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UWindsor Student is Making Period Product Accessible on Campus

Period Product Partner (PPP) aims to eliminate barriers for people who menstruate, including the monetary concerns that businesses face in trying to help make these products more accessible. They hope to join the community to partner with us to end period poverty. “I was fortunate to have grown up in a home where my access to period products was never a concern. Whenever I needed a product, they were available to me,” said Malott It all changed after my dad had a guest on his radio show speaking about Tampon Tuesday, a local fundraiser, said Malott. "My dad brought me to

By |Wed, Jan 25th, 2023, 11:27AM|News|

The Lance is Hiring Student Journalists

The Lance is hiring two new journalists. It is an in-person and remote contract position for approximately 4-months. The deadline to apply is January 30, 2023. All applicants must apply by sending their resume, cover letter and a sample of their work (if applicable) with the subject line “Journalist Application – The Lance” to editor@thelance.ca. Reporting to the News Director, The Lance Journalist is responsible for the composition of news stories that are objective, balanced, pertinent and without bias to students at the University of Windsor and the wider community. This includes covering on-campus events, elections, administration meetings, sporting events,

By |Wed, Jan 25th, 2023, 10:38AM|News|

International EDM artist James Hype to headline UWSA’s FrostFest concert

World-renowned EDM artist James Hype is set to headline the stage at this year’s FrostFest, hosted by the University of Windsor Students’ Alliance on Feb. 5. Hype is known for his newest remix, “Ferrari” and other songs like “Disconnected,” featuring Tita Lau, and his follow-up, “Good Luck” featuring Pia Mia. Local talent from Windsor-Essex have joined the lineup to open this year’s FrostFest concert. University of Windsor alumni DJ Josh Karmin and DJ Kirzy are set to take the stage before James Hype for an electrifying performance. The FrostFest concert – held annually to kick off the winter semester –

By |Mon, Jan 23rd, 2023, 11:40AM|Arts + Culture|

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|

The Implementation of Brightspace – The New Learning Management System

The University of Windsor begins utilizing Brightspace, the new learning management system, to navigate academic-related tasks. Brightspace gives you access to the course materials and tools to communicate with your instructors, turn in assignments, and check your grades. It is easy to find and complete tasks using the learning management system. Nicole Magcaleng, an Engineering student, says the transition from the blackboard learning system to Brightspace was straightforward. “It was quite easy to transfer from Blackboard to Brightspace because of how simple the interface is. I am a 2nd-year student, I have been using Blackboard for a year, so while

By |Fri, Jan 13th, 2023, 1:50PM|News|

‘New Year, New Me!’: How UWindsor Students are Sticking to Their New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is upon us, Lancers, and this fresh start might just be the perfect time to make that change you’ve been procrastinating for months.  “Our culture seems to value new year’s resolutions as a path towards change,” explains Dr. Carlin Miller, clinical psychologist and University of Windsor psychology professor.  “It’s in the news and on our social media and through social activities with our friends.”  Dominique Pal, a biology student, says that one of her resolutions is to be more consistent with being healthy and staying fit. “I plan to stick to this by holding myself accountable for

By |Fri, Jan 13th, 2023, 1:14PM|Arts + Culture, News|

Windsor Pediatrician is now a Canadian Senator

Image source: Senator Sharon Burey (sencanada.ca) Canada has a new Senator, and she is from Windsor.   Sharon Burey has been a Windsor-based pediatrician for the last 30 years and was fully booked when she received the news of her appointment.   Canada has not had a senator from Windsor in 40 years. Burey described herself as not politically connected but motivated to apply due to a recent push for reform within the senate. Specifically on giving voice to underrepresented groups such as women and visible minorities. This encouraged Burey, who had immigrated to Canada from Jamaica back in 1976, to put

By |Fri, Jan 13th, 2023, 8:31AM|News|

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|

The ‘End-of-Semester Slump’: How Students are Coping With Burnout

Dominique Pal, a biology student, is having a difficult time finding balance.  “I definitely feel more stressed around this time of year because of a combination of final assignments, exams, and the change in weather. There're a lot of pressure to perform at a high level towards the end of the year,” Pal shares.  As the days grow shorter and the deadlines become more frequent, experiences of the end-of-semester slump might become more common.  Katie Chauvin, the Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator for the University of Windsor’s Student Counseling Centre, says that this time of year is often quite stressful

By |Thu, Dec 8th, 2022, 2:42PM|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|
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