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Cultural Caravan is coming!

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 11:15 | Written By: Aiju Chau

Cultural Caravan is back! Presented by WUSA, this annual showcase is a celebration of our diverse student population and the many cultures that make up the University of Waterloo. The free event is open to all members of the campus community,...

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Your by-election results are in!

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 09:00 | Written By: Katherine Bradshaw

Undergrads! Your by-election results are in. Congratulations to all those elected! WUSA Students' Council - Arts Jairo Yanez (Team Lex) Aryan Narang (Team STAR) Rebecca Dragusin  Manas Suri (Beeba Bois) The Elections & Referenda Committee...

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Celebrating the women in your life: International Women's Day 2020

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 15:30 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

Today is International Women's Day! This is an important day of celebration that recognizes, appreciates and highlights the extraordinary women in your own lives and around the world. International Women's Day is instrinctly woven into the history...

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Ezra task force report presented to Waterloo council

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 08:15 | Written By: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association

WUSA is pleased to announce that the Unsanctioned Public Gatherings Task Force’s report was received by the Waterloo City Council on Sunday. While not every element of the document is ideal for students, it represents a balanced and multi-...

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WUSA UPass Rebate coming this week!

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 09:00 | Written By: Seneca Velling

We know those of you affected by the recent GRT strike are eagerly awaiting an update on your UPass refunds. We’re happy to let you know we have one for you! A big thank you to UW Student Financial Services for going above and beyond to make...

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Student Voices on Sexual Violence release data results

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 13:00 | Written By: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association

Content warning: References to sexual violence, including sexual violence perpetrated at the University of Waterloo  On February 27, the Council of Ontario Universities released in-depth data from the Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey. The...


Get down with endowment funds: Students' Council opens contributions

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:30 | Written By: Seneca Velling

Students’ Council has opened voluntary student contributions to the two major UW-wide undergraduate endowment funds: the Student Life Endowment Fund (SLEF) and the Enterprise, Opportunity, and Innovation Endowment Fund (EOI). This decision gives...

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Spotlight: Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity, and Equity (RAISE)

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 14:30 | Written By: Aiju Chau

Name: Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity, and Equity (RAISE) Location: Student Life Centre 2141 Launch: 2019 For our Spotlight this week, we'll be taking a closer look at Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity, and Equity (RAISE) and...

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What to Do During Reading Week

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 09:30 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

Whether you’re looking forward to Reading Week as a time to relax or dreading it because of midterms and big assignments due right after, we've got a whole week free from the busy scheduling of classes. While some of you are probably already...

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Treat Yourself this Valentine's Day

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 09:15 | Written By: Aiju Chau

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love, and that most definitely includes love for yourself. With midterms and assignments piling up, it can be difficult to find time to relax and indulge ourselves - which is why I’ve compiled a small list of ...

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2020 election results are in!

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 09:00 | Written By: Katherine Bradshaw

2020 Elections results are in, with a voter turnout of 12.2%! We'd like to thank all the candidates for your time, energy, passion and dedication to students. No matter the results, your efforts did not go unnoticed and we hope you all find...

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Popcorn and Politics: Debate Recap

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 09:30 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

Voting has officially opened for our next WUSA executives! Over the last few weeks, we’ve introduced your candidates, broken down their role responsibilities, and encouraged you to cast your ballot. Last night, they had their last opportunity to...