The Ultimate List of Student Events in September
Summer Is over, but don't worry because September will be a month full of entertainment and opportunities to engage on campus. Keep reading to find some of the most exciting things happening soon.
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!
UWindsor Students Create Windsor-Specific Meme Accounts to Cheer Up Community in Covid Times
What do you get when you put together a pandemic, the ensuing social isolation and boredom, and Internet-savvy college students? Memes, of course. Assuming you don’t live under a rock, you have surely noticed that a variety of meme accounts lightly poking fun at the University of Windsor and the city of Windsor have recently cropped up on social media. These accounts have garnered the attention of thousands of students and Windsorites alike and have provided an outlet for lighthearted fun in these desolate times. The Lance reached out to the creators behind these accounts to learn why they decided
Zoom-Trolling: A Weapon for Discrimination or a Tool for Social Change?
Rather than a mere tool for playing pranks or a weapon to spread obscenity and hatred, Zoom-trolling is simultaneously a new, accessible, and powerful tool of civil disobedience.
The Rise of Discord Among Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic roughly a year and a half ago, students have had to get creative to connect with others and make friends. Lockdowns, social distancing mandates, and the transition from in-person to mainly online schooling at various colleges and universities, including UWindsor, have precluded young people from socializing with their peers in person. However, Discord, the online chatting platform, seems to have afforded them a viable alternative. THE DISCORD ORIGIN STORY According to the company, Discord was originally created in 2015 as a platform where gamers could build communities and chat but has since attracted
How student voters are impacting Federal elections
It was an ordinary day for Grant Connolly, 23, a University of Windsor student on his way to cast an advanced ballot in the 2021 federal election. Accompanied by his family, Connolly said he was excited to cast his vote in Belle River, Ont. knowing he was completing his civic duty as a Canadian citizen. “I felt like I am exercising my right as a Canadian citizen,” said Connolly. “The fact that we live in a country that my vote can be heard ... every vote matters and every vote counts.” An issue which really pushed Connolly to the polls