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Declutter for Good: Where to Donate as You Move Out!

Students at the University of Windsor are getting ready to move out of their accommodations as the Winter semester ends, finding themselves with a pile of items they no longer need. Instead of throwing these things away, why not donate them to someone in need? Here are some resources for students looking to make donations before moving out. 

By |Fri, Apr 19th, 2024, 11:39AM|News|

UWindsor Students Hope for More Empowering Women’s Events After NetworkHER

The University of Windsor’s EPICentre hosted NetworkHER: Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs to celebrate female leaders in Canada and the US for International Women's Day. The event held in collaboration with the Embassy and Consulates of the United States, sought to celebrate students and community members.

By |Tue, Mar 5th, 2024, 11:04PM|Arts + Culture, Feature, News, Opinions|

The Impact of the University of Windsor’s Food Pantry

The University of Windsor's student-run food pantry is transforming its offerings, engaging students in evolving their selections and collaborating to address campus food insecurity. Ghallia Hashem, the University of Windsor’s Student Alliance (UWSA) president says there is in an increase in students using the student-run food pantry. "We started the food pantry this summer for this year, and there was an exponential uptick in the number of people who would stop by and take items, compared to last year," Hashem shares. This demand is reflected in the statistics – on average, around 80 people visited the food bank, depleting groceries

By |Wed, Nov 29th, 2023, 9:04AM|News|

Showcasing UWindsor Student Innovators and Startups

Meet Nourin Ahmed and Wilson Ler - two student entrepreneurs from the University of Windsor who show that pursuing a degree and dreams can go hand in hand.  Nourin Ahmed is pursuing a Master of Science in Computer Science program in Artificial Intelligence. She founded Rentee, a service designed to offer virtual property tours to international students and newcomers to Canada. Her platform ensures a more transparent leasing process to reduce the risk of rental scams.    "We provide a unique solution by combining real-time video technology with local insights to offer a trustworthy house-hunting experience," said Nourin. "Our goal is

By |Wed, Nov 22nd, 2023, 12:32PM|Feature, News, Opinions|

Volunteer Internship Program (VIP-CSL): Applications Open

The University of Windsor’s Volunteer Internship Program at the Career Development & Experiential Learning Center (VIP-CSL) is accepting new applications until November 15.  This program is designed to empower students to not only make a meaningful difference in their community but also to equip them with valuable skills for their future careers.  Under the guidance of the Applied Learning Coordinator, Jane Sylvester, the University of Windsor's VIP-CSL program provides students with the opportunity to "make a meaningful difference in their community while gaining valuable skills for their future careers,” says Sylvester.  Sylvester describes the program as "self-directed," making it fit

By |Mon, Nov 6th, 2023, 3:30PM|News|

The Lance is Now Hiring Student Journalists

Job Title Journalist Type Paid Contract (approx. 8 months) Department News Team Location 401 Sunset, Windsor, ON Reports To News Director Remote? In-person & remote Compensation  $100 per story Travel Required? Travel within Windsor-Essex Region Date Posted August 10, 2023 Apply By August 25, 2023   All applicants must apply by sending their resume, cover letter, and a sample of their journalism work (mandatory) with the subject line “Journalist Application – The Lance” by email 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

By |Tue, Aug 15th, 2023, 4:26PM|News|

University of Windsor students share their stories about the importance of International Women’s Day

Loveive Hall, a Communication, Media and Film student says International Women's Day and Women's History Month is a time to remember the importance of intersectionality and celebrate all women. "I tell women and students at Windsor to remember the importance of intersectionality and to continue to break the glass ceiling. Feminism should recognize the many factors that can shape a woman's everyday experience and reality. No woman should be left behind. Instead, we should try our best to understand that women's rights are not one-size-fits-all. We are all unique and beautiful in our own way." "Quinta Brunson broke the glass

By |Wed, Mar 8th, 2023, 6:08PM|News|

Is ChatGPT beneficial or detrimental to students and professors?

Dave Cormier, digital learning specialist and Nick Baker, Director of the Office of Open Learning explore ChatGPT and the impact of learning at the University of Windsor.  “AI generated content is here to stay and students need to learn how to use it ethically,” said Baker. Baker said New York City public schools were first to ban ChatGPT. “The ban is not going to make much difference; instead professors should teach students how to use it effectively.” “ChatGPT is a primitive version of what is coming. It has the potential to do to education, what the calculator did to math

By |Thu, Feb 9th, 2023, 9:10PM|News|
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