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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Rose City Gives Safety To Refugees

Rose City Gives Safety To Refugees

Windsor is home to many refugees that come to Canada seeking asylum, but every democracy has its polarizing opinions on immigration. While the majority in Canada, who voted Liberal, are supportive of the task of Trudeau’s office to resettle over 20,000 refugees annually, there are those pushing to limit or...

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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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“hands up, don’t shoot” – students stand silently for black lives matter protest

“hands up, don’t shoot” – students stand silently for black lives matter protest

University of Windsor students gathered in front of the CAW student center Wednesday afternoon, calling on other university students to take part in the “Black Lives Matter” silent protest. Approximately 50 protestors came out to stand in solidarity for the cause. “. I shouldn’t have to worry about my brothers...

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dRats! How Windsor is dealing with its rodent problem.

dRats! How Windsor is dealing with its rodent problem.

By: Chris Zorbas   Long skinny tails, short grey hair, and a bite out of virtually everything. Rats are nuisance, that’s hardly breaking news, or any news for that matter. Rats are a plague on just about every city, you have to give the furry runts some respect, they thrive...

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Removal of the Beer Tent from Tecumseh Corn Festival will mark the end of a long going town tradition

Removal of the Beer Tent from Tecumseh Corn Festival will mark the end of a long going town tradition

After 42 years the annual Tecumseh Corn Festival will be losing one of its most prominent attractions, which many believe will have a drastic impact on the Ontario’s top 100 festival. “The Knights of Columbus Beer Tent was very much apart of my past, of anybody who grew up in...

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UWindsor greeks say no to hazing through on-campus campaign

UWindsor greeks say no to hazing through on-campus campaign

The Greek-life community at the University of Windsor has started planning an anti-hazing campaign in light of recent cases in the media. There have been three suspensions of Greek social events within the last month. @UWindsor sororities and fraternities are taking a stand against hazing through a campus-wide campaign starting...

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Prescription study drugs a quiet issue on University of Windsor campus

Prescription study drugs a quiet issue on University of Windsor campus

Every exam season there is a silent whisper about the accessibility of prescription drugs, that can aid studying. These drugs which are generally Ritalin and Adderall, are known to benefit students exponentially, though there are side effects and risks of the drugs as well. Now with recent research, it can...

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Winter Has Come For Windsor

Winter Has Come For Windsor

Snowfall hit Windsor on Monday as predicted by Environment Canada in their special weather statement. The Alberta clipper brought the seasons first measurable snowfall, around 10 centimetres so far, with forecasts predicting over 30 centimetres in some parts of southern Ontario. Temperatures are predicted to hit minus eight by Thursday,...

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