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University Players Seizes Operation: UWindsor Budget Cuts Affect Student’s Experiential Learning

University of Windsor Dramatic Art students were blindsided by the announcement that the university would cease operations of University Players (UP), an arm of the Dramatic Arts department.  UWindsor President Robert Gordan sent an email on June 18 to the campus community, attributing the cuts to the university’s budget realignment plans.  “The University of Windsor is restructuring two campus service areas as part of a multi-year strategy to balance its base budget.”   The University Players was one of two service areas cut, along with the EPICentre; 10 positions were cut.  Rachel Pitre, an undergraduate student in the Drama and

By |Tue, Jul 9th, 2024, 9:05PM|Arts + Culture, News, Politics|

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’s Special Constable Service Focused on Promoting Community

The University's Campus Community Police has been rebranded as the Special Constable Service, with the goal of supporting students, and creating community.  The name change comes alongside the appointment of Michael Akpata , the superintendent of the Special Constable Service in November 2023. Akpata is a proud UWindsor alum and an active Windsor community member. “I've had the privilege of being on this campus since 1986, and I've watched it grow and there is a community on this campus,” says Akpata.   Akpata spent 21 years with the Windsor Police and later transitioned into roles with IBM, BlackBerry, Mutal Link, and

By |Tue, Mar 26th, 2024, 4:17PM|Feature, News, Opinions|

Unveiling The Daily Hustle: What It’s Like to Be a Student Journalist at The Lance

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a student journalist? What is it like to work at a newspaper?  How do student journalists at The Lance balance completing their coursework and writing stories? This story provides an inside look into the lives of The Lance journalists: Aminah Khan, Montse Pineda, and Hansika Khokhar. 

By |Thu, Jan 25th, 2024, 1:27PM|Feature, News|

Residence Services is Now Hiring

Residence services at the University of Windsor is hiring a residence assistant, and today is the deadline. “This session provided an overview of the Residence assistant (RA) /Community Assistant (CA) job in residence, the skills they can expect to gain from the role, overview of the compensation and application process. It's also a great opportunity for them to speak to current staff members about their experience and get some tips for the application process” says Zoe Rivera Gutierrez, the Residence Team Leader.  Tanzil Kataria, a second-year Psychology student, currently lives on campus and has applied for this position.   “I am

By |Mon, Jan 22nd, 2024, 2:06PM|News|

Beyond Borders: University of Windsor’s Exchange Coordinator Dedicates Career to Cultivating Peace through International Education

Michelle Fitzgerald, a former exchange student, is the exchange coordinator at the University of Windsor.  “I love my job because I get to work with interesting students going out in the world doing interesting things and I get to live vicariously through them,” said Fitzgerald.  Students who participate in one of these exchanges invariably report that it is the single most valuable part of their university experience.  (Image: Duomo di Milano, Italy/ Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ireland/ Venice, Italy, Rijksmuseum Gardens, Netherlands/ Monesterio dos Jerónimos, Portugal/ Duomo di Firenze, Italy/ Sahara Desert, Morocco, Fontana di Trevi, Italy)   (Photo credits: Gabrielle Doey)   “I

By |Tue, Jan 16th, 2024, 2:28AM|Arts + Culture, Feature, News|

EPICentre’s Connect For: Holiday Swap Fosters Sustainability and Community Spirit at the University of Windsor

The University of Windsor Entrepreneurship, Practice, and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) is collaborating with the International Student Centre (ISC) and the University of Windsor Students' Alliance (UWSA) Food Pantry to host an event called Connect For: Holiday Swap.  The event is on Thursday, December 7th, from 4 pm to 6 pm, and they are inviting students, faculty members, and the community to participate.   How does it work?  Between Monday, November 27th and Monday, December 4th, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, you can visit the EPICentre office and donate up to five gently used items such as clothing, books, home décor,

By |Fri, Nov 24th, 2023, 3:55PM|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|
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