans folks and remembering lives lost as a result of anti-trans rhetoric and violence. It is often advertised as a day to remember folks...

WUSA Annual Plan

WUSA 101: High Priorities from the Annual Plan

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 12:15 | Written By: Meghana Anthannagari

With WUSA advocating for a better Waterloo student experience virtually for a second year, the Annual Plan for 2021/2022 reflects undergraduate students’ current needs. Whether it is advocating for clear communications on a safe and accessible ...

International Day for Tolerance

Celebrating the Diversity of Culture, Expression, and Humanity

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 07:00 | Written By: Jill Miller

On November 16th, 1995, the member states of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance. Now, as an anniversary of that Declaration, we celebrate the International Day for...

Dana Porter library on UWaterloo campus. Text reads: Winter 2022 Return to campus. Letter to UWaterloo Administration.

Return to Campus Letter to UWaterloo Administration

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 11:30 | Written By: WUSA Executives

Returning-to-Campus after a global pandemic hasn't been easy. It's difficult for decision-makers to know where the sticking points are when they're not the ones on the ground. That's why hearing from you has been so important. From concerns about...

Love Your Body Week

Love Your Body Week with The Women's Centre

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 12:00 | Written By: Christina Arianna Piruchta

From November 8th-12th, The Women’s Centre presents its annual Love Your Body Week! In a time where social media often dictates how we should or shouldn’t look, it's important to take time and question where these standards come from, how we can...

International Stress Awareness Day

Practicing Practical Mindfulness on International Stress Awareness Day

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 17:00 | Written By: Tanya Jessica D'Souza

Since 1988, November 3 marks International Stress Awareness Day which aims to raise awareness and promote the importance of reducing stress. Come practice mindfulness with us to recognize the day! Click here for more details. Excessive stress has...

Student Discounted Stores and Restaurants

Budget Friendly Eats in Waterloo Region

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 11:30 | Written By: Sam Faulkner

With midterms wrapping up, you may find yourself getting low on money for the term. Meal planning is already a struggle and doing it on a student budget makes it harder. This may lead to days full of ramen noodles and coffee, but we’re here to help...

Meet your executives

WUSA 101: Meet Your WUSA Executives!

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:45 | Written By: WUSA

WUSA 101 is a new initiative to help you stay up to date and learn exactly what WUSA does to support your everyday life at the University of Waterloo.  To kick off this series, we would like to get you better acquainted with your Waterloo ...

Happy Halloween!

Boo-Yah: Staying Safe While Having Fun This Halloween

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 20:45 | Written By: WUSA

With COVID-19 restrictions starting to loosen, you are ready to make the most of, what may be, your first university Halloween experience. No curfew. No parental supervision. And all the candy you want. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe and...