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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|

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|

The VP Student Life disqualified following UWSA election committee unanimous decision

The University of Windsor's Student Alliance's (UWSA) Election Committee disqualified the Vice President of Student Life, Veronica Beia.   The committee released a statement to the UWSA's Instagram on Sunday evening, citing a breach of the election policy. The statement says the decision cannot be appealed.   794 votes were cast for the position. Beia won with 340 votes.  The statement mentioned a breach of Section 70: Campaigning Rules. The election committee unanimously voted and overturned the original ruling of CRO and disqualified the candidate. Section 70.01 Campaigning states three points that must be followed:  Pre-campaigning   Responsibility  Rules of Fair

By |Mon, Mar 13th, 2023, 12:36PM|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|

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|

Plan of Action: Dealing with the safety concerns on campus

The University of Windsor witnessed several safety concerns on campus after two students were reportedly followed to their cars late at night in October. It happened on consecutive days, late at night. According to the official report released by the UWSA on Tuesday, 4th October, the first incident happened on Monday, around 11 pm, after which it was reported to the campus police. "There was a female on campus that a hooded man unfortunately chased to her car, and this incident happened twice," stated Alanna, the current UWSA president. The public statement made by the director of campus police, Matthew

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

Student support services at UWindsor

UWindsor students are preparing to head into exam season. The Lance wants to remind students that  The University of Windsor’s Student Alliance (UWSA) & the Student Success and Leadership Centre (SSLC) run services to help support students.  Below are two of their services; The Peer Support Centre and the Writing Support Desk. Peer Support Centre (UWSA) The Peer Support Centre provides a safe space for students to reach out to peer support volunteers and assist with navigating resources. Azza Shurutty, a second-year undergraduate student and volunteer said she enjoys her work at the centre and helping students. "People always ask for support, and

By |Fri, Nov 11th, 2022, 5:09AM|News|

UWSA Annual General Meeting Adjourned Early Following Contentious Discussion About Proposed By-Law and Policy Amendments and Former President’s Removal

The AGM, scheduled for Monday, April 25 from 5 to 8 p.m., abruptly ended at 7:28 p.m. after a majority of members voted in favor of a motion put forward to adjourn the meeting before all the topics on the agenda had been discussed. Of the 75 members present, 15 voted in favor of the motion, 8 voted against it, and 1 abstained from voting.   Students vocalized concerns regarding proposed By-Law and Policy amendments and asked questions about the former president’s removal. The By-Laws can be viewed here and the policies can be viewed here.  The motion to adjourn was put

By |Thu, May 5th, 2022, 4:07PM|News, Politics|
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