Local Content Creators Showcase Windsor-Essex to Thousands of Followers on Social Media

tal content creators who dedicate part of their lives to promoting events, small businesses, local restaurants, and mental health awareness across Windsor-Essex. If you're curious to know how they started posting content, their creative process, and how they have grown their audience and built a career out of social media, keep reading! 

By |Fri, Aug 12th, 2022, 3:54PM|News|

Roe v Morgentaler part 2

(Image: Windsor regional hospital metropolitan campus, credit to Blackburn News) On June 24, 2022, the ruling became official. In a 6-3 decision (Sotomayor, Kagan and Breyer dissented), they ruled in Dobbs v Jackson that the 1973 landmark decision protecting abortion rights across the United States was unconstitutional, and thus the matter was returned to the states.  The premise of the decision is essential that a) abortion is not mentioned in the constitution, and b) since it’s such a controversial topic, only the people and their elected representatives can decide on it. This decision has simultaneously given the power to the

By |Mon, Jul 18th, 2022, 1:17PM|News|

From The Lance to Windsor City Council: a Conversation with Kieran McKenzie

I spoke with Kieran McKenzie, a graduate of the University of Windsor, a former journalist for The Lance, and a city councillor representing Ward 9 in Windsor, Ontario. We discussed how he began his career in politics, how you can do the same, and why it is important for young people to get involved in the community. Sophia Plese: What is your educational experience, and how did you get started in politics? Kieran McKenzie: I attended the University of Windsor, I am a Lancer through and through! I graduated with an honours in political science with a minor in history.

By |Wed, Jun 22nd, 2022, 11:22AM|News, Politics|

The City of Windsor is getting an electric vehicle battery plant: here’s what that means for the University.

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford came to Windsor to attend an announcement by Stellantis, regarding new investments for the Windsor Assembly Plant and the recently announced battery plant set to be built in Windsor.   Background  The European Automaker Stellantis and South Korean battery manufacturer announced in March they would invest in a $4.9 Billion electric battery plant in Windsor, Ontario. This is the first plant of its kind in the entire country. It is set to provide 2500 jobs at the plant alone, plus 10,000 ‘spin-off jobs’.  It will be constructed at

By |Tue, May 31st, 2022, 9:36AM|News|

UWSA Annual General Meeting Adjourned Early Following Contentious Discussion About Proposed By-Law and Policy Amendments and Former President’s Removal

The AGM, scheduled for Monday, April 25 from 5 to 8 p.m., abruptly ended at 7:28 p.m. after a majority of members voted in favor of a motion put forward to adjourn the meeting before all the topics on the agenda had been discussed. Of the 75 members present, 15 voted in favor of the motion, 8 voted against it, and 1 abstained from voting.   Students vocalized concerns regarding proposed By-Law and Policy amendments and asked questions about the former president’s removal. The By-Laws can be viewed here and the policies can be viewed here.  The motion to adjourn was put

By |Thu, May 5th, 2022, 4:07PM|News, Politics|

Environmental Sustainability: Why it’s Important and What You Can Do

Every year, Canadians throw away thirty-one million tonnes of garbage.  Only about 30% of these materials are recycled, leaving the rest to live out their decades (even centuries) long lifespans in landfills, oceans, and environments. Though it may oftentimes be out of sight, it should not be out of mind.   Everybody knows garbage is harmful to the environment. Children grow up attending assemblies where images of sea birds being suffocated by pop can rings are projected onto auditorium screens, yet little is taught about what can be done in everyday life to make a difference.  What is environmental sustainability?  The

By |Mon, May 2nd, 2022, 3:40PM|News|
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