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The Impact of Bill C-18 on UWindsor’s Campus Media

Campus media faces challenges with The Online News Act, raising concerns about the accessibility of student journalism.  The Online News Act, or Bill C-18, has been introduced with the objective of compelling companies like Meta to financially contribute to the news shared on their social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.  This raises questions about the implications for student journalism and the accessibility of news through social media.  The consequences of the bill for campus media outlets such as CJAM radio and The Lance are substantial and restrict them from sharing news from those platforms.   Dr. Kyle Asquith, Department

By |Tue, Feb 13th, 2024, 10:08PM|News|

The Extensive Influence of Campus Cybersecurity

Some university students reflect on their encounters with cyber threats in a digital connectivity landscape. Ayesha, a 4th-year Biological Sciences student, recalls a campus-wide cyber-attack during the summer of 2022 that disrupted the university's main web pages. "The recent attacks in the hospitals reminded me of when I was in the middle of my summer semester a year ago. The campus cyber-attack impacted the university's main web pages as well as Uwinsite. It was very frustrating as I could not access essential information for my courses and tuition." Christian Pitre, a Biochemistry alumnus, experienced challenges during the same campus cyber-attack.

By |Sun, Dec 3rd, 2023, 5:37PM|News, Opinions, Technology|

The Impact of the University of Windsor’s Food Pantry

The University of Windsor's student-run food pantry is transforming its offerings, engaging students in evolving their selections and collaborating to address campus food insecurity. Ghallia Hashem, the University of Windsor’s Student Alliance (UWSA) president says there is in an increase in students using the student-run food pantry. "We started the food pantry this summer for this year, and there was an exponential uptick in the number of people who would stop by and take items, compared to last year," Hashem shares. This demand is reflected in the statistics – on average, around 80 people visited the food bank, depleting groceries

By |Wed, Nov 29th, 2023, 9:04AM|News|

Volunteer Internship Program (VIP-CSL): Applications Open

The University of Windsor’s Volunteer Internship Program at the Career Development & Experiential Learning Center (VIP-CSL) is accepting new applications until November 15.  This program is designed to empower students to not only make a meaningful difference in their community but also to equip them with valuable skills for their future careers.  Under the guidance of the Applied Learning Coordinator, Jane Sylvester, the University of Windsor's VIP-CSL program provides students with the opportunity to "make a meaningful difference in their community while gaining valuable skills for their future careers,” says Sylvester.  Sylvester describes the program as "self-directed," making it fit

By |Mon, Nov 6th, 2023, 3:30PM|News|

Demystifying the Midterm Challenge: Expert Strategies and Student Stories

Midterm season is a formidable challenge for students, a labyrinth of stress, late-night study sessions, and looming deadlines. In this feature, we delve into the experiences and perspectives of those who tread this path. What insights can they offer to help their fellow students navigate the midterm maze successfully? Insights from Wizeprep (Wizedemy Inc.)  Amidst the flurry of exams and assignments, the Wizeprep online tutoring service stands as a guiding light. Founded in 2017, the Wizeprep team has dedicated itself to helping students overcome academic challenges during critical times like midterms. Chloe Cabral, one of Wizeprep’s marketing managers, recounts their mission:

By |Mon, Oct 30th, 2023, 3:21PM|Opinions|
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