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The Extensive Influence of Campus Cybersecurity

Some university students reflect on their encounters with cyber threats in a digital connectivity landscape. Ayesha, a 4th-year Biological Sciences student, recalls a campus-wide cyber-attack during the summer of 2022 that disrupted the university's main web pages. "The recent attacks in the hospitals reminded me of when I was in the middle of my summer semester a year ago. The campus cyber-attack impacted the university's main web pages as well as Uwinsite. It was very frustrating as I could not access essential information for my courses and tuition." Christian Pitre, a Biochemistry alumnus, experienced challenges during the same campus cyber-attack.

By |Sun, Dec 3rd, 2023, 5:37PM|News, Opinions, Technology|

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|

University of Windsor’s Environmental Activists

Environmental activism is a top priority for these three campus community members; Dr. Rita Haase, Jana Jandal Alrifai, and Rajaa Berry.  “I still ride my bicycle when I come on campus. I am completely against plastic and the University of Windsor should ban plastic bottles altogether. I want everyone to work with nature and not against it,” said Haase.      Dr. Rita Haase  A message to the UWindsor community from Dr. Rita Haase  Haase currently teaches the course Women, Power, and Environment and still practices sustainability.  “My thinking was that this campus was poor in biodiversity and beautification was

By |Mon, Nov 13th, 2023, 6:52PM|Feature, Opinions|

Traditions Across Borders: Diwali at UWindsor

Diwali, the festival of lights, is around the corner and UWindsor students are finding ways to celebrate in Windsor.    “Being away from home on Diwali brings a bittersweet mixture of nostalgia and gratitude. It was always a great experience to cool off and spend time with your loved ones,” said Farhan Jawed Khan, the President of the Indian Student’s Association at UWindsor.  “Being a part of the ISA has been a great experience. Leading a team committed to celebrating and sharing our rich Indian heritage is a truly fulfilling experience. Our ‘Dezi Diwali’ event this Friday, November 10th, promises

By |Thu, Nov 9th, 2023, 6:58PM|Arts + Culture, News|

A UWindsor Student’s Journey Through Freelancing

Today, students are redefining the narrative by not just excelling in their academic endeavors but also digging into the world of freelancing! Meet Mya, Sean, and Montse, three UWindsor students who have not only embraced their academic responsibilities but have also embarked on a freelancing journey that has significantly shaped their personal and professional lives. Join us as we delve into their journey, examining the strategies, challenges, and successes that have defined their unique paths as freelancers while pursuing their degrees.  Mya Bezaire is an undergraduate student in her fourth year of Communication, Media, and Film (CMF) at the University

By |Mon, Nov 6th, 2023, 1:43PM|Feature, Opinions|

Demystifying the Midterm Challenge: Expert Strategies and Student Stories

Midterm season is a formidable challenge for students, a labyrinth of stress, late-night study sessions, and looming deadlines. In this feature, we delve into the experiences and perspectives of those who tread this path. What insights can they offer to help their fellow students navigate the midterm maze successfully? Insights from Wizeprep (Wizedemy Inc.)  Amidst the flurry of exams and assignments, the Wizeprep online tutoring service stands as a guiding light. Founded in 2017, the Wizeprep team has dedicated itself to helping students overcome academic challenges during critical times like midterms. Chloe Cabral, one of Wizeprep’s marketing managers, recounts their mission:

By |Mon, Oct 30th, 2023, 3:21PM|Opinions|

Cats Against Catcalling: Shedding Light on Sexual Harassment on Halloween

The Prevent Resist Support (PRS) Team is running their annual Cats Against Catcalling event today in the CAW Student Centre. This annual event, which is run by the PRS office and supported by the UWSA’s Womxn’s Centre, aims to educate the campus community about consent during Halloween, as well as introducing the campus community to adoptable kittens with the help of the Windsor Humane Society.  “Cats Against Catcalls is a yearly campaign that we run around Halloween each year.! It's an opportunity for us to share information about sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is any comment or conduct against an individual

By |Mon, Oct 30th, 2023, 10:55AM|Arts + Culture, 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|

The Lance looks at how students are spending their summers

Summer break is underway for UWindsor students, and they are heading to their hometowns, attending fairs at the Windsor Waterfront, and taking part in new activities across the region. The Lance explores how students are spending their summers.  Shubham Malhotra  Shubham Malhotra is a 4-year Computer Science student. He is an international student who is currently spending his summer break in his hometown, New Delhi.   “During summer breaks, I find solace in returning to my hometown, Delhi. It is a time for relaxation and recharge that allows me to take a break from my hectic schedule. Spending quality time with

By |Tue, Jul 18th, 2023, 4:14PM|Feature, News|

Finding Your Place: How Joining a University Club Can Change Your Experience

Being a part of a student group during university years is a valuable experience that can significantly benefit a student's academic and personal life. Joining a student group allows students to connect with peers with similar interests and passions, creating a sense of community and a supportive network.   The following students shared their journey of getting involved with student groups, how it impacted their university journey, and advice for students trying to get involved!  Lekha Patel  Lekha Patel is a second-year nursing student at the University of Windsor. She is actively involved in campus events and is currently the

By |Thu, Apr 6th, 2023, 11:35AM|Feature, Opinions|
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