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A conversation with Vivek Goel, UW’s new president

As of July 1, the University of Waterloo welcomed a new president. Vivek Goel is an accomplished physician, researcher and academic administrator, whose work...

A reflection on Asian Heritage Month

On May 25, the University of Waterloo’s President’s Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) held a virtual event called the “Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging.”  The...

WUSA elections witness low voter turnout

Student politics at UW experienced low student engagement this year. Of the 34,084 eligible voters, the number of students who participated was 1,729.  “The 2021...

Meritocracy in Canada

In October last year, CNN nominated “The Meritocracy Trap” by Daniel Markovits as its Book of the Week. I finally got a chance to...

Changes to OSAP for 2020-2021: What’s new and how student groups...

Many changes have been made to the OSAP process this year. These changes include an information module that outlines the information that needs to be...

UW alumni teaching improv at ‘The Second City’

What do you get when you cross strict orders to stay at home, UW alumni, and one of the largest comedy institutions in the...

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...

We are students, not machines

Every time I ask someone, “Have you been getting enough sleep?” I get a giggle, a sigh, and a response saying “of course not.” They...

Is Health Services a trans safe space?

Alex McEwin is raising awareness on equity-based issues with UWaterloo Health Services’ medical procedures and Registrar Office’s name change policy.  McEwin said students are receiving...