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2021 Winter Election AMA - Update

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 11:15 | Written By: WUSA

As you may have heard, WUSA made the decision to move this year’s Reddit AMA to Instagram. This decision became necessary to protect members of the UWaterloo community from hateful actions that seem to be encouraged by internet anonymity as seen at...

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UWRAISE Urges University to Take Action - Racism still Prevalent on Campus

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:00 | Written By: WUSA

Yesterday, UWRAISE had their first event of the term: Climate Justice is Racial Justice. Unfortunately, the event was bombarded, explicit, harmful racial and anti-Semitic slurs.  WUSA would like to state unequivocally that we do not condone these...

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Know Your WUSA

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 08:30 | Written By: Abbie Simpson

For the students, by the students, your Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) is the collective and legal voice of all undergraduate students at the University of Waterloo. As a UWaterloo undergrad, you are automatically a WUSA member...


Celebrating and Acknowledging Omi Ra

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 14:15 | Written By: Nada Abouelnaga & Kerri Behling

As the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association, WUSA is constantly working to best serve and advocate for all our members. Lead by students for students, we are successful through the committed work of the passionate and inspiringly intelligent...

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The Lounge Project is well Underway!

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 05:00 | Written By: Alana Guevara

While you might not know it, WUSA’s iconic Bombshelter Pub is undergoing huge changes. This new student lounge will be a light and bright multileveled space for you to relax, refresh, reconnect and refuel. With more flexible social spaces, a new bar...

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Introducing the Long Range Plan

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 01:45 | Written By: Abbie Simpson

For over a year, I met with members, staff, and faculty to deliberate on WUSA’s next five years, discussing the most prominent issues affecting you, devising strategies to address those issues and steer WUSA on a path that leads to lasting, positive...

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Student Addresses Mask Accessibility on Campus

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 11:00 | Written By: Yang Yang Xue

Hi Warriors!   My name is Yang Yang and I’m a Social Development Studies student.   I’m ecstatic to share that the W Store now offers clear face masks that use a transparent panel to remove accessibility barriers created when other face masks...


Teresa Tan, Student Research and Policy Assistant

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 15:00 | Written By: Teresa Tan

For my co-op this fall term, I had the amazing opportunity to work with WUSA as the Student Research and Policy Assistant (SRPA). While we had to work remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been a pleasure working with WUSA and everyone else...


WUSA's Teaching and Course Quality Survey Results

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 14:30 | Written By: Teresa Tan

The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) recognizes that the transition to remote and online learning is an unprecedented event, and students and instructors alike are facing challenges with this change. As a result, WUSA has been...

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A look behind and ahead

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 19:00 | Written By: Your WUSA Executives

Over the summer, we asked you to tell us how we could do better. It was important that the commitments we made to this work were directly informed by the experiences of Black students. As a result, we promised to address the systemic...


Let’s give a Warrior Welcome to Dr. Vivek Goel!

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 17:15 | Written By: Sabrina Khandakar

Hey Warriors, I’m Sabrina, your Senator at-Large and a member of the university’s Board of Governors. Over the past 11 months I’ve had the privilege of being on the Presidential Nomination Committee; a group tasked to select the 7th President...


Extra, extra! WUSA acquires Imprint Publications

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 12:45 | Written By: Abbie Simpson

Warriors,  For the last many months, we’ve been working behind the scenes in negotiations with Imprint Publications and are finally ready to let you in on some exciting news. After their upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM), we will sign...