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PENdemic pen pal program connects students throughout Canada

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, many students feel more alone than ever.  “After the abrupt school closure, the loss of extracurricular activities and...

UW mistakenly told employers to cut work-study hours. They haven’t issued...

UW issued a work-study program application form for employers, indicating that this semester’s work-study hours would be reduced.  But UW is now saying there will...

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 on co-op: Student safety faces off against profits in a...

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...

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...

Waterloo residences ask students to leave as COVID-19 pandemic halts the...

Days after all in-person classes were cancelled at UW, the athletic and recreational facilities on campus have completely closed, and UW students were asked...

More Google co-ops for UW?

It’s still unclear if there will be more co-op positions for UW students at Google following the expansion of the company’s offices in KW,...

Sanction Ezra Street parties or stop complaining

  This city hates its golden goose. Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge is home to Canada’s eleventh-highest median income, in no small part because of its universities. But every year...

Resources for International students

You have just begun your studies at UW as an international student, you find yourself in a completely new environment, facing new challenges that...

WUSA elections: What you need to know

On January 27, Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) officially released their nominations for the upcoming Winter 2020 election. Candidates for President, Vice President Education,...