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TEDxUW 2021: 2020 Vision

UW hosted a free, virtual TEDx event on Saturday, Feb. 19 that featured a wide array of speakers on various subjects. Kate Bendall, a...

The importance of sports

From the era of the ancient Greeks wrestling in the coliseums of Athens to modern competitions, sports have remained a cardinal element of human...

New UW club seeks to reduce child abuse

A new club at the University of Waterloo, UW Against Child Abuse (UW ACA), is working to reduce the mistreatment of children by sharing...

Thrive Month, Building positive mental health for all

Within the past five years, the number of university students suffering from mental health conditions has risen significantly. According to a report from the...

Good mental health a prerequisite for good athletic performance

There is growing evidence that good mental health correlates with good athletic performance and that mental health disorders in athletes are more common than...

UW students develop mental health tracker

With reports of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on mental health, the need for mental health resources is being advocated for on a large scale....

Face coverings can increase distress experienced by people with social anxiety,...

Findings from University of Waterloo researchers suggest that mask-wearing, a protective measure against disease transmission, can increase distress experienced by individuals with social anxiety.  “I...

UW to receive part of Ontario’s $2 million funding for mental...

On May 28, the Ontario government announced that it will provide $2.39 million to students in post-secondary institutions to build on and ameliorate mental...

Are conservative parents a threat to our mental growth?

As students, we know that strict parents are hardly uncommon. Unlike the lucky ones, we had curfews and rules, and some of us were...

Mental health program launching in Waterloo region

On May 21, Explore Waterloo Region and the Region of Waterloo announced that they are launching a mental health and well-being pilot program for...