Raising Awareness for Homelessness

Raising Awareness for Homelessness

Homelessness in Windsor will see no help from provincial legislature in fighting homelessness, so the local community is doing what it can to take care of its less fortunate. On Sept. 27 Ron Dunn, Executive Director of The Downtown Mission, spent 24 hours camped outside 875 Oullette to talk to...

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Offensive halloween costumes?

Offensive halloween costumes?

The University of Windsor Native Student Alliance held “My culture is not a costume” awareness fair. During the Halloween season, many costumes get released and some are based on people cultures. A hot topic of debate for many years. The fair is to start a discussion about cultural appropriation, “People...

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University of Windsor undergrads elect Jeremiah Bowers UWSA president

University of Windsor undergrads elect Jeremiah Bowers UWSA president

Last night, the 2017 unofficial by-election results were announced at the Hum lounge. 19-year-old second year student, Jeremiah Bowers received 501 votes in a close race against his opponent R.J “Soul-Train” Sivanesan, who received 404 votes. “I’m so happy that I now have the platform to do the things I...

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Lisa Gretzky Fights For the Homeless

Lisa Gretzky Fights For the Homeless

A new deal made by Ontario parliament for the Affordable Housing Act is issuing $200 million is leaving Windsor no piece of the cut. Lisa Gretzky, Windsor West NDP MPP, has openly questioned the government’s decision in allocating funds and says, “$200 million to most people seems like a lot,...

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Windsor Receives Poet Laureates From Across Canada

Windsor Receives Poet Laureates From Across Canada

The city of Windsor received Poet Laureates from across Canada for the Poetry At The Manor event, hosted by Poet Laureate Marty Gervais in collaboration with the City of Windsor’s Cultural Affairs Office. Every year for the past 5 years, Marty Gervais hosts an evening of Poetry at the Willistead...

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The Decline in Minor Hockey in Ontario

The Decline in Minor Hockey in Ontario

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association has entered into a decline over the last few years, with players, coaches, and referees losing interest in organized hockey. The local league of the OMHA is the Bluewater Hockey League, and has 10 centres that stretch as far as Chatham. In recent years these...

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Are we putting our RA’s under too much stress?

Are we putting our RA’s under too much stress?

WINDSOR- Residence Assistants are in charge of keeping the dorm residents’ safe and on-task, but they are also only students themselves and are under a lot of stress, and the University of Windsor is lacking in the services needed to help them cope with the stress of the job they...

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College Students brace for uncertainty as college strike continues.

College Students brace for uncertainty as college strike continues.

As the union representing Ontario college workers continues their strike against their employer, Ontario students are left to wonder what might become of their 2017/18 academic year. The strike has far reaching implications for students in their first year, in the middle of their program, but worst of all is...

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Why did the annual Coming Home Music Festival disappear?

Why did the annual Coming Home Music Festival disappear?

Incoming University of Windsor freshmen and upper year students alike were not treated to an end of frosh week concert this year, unlike prior years in which the UWSA has splurged on artists like Avicii and The Chainsmokers. The UWSA did not announce to students why there was a void...

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