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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|

The Lance is Hiring Student Journalists

The Lance is hiring two new journalists. It is an in-person and remote contract position for approximately 4-months. The deadline to apply is January 30, 2023. All applicants must apply by sending their resume, cover letter and a sample of their work (if applicable) with the subject line “Journalist Application – The Lance” 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 to students at the University of Windsor and the wider community. This includes covering on-campus events, elections, administration meetings, sporting events,

By |Wed, Jan 25th, 2023, 10:38AM|News|

International EDM artist James Hype to headline UWSA’s FrostFest concert

World-renowned EDM artist James Hype is set to headline the stage at this year’s FrostFest, hosted by the University of Windsor Students’ Alliance on Feb. 5. Hype is known for his newest remix, “Ferrari” and other songs like “Disconnected,” featuring Tita Lau, and his follow-up, “Good Luck” featuring Pia Mia. Local talent from Windsor-Essex have joined the lineup to open this year’s FrostFest concert. University of Windsor alumni DJ Josh Karmin and DJ Kirzy are set to take the stage before James Hype for an electrifying performance. The FrostFest concert – held annually to kick off the winter semester –

By |Mon, Jan 23rd, 2023, 11:40AM|Arts + Culture|

Justin Trudeau visits the University of Windsor

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the University of Windsor’s Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy (CHARGE) lab to speak with students and faculty. The CHARGE lab is the developmental hub of all innovative technologies for electric vehicles. After this, he had a 1--hour roundtable conference with all the students currently working on the lab's projects, followed by a 20 minutes tour of the facilities in the engineering building. "The Prime Minister's office did visit the university as part of the bigger tour of Windsor as well as Canada itself with a main focus on electric vehicles and Supply

By |Wed, Jan 18th, 2023, 9:24AM|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|

The Implementation of Brightspace – The New Learning Management System

The University of Windsor begins utilizing Brightspace, the new learning management system, to navigate academic-related tasks. Brightspace gives you access to the course materials and tools to communicate with your instructors, turn in assignments, and check your grades. It is easy to find and complete tasks using the learning management system. Nicole Magcaleng, an Engineering student, says the transition from the blackboard learning system to Brightspace was straightforward. “It was quite easy to transfer from Blackboard to Brightspace because of how simple the interface is. I am a 2nd-year student, I have been using Blackboard for a year, so while

By |Fri, Jan 13th, 2023, 1:50PM|News|

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|

UWindsor Encourages Students to Mask Up

The University of Windsor is reminding students that ‘strict compliance to mask policy is required.’  In an email recently sent out to the UWindsor community, the university is encouraging mask wearing indoors, even if proper physical distancing is being maintained. The message comes following a provincial rise in COVID-19, the flu, and RSV.  Healthcare systems have been overwhelmed by this triple threat, and hospitals throughout the province are past full capacity. The university writes that ‘the cooperation of our campus community towards keeping each other healthy will also serve to minimize the burden on our healthcare system.  Dr. Kieran Moore,

By |Tue, Nov 29th, 2022, 1:08PM|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|

Windsor Symphony Orchestra hosts World Premier

Image credit: Capitol Theatre | Windsor Symphony OrchestraEducation & Community Partners (capitoltheatrewindsor.ca) The University of Windsor-based choir will perform with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra (WSO) at the Capitol Theatre, downtown this weekend.  The concert is titled ‘World connections through Music’ and features the work of two noted performers. The first is the work by Iranian-British composer Farhad Poupel, titled ‘The Legend of Bijan and Manijeh’, drawn from a 10th century Persian epic poem titled Shahnameh.   This weekend’s performance is its world premier. According to the WSO website, Farhad Poupel describes the structure as ‘the battle between dark and light’’

By |Fri, Nov 18th, 2022, 11:10AM|News|
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