University of Windsor Students Pay Respects to Victims of Terrorism at Candlelight Vigil

University of Windsor Students Pay Respects to Victims of Terrorism at Candlelight Vigil

Students at the University of Windsor shone a light on the dark times caused by terrorism at a candlelight vigil held at the University last week. Students paid their respect for victims of the recents attacks in Afghanistan, Beirut, Iraq, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paris, Russia, Syria and Yemen with speeches, poetry readings,...

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University of Windsor Unveils Welcome Centre

University of Windsor Unveils Welcome Centre

The University of Windsor has unveiled the new Welcome Centre. The 18, 000 square foot building is made of curving glass and brick and features airy open spaces. The Welcome Centre will house Recruitment, Donor Services, and Public Relations and Communications. The building aims to provide an approachable space for...

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Windsor Digital Journalism Students Launch Multiculturalism Project

Windsor Digital Journalism Students Launch Multiculturalism Project

University of Windsor Journalism students promoted their new class project, a documentary highlighting Windsor’s diverse communities, at a press conference last Thursday. Led by their instructor, Marty Gervais, the students announced that, over the course of the semester, they would be investigating multiculturalism in Windsor and compiling their findings in...

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Students Say Lack of Housing Near University is a Problem

Students Say Lack of Housing Near University is a Problem

    On the streets surrounding the campus of the University of Windsor there are many ethnic restaurants, a few cafes, some small independent grocers, several blocks of small houses, and even a bar or two.     It is the typical surrounding environment of any university campus. Students rush from class...

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Future Journalists Studying at University of Windsor

The University of Windsor is training up the people who will deliver your news in the future. The Digital Journalism program was launched in 2010 and will graduate its first class this year. A co-major in a chosen subject of English Literature, Political Science, or Communications complements the journalism major. ...

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The Arts Thrive in Windsor

Arts and culture is alive and well in Windsor, Ontario. The border city is filled with vibrant arts events and dedicated, passionate individuals who are devoted to making Windsor a cultural destination. With open mic poetry and rocking live music at venues like Phog Lounge and Milk Coffee bar, and...

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Do You Know the Bacon Man?

In the world of Windsor municipal politics, Ernie the Bacon Man is a familiar, eccentric figure. Formerly know as Ernie Lamont, the Windsorite legally changed his name to Ernie The Bacon Man and is running for mayor in the 2014 municipal elections.  Ernie the Bacon Man has had many faces...

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Photographer Larry Towell Speaks in Windsor

Photographer Larry Towell Speaks in Windsor

Larry Towell, a world-renowned photojournalist, conducted a seminar at Mackenzie Hall in Windsor and led a workshop at the University of Windsor where he spoke of his experiences as a conflict photographer. Towell is the only Canadian to be part of the prestigious Magnum Photography group and is known for...

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Harvesting the FAM to Fill Windsor with Culture This Month

Harvesting the FAM festival’s goal is to highlight the unique cultural scene in Windsor says festival organizer Murad Erzincliogliu. The festival, which runs until October 11, features 24 showcases of art, film, live music, and fashion at various venues throughout downtown Windsor. Harvesting the FAM, which began in 2007, was...

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