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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Serbian Centre’s Rich Museum

Serbian Centre’s Rich Museum

By: Terry Dang Renovations are just about to finish at Windsor’s Serbian Heritage Museum for an exhibition of Serbian art and contemporary culture. The walls are covered with abstracts and painted pieces done by local Serbian artists, and the glass display cases hold busts and sculptors. There is also a...

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Ever heard of Italophobia?

Ever heard of Italophobia?

Italophobia is a term many of us are unfamiliar with. It defines the discrimination Italians faced upon their arrival to Canada in the late 19th century. Italians were seen as different because in a sense, they were. They dressed, ate, and behaved differently. My uncle Angelo brought salami and prosciutto...

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Students Hold Press Conference to Spread the Word on Class Project

Students Hold Press Conference to Spread the Word on Class Project

The University of Windsor’s second year journalism class held a press conference at the Windsor Star news cafe to spread the word on their on going project.

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India to Canada – The Experience of Learning Abroad

India to Canada – The Experience of Learning Abroad

Irvin Randhawa is an international student from India and this is her first semester attending the University of Windsor for Environmental Studies, with honours. Randhawa arrived in Canada in December of 2014 and has family in both Brampton and Bellville. Initially, Randhawa was considering doing her post-secondary education in India....

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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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Comedy Quarry comes to uWindsor!

The Mazaar Restaurant on campus hosted the 1st “Comedy Quarry Goes to School” show on October 23. The comedy show featured a variety of local and national artists, like the self-defined Mountain-Man of comedy K. Trevor Wilson. Wilson, who won the Toronto Comedy Brawl and the Irwin Barker award in 2012, is...

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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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Multicultural Celebration at the University of Windsor

Multicultural Celebration at the University of Windsor

The University of Windsor showcased its multicultural population with the return of the Celebration of Nations festival yesterday. The celebration features cultural dances, displays, and presentations by students and members of the Windsor community. The common area of the CAW building at the university transformed into a diaspora of bright...

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Cultural Extravaganza Back Again at UWin

Cultural Extravaganza Back Again at UWin

  The fun and educational Celebration of Nations: World on your Doorstep is going to take place again at the university February 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm in CAW Student Centre. The cultural festival is a day for the people of the university and community come together and...

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