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No layoffs planned at UW, food services employees still being paid

UW has made no decisions or announcements concerning layoffs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “There are still some essential workers on campus and other...

Emergency student fund endorsed by Waterloo housing activists

Student housing advocates are endorsing an emergency fund for UW students.  The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) partnered with UW to launch the Student Emergency...

COVID-19 costing students their co-op

One student, who wished to remain anonymous, told Imprint she was forced to terminate her work term early since she felt unsafe at work. "I...

How universities in Canada responded to COVID-19

Decision-making bodies, such as governments, churn out policy upon policy in hopes of mitigating any impacts the COVID-19 pandemic may have, including impacts on...

Ford backs down on education changes

Last March, the Ford government announced significant changes to high school education programs across the province, causing a stir among educators and parents alike. Citing...

The real reasons why international students pay higher tuition fees

International students are a staple of any Canadian university and integral to the financial buoyancy of our post-secondary education system. 1 - How much do...

Convocation postponed, virtual ceremony in June

In order to practice social distancing, UW announced that they will not be holding in-person convocations in June. "Having the chance to meet and celebrate...

COVID-19 on co-op: Student safety faces off against profits in a pandemic

Compared to most other post-secondary institutions, UW had an extra wrench thrown into their decision making during the COVID-19 pandemic: coop. While it’s easy for...

COVID-19 threatens KW businesses

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across the KW region are facing huge reductions in revenue, with many closing down for the...

Ezra Ave. empty on St. Patrick’s Day following COVID-19 outbreak

Last year, Ezra street’s St. Patrick's Day party hosted over 33,000 people on Mar. 17 — this year, Waterloo Regional Police Officers were the...
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