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UW students face food insecurity

The number of single people accessing food banks in the Waterloo Region has doubled over the past five years from 25 per cent of...

Student Choice Initiative “inconsistent with the law” court rules

The Student Choice Initiative as formulated by the Ford government is unlawful according to the Ontario Divisional Court decision announced on Thursday, Nov. 21....

UW’s $910,185 workplace safety bill

Almost $1 million in workplace safety payments were made to UW employees between 2017 and 2018.  UW employees received $910,185 from Ontario’s Workplace Safety Insurance...

Scam stories continue to unfold

Twelve UW students have come forward about being contacted through their UW emails by fraudulent sites offering them various ways of making money since...

Most Ontario teachers ready to strike

Ontario high school teachers have joined their elementary counterparts in voting overhwlemingly in favour of a strike. The Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation voted 95.5...

UW introduces math for good & evil

The newest course offered by the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program at Grebel may seem like a math course, but, it is open...

UW disability dispute

Engineering student at UW Alexis Blair, filed an application under the human rights code arguing that UW failed to grant her a disability-related fund.  “As...

UW welcomes first Sikh chaplain in university history

Simran Parmar said he’s stepped up to be the first Sikh chaplain at UW to target discrimination within the university and provide a voice...

Holocaust banner defaced

A Holocaust Education Week banner was vandalized with antisemitic political slogans on November 4. The exhibit at which the vandalization occurred was hosted by Hillel Waterloo/Laurier....

Students struggle to access counselling

A UW student was denied an immediate appointment with Counselling Services during Thrive Week because they weren’t booking for mental health issues at the time. Priya...
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