Hansika Khokhar

Juggling Academics and Life: A Part-Time Student’s Journey at UWindsor

Jeannee Lucier, a part-time student says, “part-time studies benefit mature students like me who are returning to school to finish a degree 30 years after starting it.” Lucier is an undergraduate student pursuing Psychology Honours and is in her final year.  At the University of Windsor, there are over 3000 part-time students enrolled. “The University of Windsor was very supportive to me as they navigated the process of returning to school as a part-time student in September of 2020, during COVID with all classes taking place online. These classes allowed me to work at my own pace, review lectures, and

By |Thu, Mar 30th, 2023, 1:29PM|Feature, News, Opinions|

The VP Student Life disqualified following UWSA election committee unanimous decision

The University of Windsor's Student Alliance's (UWSA) Election Committee disqualified the Vice President of Student Life, Veronica Beia.   The committee released a statement to the UWSA's Instagram on Sunday evening, citing a breach of the election policy. The statement says the decision cannot be appealed.   794 votes were cast for the position. Beia won with 340 votes.  The statement mentioned a breach of Section 70: Campaigning Rules. The election committee unanimously voted and overturned the original ruling of CRO and disqualified the candidate. Section 70.01 Campaigning states three points that must be followed:  Pre-campaigning   Responsibility  Rules of Fair

By |Mon, Mar 13th, 2023, 12:36PM|News|

Education meets Health: University of Windsor and Windsor-Essex Health Unit’s Strategic Alliance

(Photo by: University of Windsor, official Facebook Page) The University of Windsor and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) announce a campus partnership.  The strategic alliance will bring together their expertise in education and health to improve the health of the local community.   The alliance, which kicked off in 2022, is a landmark partnership that is expected to have an impact on the health and well-being of Windsor students and community members.  "It is exciting to be able to co-locate and explore joint programming opportunities with WECHU,” said the University of Windsor President and Vice-Chancellor Robert Gordon. “This strategic

By |Sat, Feb 18th, 2023, 3:52PM|News|

Looking Back, Looking Forward

UWindsor president Robert Gordon says the University of Windsor is focused on improving the student experience at the University of Windsor.   The strategic plan for the university is the guiding piece for the next five years and currently is in its final stage of document review and feedback.     "We have received significant feedback and there is still an opportunity for others to visit the Aspire website and provide some feedback on the documents and direction," added Dr. Gordon.  Aspire: Together for Tomorrow is the planning process of the University of Windsor's next strategic plan. UWindsor

By |Sun, Feb 12th, 2023, 5:46PM|News|

New Food Service introduced in UWindsor

The University of Windsor students are adjusting to the new food services on campus but looking for expanded programming.  Sodexo, a third party, has taken over for UWindsor’s Food Services, this semester.  "Sodexo is now in charge of all the food operations on campus with an ultimate goal to extend hours of operation and have inclusivity in terms of food provided," says Chef Paola Vasapolli.  Dinner is served from 4:30 pm- 7:00 pm in the University Club in Vanier hall for all three residential buildings. Students voiced concern over the timing, and hope Sodexo will implement expanded hours and more

By |Fri, Feb 3rd, 2023, 9:25PM|News|

Justin Trudeau visits the University of Windsor

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the University of Windsor’s Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy (CHARGE) lab to speak with students and faculty. The CHARGE lab is the developmental hub of all innovative technologies for electric vehicles. After this, he had a 1--hour roundtable conference with all the students currently working on the lab's projects, followed by a 20 minutes tour of the facilities in the engineering building. "The Prime Minister's office did visit the university as part of the bigger tour of Windsor as well as Canada itself with a main focus on electric vehicles and Supply

By |Wed, Jan 18th, 2023, 9:24AM|News|

UWindsor Alum Promotes The Importance of Yoga

The new Toldo Lancer Centre (TLC) at the University of Windsor aims to enhance the student experience and promote campus spirit. Starting this semester, the Lancer Recreation centre has introduced various programs for students including dance, sports, and yoga. Nicole Daignault, a.k.a. Coco is one of the yoga instructors at the Lancer recreation centre.  Coco graduated from the University of Windsor with a Psychology honours with thesis degree in 1997. Her thesis focused on early detection of breast cancer in women.  She created a device to help women self-screen. After research, it was found that the device created by Coco

By |Mon, Jan 16th, 2023, 8:47PM|Feature|

A Chapter of Jack.org at the University of Windsor

The University of Windsor prioritizes mental health for all its students and faculty members. It is now an active chapter in the Jack Organization.  Jack.org is a Canadian charity organization training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health. It aims to work with young people to teach them about mental health and how to look after others' mental health.   "1/7 youth in Canada report having suicidal thoughts. This is the leading health-related cause of death for young people in Canada. Canada has the 3rd highest rate of youth suicide in the industrial world. Though this fact underscores a state

By |Tue, Dec 13th, 2022, 12:08PM|News|

An Introduction to the Odette Commerce Society

The Odette Commerce Society (OCS) is a student organization within the Odette School of Business that links the student body, faculty, and community partners. It was established in the year 1953. OCS has since been an umbrella organization for ratified Odette clubs and continues to provide events that enhance the personal and professional growth and development of business students. Every undergraduate student of business at the University of Windsor is a general member of the OCS and has voting rights to elect their council members. They are also given the ability to sit in Full-Council meetings. With a mission to

By |Mon, Dec 5th, 2022, 9:25AM|News|

How to lead a stress-free life while balancing work and school?

University of Windsor students returned to campus this Fall, as most of the courses were in person. After three long years of online classes, it has been overwhelming for most students to come back in person. It has been a sudden shift from being able to work from home and study to juggling between work and school in person. While balancing work and school, students often neglect their health. In terms of mental health, having too much stress can cause severe problems in the future course of one's life. We must learn how to manage our stress and take care

By |Wed, Nov 30th, 2022, 6:58PM|News|
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