La Fin

La Fin

The clinking of wine glasses and the circulation hors-d’oeuvres were found amongst smiling faces, as loud music and games of twister happening in the backdrop. This was it. All over students are celebrating the end of exams, the end of the year, but international and exchange students are going through...

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Fil Bleu Strike

Fil Bleu Strike

The dawn before April 9th, students were sent into a panic. Fil Bleu, part of Keolis, France’s public transportation group, had announced a strike, one that has been unavoidable for months. “I was scared I’d have to wake up two hours earlier for class and walk to the city center,”...

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Model United Nations Conference – Tours, FRANCE

Model United Nations Conference – Tours, FRANCE

Last week, Université François Rabelais’s Model United Nations Organization successfully hosted its first conference in Tours, France. Model United Nations conferences aspire to simulate United Nations conferences by respecting proper reglementation and procedures along with a representation of the core committees such as the Security and Human Rights Councils. Each...

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Education here and Éducation là-bas

Education here and Éducation là-bas

Every country has their own education system and things it is renowned for. Canada has McGill, York and Ottawa while the United States has its Ivy Leagues. However, Europe and France have a whole new spectrum of education and higher levels of it. School starts very early, as low as...

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“Loi Macron” : What is it?

“Loi Macron” : What is it?

A country’s economy usually reckons with their international standing. Europe’s economy has been one in decline from recent years and France is no stranger to having idling economy seeing as for the past three years it has seen an economic growth of zero. Last August, 37-year-old Emmanuel Macron, a former...

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The Snowball Effect of Charlie Hebdo

The Snowball Effect of Charlie Hebdo

On January 9th, eleven French journalists of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were murdered. On January 10th, French cities like Tours spoke without words. If one were to walk down la rue Nationale in Tours, several, if not all, shops and locally owned restaurants as well as bookstores held a...

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What’s Next During the UWSA’s Campaigning Period

What’s Next During the UWSA’s Campaigning Period

The UWSA campaigning period is under way and Chief Returning officer April Adams remarks a few new and upcoming changes with the organization this year as well as words of encouragement for candidates and a message to voters, Irena Sziler reports.

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UWSA Campaign Underway

UWSA Campaign Underway

On November 12th at 2pm, the UWSA By-election Nomination period officially closed. A total of 32 candidates have applied and the student organization is now in the campaigning period. This student organization, not currently having student representation is trying to make this election and campaigning period run as smoothly as possible....

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UWSA Campaign Underway

  On November 12th at 2pm, the UWSA By-election Nomination period officially closed. A total of 32 candidates have applied and the student organization is now in the campaigning period. This student organization, not currently having student representation is trying to make this election and campaigning period run as smoothly...

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University of Windsor Exchange; An Educational Opportunity on the Rise

The fall semester is drawing to a close while some University of Windsor students are getting ready to embark on their half a year Winter semester abroad. Student Exchange here at the University of Windsor is something that is often talked about yet only a number apply and follow through...

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