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OUSA Lobbycon 2018

OUSA Lobby Week

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 11:15 | Written By: Matthew Gerrits

For four days in the middle of November, this farm kid got the chance to visit the big city. I was part of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance's [external link] Student Advocacy week, advocating for undergrads at Queen's Park with a list of...

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Students' Council Update - November 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 10:15 | Written By: Richard Wu

Happy November, Warriors! Here's your update from the November Students' Council meeting.  Open & Online Learning Policy Draft Presented After months of research, deliberation, and writing, Vice President Education Matthew Gerrits was excited...


No Increase for Co-op Fee Next Year

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:00 | Written By: Connor Plante

Guest blog from Co-op Affairs Commissioner Connor Plante. The 2019 co-op fee will see no increase from the current fee of $729, it was announced at the Co-op Education Council (CEC) meeting on November 21, 2018. This was the culmination of a...

Executive Team 2018-2019

Exec Action Plan Update

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:15 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Every year, each of the Federation of Students Execs create an Executive Action Plan that outlines the goals they each hope to achieve within their term. We checked in with the Exec to see what they have achieved so far and what they’re are hoping...

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Trans Day of Remembrance

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:15 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Every year on November 20, Trans Day of Remembrance is observed to mourn and pay respect to all the trans people who have lost their lives to transphobia and violence. “Trans Day of Remembrance is here to remember the lives lost and to create...

Feds Awards F18

Feds Volunteers: Thanks for Being Awesome!

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

On November 12, we held our termly Feds Awards at The Bombshelter Pub to celebrate the many students who dedicate their time, effort, and innovation to organizing and running over 50 different Feds clubs and services throughout the term. The clubs...

OUSA GA Delegates

OUSA Fall General Assembly Recap

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:15 | Written By: Alexandria De Sousa

Guest blog by Alexandria De Sousa, Federation of Students OUSA Delegate On November 1, 2018 I embarked on a journey from the University of Waterloo to McMaster University for the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance's [external link] (OUSA) Fall...

Warriors Sleigh the Santa Claus Parade

Warriors Sleigh the Santa Claus Parade

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Santa Claus is coming to town! Join your fellow Warriors and the Off Campus Community (OCC) and spread some UWaterloo cheer to the community with Warriors Sleigh the Santa Claus Parade. OCC organizes the Warriors Sleigh event to bring some of our...

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Co-op and Cannabis

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Connor Plante

Guest blog by Connor Plante, Co-op Affairs Commissioner The legalization of the recreational use of cannabis in Canada on October 17 has vastly expanded the number of jobs available in the industry. This also means that openings will exist for...

Austin Sun, SCI

Spotlight: Austin Sun, Ecoloo Events Lead

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 13:00 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Meet Austin Sun, a third-year student at the University of Waterloo who, in addition to doing a double major in Mathematical Physics and Pure Math, spends much of his time advocating for sustainability through his work with Sustainable Campus...

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Tag, You're Undead!

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 09:30 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Have you ever thought about what you would do if zombies started to overrun campus? This week, you can find out! Don't freak out if you see the undead stumbling around campus: the Humans Vs Zombies Society is hosting its termly week-long Humans vs...

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Share Your Craft at the Creators' Market

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:45 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Crafts for Charity (C4C) is holding its first ever Creators’ Market [external link] on November 6, 2018 and November 7, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Student Life Centre (SLC) where students can showcase and explore their creative side. “You...