Meet Ron Jones: 73-year old soon to be graduate from University of Windsor

Meet Ron Jones: 73-year old soon to be graduate from University of Windsor

There are only a few weeks left until graduation and among the 2018 graduates will be Ron Jones, a 73 year-old past Windsor firefighter and city of Windsor Councillor. Jones will be receiving his third degree – this one in Political Science – from the University of Windsor. He got...

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How a population of dead trees will affect the city of Windsor

How a population of dead trees will affect the city of Windsor

Imagine your neighbourhood and parks without trees. Every single tree that existed before was now gone and only a brown patch left in it’s place. What would the air feel like? What would it cost to replant them all again? It’s happened before, and now it may happen again. According...

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University of Windsor students must wait over a month to receive professional counselling

University of Windsor students must wait over a month to receive professional counselling

One month and a half is how long it takes to see a counsellor at the University of Windsor. The Peer Support Centre is a University of Windsor based, UWSA initiated, non-profit organization that aims to provide support through peer counselling to the 15,000 students of the University of Windsor....

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Student Advocate Says Windsor Can Be Unsafe, Teaches Self-Defence Classes at UWindsor

Student Advocate Says Windsor Can Be Unsafe, Teaches Self-Defence Classes at UWindsor

“This is a man’s world,” sang James Brown in 1966, and according to the report, The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2016, Windsor is a man’s city too. The report was done by Kate McInturff and released in October with the Canadian Research Institute for...

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Is the city of Windsor doing enough to help immigrant women?

Is the city of Windsor doing enough to help immigrant women?

In a total of 25 cities in Canada, the city of Windsor was ranked at the bottom, naming it the worst city to be a woman. The report, The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2016, was released in October by Kate mcInturff, with the Canadian...

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Lasalle Hangout for Youth receives $2,230 at Windsor Soup

Lasalle Hangout for Youth receives $2,230 at Windsor Soup

Windsor Soup is a micro-funding dinner that started two years ago and ever since they have been helping many organizations and projects continue their passion in creating a social change within the Windsor-Essex region. Every last Sunday of the month, Windsor Soup invites the Windsor community to the Walkerville Brewery...

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UWindsor students gear up to ‘fight the fees’

UWindsor students gear up to ‘fight the fees’

Post-secondary education may look very different for students in the future. Students across Ontario are fighting to reduce and eliminate tuition fees. Fight the Fees is a new flagship campaign by the Canadian Federation of Students. It will take place in universities across Canada on November 2. University of Windsor students will...

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Car cash causes $5000 worth of damage to school property

Car cash causes $5000 worth of damage to school property

Patrol officers were dispatched to a car accident at the back of Vincent Massey Secondary School located at 1800 Liberty St. on Sunday, shortly after 3:30 a.m. A 20 year-old male had the need for speed as he circled the school track. He lost control at the south end of...

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Rape culture front and centre at conference

Rape culture front and centre at conference

Monica Samuels, founder and program director of the nonprofit organization Black Women in Motion (BWIM), had a desire to prevent and raise awareness around rape and sexual assault; so she thought, “This means WAAR”. This Means WAAR is an annual 2-day conference that happens in Toronto. WAAR stands for Weekend...

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Male Suspect Apprehended for Dealing Cocaine in East Windsor

Male Suspect Apprehended for Dealing Cocaine in East Windsor

On Thursday, September 15, 2016, officers from the Windsor Police Drugs and Guns Unit (DIGS) located a 39 year-old male suspect in east Windsor for allegedly dealing cocaine. He was apprehended by Emergency Service Unit. The suspect was found standing beside his vehicle in a parking lot late afternoon. Officers...

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