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Meet Your Feds Exec: Amanda Fitzpatrick, VP Student Life

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 09:00 | Written By: Vivien Pham

Whether you’ve seen her on the cover of Imprint, protesting at a student rally, making an appearance in the SLC, or simply raising her hand in one of your Arts classes, Amanda Fitzpatrick is one of the many faces who makes an active effort to ensure...

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Meet Your Feds Exec: Michael Beauchemin, President

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 08:45 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Capturing the spirit of many students at the University of Waterloo, Michael Beauchemin loves to play video games, cook, and is a big fan of fantasy and science fiction. He is currently involved in a Dungeons and Dragons campaign as a scourge...

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4 Easy Steps to Start a Club

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:45 | Written By: Vivien Pham

If you’re looking for a way to get involved with your passions on campus, you are bound to find something that sparks your interest with over 200 clubs and societies underneath the Clubs Listing. Or, you can check out Clubs and Societies Days!...

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Bring Home a New Ride at the Bike Centre Auction

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 12:15 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Looking for a healthy, sustainable way to get around this spring? The Bike Centre is holding its bi-annual second-hand bike auction on Wednesday, May 22 at noon in the Student Life Centre (SLC) Great Hall. “Riding a bike is a health-benefiting...

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2018-2019 Exec Recap

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 12:15 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Now that our 2018-2019 Feds Execs have completed their term and we've welcomed in the 2019-2020 Execs, we wanted to recap some of the achievements the previous Exec accomplished during their term. Vice President Operations & Finance, Kurt...

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Bomber Update

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 14:45 | Written By: Kurt MacMillan

Guest blog by 2018-2019 Vice President Operations Kurt MacMillan. Earlier this year, we asked you what you want to see go in place of The Bombshelter Pub - and we've heard feedback from over 3,000 undergrads! We’re now reviewing that data to...

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Spring 2019 Welcome Week Events Sneak Peek

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 12:45 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Spring is in the air! Whether you’re returning to campus after a co-op term, or re-emerging from the long, cold winter, we have another action packed Welcome Week planned for you. Your favourite events like Sex Toy Bingo, the Ice Cream Social are...

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Academic Affairs Commissioner Exit Blog: Winter 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 14:15 | Written By: Shehnoor Nasir

Guest blog by Shehnoor Nasir. I was whisked into the role of an Academic Affairs Commissioner midyear, and it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I was tremendously excited for the position, although I did experience...

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Co-op Affairs Commissioner Exit Blog Winter 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 11:30 | Written By: Connor Plante

Guest blog by Co-op Affairs Commissioner Connor Plante. As my time as the Feds Co-op Affairs Commissioner comes to an end, I wanted to take a moment to look back at the year that was. This role gave me a little bit of everything from challenges...


Earth Hour Festival 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 16:15 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead Through local events and workshops, Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) aims to increase...

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New Equity Commissioner Position Created

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 15:15 | Written By: Savannah Richardson & Amanda Fitzpatrick

Guest blog by outgoing Vice President Student Life Savannah Richardson and incoming Vice President Student Life Amanda Fitzpatrick. We're excited to announce that we have created a new Commissioner role to focus on equity, which will begin in...

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Future of the Feds Brand

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

Federation of Students, your University of Waterloo undergraduate student union, is undergoing a brand review! We’re seeking your feedback about the Feds brand so that we can make changes to better connect with you, our members, moving forward. We’...