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Feds Student Food Bank

End the Stigma Around Accessing Food

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 14:15 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

Do you ever worry about not being able to afford groceries, but don’t feel comfortable using a food bank? Feds Student Food Bank wants to end the stigma associated with accessing food banks and encourage everyone who needs their services to use them...

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7 Tips to Maintain Your ‘Cool’ During Midterms

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:00 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

Hey Warriors! As we enter the final weeks of midterm season, your calendars and planners might start to look like that 1,000-word essay you just handed in last week, and that can be extremely overwhelming and stressful. We want to help alleviate...

Kanika Dutta

Spotlight: Kanika Dutta

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Michelle Wong

With over 200 Feds clubs, events, classes, projects, studying, and work, it can be difficult for students to balance school with extracurricular involvement. Kanika Dutta, 2B Management Engineering student, has mastered the art of time management...

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Breaking the Language Barrier

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 16:00 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

Did you know that at the University of Waterloo, about 18 per cent of the undergraduate population and 39 per cent of the graduate population consist of international students? With a student community that comes from across the globe, there are...


New Initiative Focuses on Student Wellness

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 15:30 | Written By: Michelle Wong

With midterms in full swing and final examinations quickly approaching, Federation of Students has partnered up with Peer Health Education and Athletics and Recreation to introduce a new initiative focused on student health and wellness. "The...

Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre

Celebrate National Indigenous People’s Day with WISC

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 15:00 | Written By: Michelle Wong

On Thursday, June 21 a walk across the creek and over to the university colleges will lead you to a celebration filled with dancing, singing, and hand drum groups. For the first time on the University of Waterloo campus, the Waterloo Indigenous...

Feds award winners

Feds Awards Nominations Now Open

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

Hundreds of University of Waterloo undergrads generously give their time and hard work volunteering with Feds' clubs, services, societies, governance, and events. Each term, we recognize and celebrate our amazing volunteers with Feds Awards. “...

Connor Plante

2018-2019 Co-op Affairs Commissioner Intro Blog

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Connor Plante

Written by Connor Plante, 2018-2019 Co-op Affairs Commissioner Hey Waterloo, it’s Connor, your new Co-op Affairs Commissioner! I’m extremely excited to be taking on this role with Feds for the 2018-19 school year. I have big shoes to fill from all...

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It's Time to Talk About Taboo

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 15:45 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

“It’s that time of month again….” We all know what this statement is referring to, even if we don’t want to say it. But it’s time to challenge the taboo of talking about menstruation – that’s the message from Menstrual Hygiene Day, which aims to...

GBDA Hungryr Team

GBDA Students Win International Design Award

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 15:30 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

Imagine your class project beating out hundreds of other projects from around the world to be recognized as the top student business case. That’s the case for a group of fourth-year Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) students, who are heading...

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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...