UWindsor Students

New Food Service introduced in UWindsor

The University of Windsor students are adjusting to the new food services on campus but looking for expanded programming.  Sodexo, a third party, has taken over for UWindsor’s Food Services, this semester.  "Sodexo is now in charge of all the food operations on campus with an ultimate goal to extend hours of operation and have inclusivity in terms of food provided," says Chef Paola Vasapolli.  Dinner is served from 4:30 pm- 7:00 pm in the University Club in Vanier hall for all three residential buildings. Students voiced concern over the timing, and hope Sodexo will implement expanded hours and more

By |Fri, Feb 3rd, 2023, 9:25PM|News|

UWindsor Student is Making Period Product Accessible on Campus

Period Product Partner (PPP) aims to eliminate barriers for people who menstruate, including the monetary concerns that businesses face in trying to help make these products more accessible. They hope to join the community to partner with us to end period poverty. “I was fortunate to have grown up in a home where my access to period products was never a concern. Whenever I needed a product, they were available to me,” said Malott It all changed after my dad had a guest on his radio show speaking about Tampon Tuesday, a local fundraiser, said Malott. "My dad brought me to

By |Wed, Jan 25th, 2023, 11:27AM|News|

UWindsor Alum Promotes The Importance of Yoga

The new Toldo Lancer Centre (TLC) at the University of Windsor aims to enhance the student experience and promote campus spirit. Starting this semester, the Lancer Recreation centre has introduced various programs for students including dance, sports, and yoga. Nicole Daignault, a.k.a. Coco is one of the yoga instructors at the Lancer recreation centre.  Coco graduated from the University of Windsor with a Psychology honours with thesis degree in 1997. Her thesis focused on early detection of breast cancer in women.  She created a device to help women self-screen. After research, it was found that the device created by Coco

By |Mon, Jan 16th, 2023, 8:47PM|Feature|

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|

A Chapter of Jack.org at the University of Windsor

The University of Windsor prioritizes mental health for all its students and faculty members. It is now an active chapter in the Jack Organization.  Jack.org is a Canadian charity organization training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health. It aims to work with young people to teach them about mental health and how to look after others' mental health.   "1/7 youth in Canada report having suicidal thoughts. This is the leading health-related cause of death for young people in Canada. Canada has the 3rd highest rate of youth suicide in the industrial world. Though this fact underscores a state

By |Tue, Dec 13th, 2022, 12:08PM|News|

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|

Check out the Womxn’s Centre – A safe haven designed for students on campus

The Womxn’s Centre is a University of Windsor Student Alliance (UWSA) service, providing a safe space and welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and expressions. It has many resources for various programs and centers around Windsor that focus specifically on gender-based issues and support for women at all stages of life. The mission statement of the Womxn’s Centre: “Advocacy of the fundamental rights of womankind, to educate others on issues surrounding women and to promote and enhance the status of women.” The Womxn's Centre staff consists of 15 student volunteers The centre works alongside the Office of Sexual Violence

By |Tue, Nov 29th, 2022, 11:50AM|News|

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|

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|
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