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Wielding Words at the Feminist Poetry Slam

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Michelle Wong

Roses are red, violets are blue; words can dismantle patriarchy and so can you! On Monday, June 4 The Bombshelter Pub was filled with snaps and claps as first-time performers and experienced poets alike came together for The Women’s Centre’s...

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Students' Council Seats Up for Grabs

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:45 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

Are looking for a leadership role on campus, or interested in representing your fellow students? If you’re curious about finding more opportunities to get involved, or are passionate about voicing your opinions on student matters, take some time...

Toronto Pride Parade 2017

Glow Love Yourself!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 14:15 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

Pride month happens every year in June and it is an opportunity for the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate, sexual diversity, love, equality, and self-affirmation. “Pride has gone through a lot [of changes]. It originally started out as a protest to...

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Provincial Election: Why Should Students Care?

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 12:00 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

This Thursday, June 7, people across the province will be going to the polls to vote in the 42nd Ontario general election. For many voters, it can be daunting or even tedious to navigate the endless stream of political media coverage. And for...

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2018-2019 Academic Affairs Commissioner Intro Blog

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 16:30 | Written By: Tessa Femia-Sebben

Written by 2018-2019 Academic Affairs Commissioner,  Tessa Femia-Sebben Hi all! My name is Tessa Femia-Sebben, and I am extremely excited to be serving as your Academic Affairs Commissioner for the 2018-2019 year. I will be heading into my second...

Politics at the pub

Politics at The Pub

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 15:45 | Written By: Michelle Wong

With the provincial election approaching next week (June 7!), we wanted to give students a chance to get to know their local candidates beyond their website platforms or public speaking events, and to provide an opportunity to pose the questions...

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2018-2019 Municipal Affairs Commissioner Intro Blog

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Benjamin Easton

Written by 2018-2019 Municipal Affairs Commissioner Benjamin Easton I’m Ben, a 2B Science and Business Student, and I’ve just started as Feds’ Municipal Affairs Commissioner for 2018-2019. So, what is the Municipal Affairs Commissioner anyway?...

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Feds Annual Services BBQ

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:45 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

Nothing says summer like a barbeque in the sun! Grab lunch and support a good cause at the annual Feds Services BBQ on Friday, June 1. The event is an opportunity for students to learn more about Feds student-run services and the different ways...

Kurt MacMillan, VP Operations and Finance

Meet Your Feds Exec: Kurt MacMillan, VP Operations and Finance

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 13:30 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

Have you ever been curious about the administrative behind-the-scenes at Federation of Students? Here’s your chance to learn more about Kurt MacMillan, Feds’ 2018-2019 Vice President Operations and Finance (VPOF), and what part his role plays in...

Savannah Richardson, VP Student Life

Meet Your Feds Exec: Savannah Richardson, VP Student Life

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 13:15 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

At Federation of Students, we have a lot to offer when it comes to enhancing students’ activities and services, like a myriad of student-led services, special events, and a diverse array of clubs. Savannah Richardson is committed to improving the...

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Candidate's Debate: Post-secondary Education as a Provincial Priority

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:00 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

On Wednesday, May 16, local MPP candidates for the upcoming provincial election gathered in Laurier’s Lazaridis Hall to debate issues relevant to post-secondary education in Ontario. The main topics on the table included public funding, tuition fees...

Matthew Gerrits, VP Education

Meet Your Feds Exec: Matthew Gerrits, VP Education

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:45 | Written By: Michelle Wong

Meet Matthew Gerrits, a joint honors Knowledge Integration and Political Science student with a passion for making a difference. Gerrits has been highly involved on campus throughout his undergrad: as a student representative on Students’ Council (...