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UWindsor Students Share Their Favourite Spots to Study on Campus

The University of Windsor has a number of places to study. On-campus and off-campus choices, as well as individual study and group study, depending on what works best for you. From popular cafés to undiscovered corners of academic buildings. These students reveal the top study spots at the University in preparation for the fall semester final exams. Leddy Library Leddy Library offers a range of study spaces. “My favourite campus study spot is in Leddy library in the West Wing on those leather couches”, says Nawal Jasey, a fourth-year English Literature and Creative Writing student. “I like to be a

By |Wed, Dec 14th, 2022, 1:41PM|Opinions|

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|

We’ve Returned to Campus- but how do UWindsor Students Really Feel?

University of Windsor students started to return to campus this term.   This move came following nearly two years of virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it is not exactly business as usual, as enhanced safety measures are prevalent throughout campus. What may be more obvious, though, is the enthusiasm that many students are feeling about being back.  “I [like] coming to the University and attending class because it’s more interactive,” student Diksha says. “In an online class, the lecture is going on and you’re listening, but there’s no [actual] interaction.”  Feelings of isolation that come along with

By |Tue, Mar 29th, 2022, 3:15PM|News|

Pants-less Zoom Presentations and Full-Glam ’Fits: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Fashion

It’s been two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything about our lives has changed, from the ways we eat to the ways we get around. The way we dress has changed as well. With nowhere to go and no one to see, many of us have adopted a much more casual look—perhaps a little too casual, as attested by the many headlines of public figures accidentally revealing that they were not wearing pants during a Zoom session. But has everyone adopted a more lax sense of style during these unprecedented times? We reached out to UWindsor students

By |Fri, Mar 18th, 2022, 9:16AM|Arts + Culture, News|

Hungry on UWindsor Campus? Here are Some of the Best Spots to Grab a Bite to Eat

The University of Windsor is surrounded by a wide variety of restaurants and cafes- a quick Google search of ‘restaurants near UWindsor’ will leave you overwhelmed with dozens of options. To help make the decision a bit easier, this article will take you through some of the best spots on and around campus to stop for a meal between classes.    Green Bean Café is a quaint and cozy spot located on the lower level of the University Community Church at 2320 Wyandotte Street West, and it might just be the best place around campus to do some studying over

By |Fri, Feb 25th, 2022, 2:44PM|Arts + Culture, News|

From Recording Engineer to Retail Worker to Future Lawyer: Nick’s Experience of University as a Thirtysomething Mature Student

Nick is a double-major in Political Science and Philosophy at UWindsor. He's the President of UWindsor's Philosophy Club and assistant editor to the University's academic journal Informal Logic. Currently in his fourth year, he will be pursuing his Master's degree in Philosophy in the Fall 2022 semester. Afterwards, he will be attending Windsor Law in order to become a human rights lawyer. Nick is also a mature student. He began his university career in his thirties and has worked a variety of jobs from the music industry to retail before going back to school. He dealt with undiagnosed ADHD until

By |Mon, Feb 14th, 2022, 9:55AM|Arts + Culture, News|

UWindsor’s (Long Awaited) Return to Campus

The University of Windsor will return to in-person learning on January 31.  On January 17, a second statement was released by University President Dr. Robert Gordon and Interim Provost Dr. Patti Weir containing information regarding the return to campus, in line with their December 17 announcement, which promised to give two weeks' notice prior to the return. It outlines the measures the University will be taking to keep campus safe: COVID-19 vaccination policy Daily screening requirements through a self-assessment questionnaire  Building access protocols (QR code scanning)  Heightened on-campus contact tracing  Masking and physical distance requirements  Encouragement of hand and respiratory

By |Tue, Jan 25th, 2022, 2:12PM|News|

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

By |Mon, Sep 27th, 2021, 8:46AM|News, Technology|
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