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UW’s Indigenous Student Association aims to emancipate from Federation

The University of Waterloo (UW) Indigenous Students Association (ISA) released a statement earlier this week expressing their intent to separate from UW’s Federation of Students and create their own Indigenous Student Union. The statement comes in correspondence to action taken by the University of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous Students’ Council who took similar steps by creating their own Indigenous Student Union in […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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TEDxUW brings together 700 delegates to annual event

On Saturday, Oct. 28, the University of Waterloo held their sixth annual TEDx event in their Humanities Theatre. Founded over 30 years ago, TED is a media organization that puts on conferences around the world where experts are invited to come and speak on issues related to technology, entertainment and design. TEDx events are usually put on at a smaller scale and are independently organized by people who obtain a license from TED proper. […]

by Jake Watts· · News ·
EPOCH aids refugees in K-W region

EPOCH aids refugees in K-W region

Students and Alumni at the University of Waterloo have started a new social enterprise project called EPOCH and their goal is to provide relief and assistance to refugees in the Kitchener- Waterloo Region. The project was founded by Jade Choy, an accounting and finance alumni, Keith Choy, masters of accounting alumni and CPA candidate, and Lisa Tran, science and business […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Local, News ·
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Student in University of Waterloo residence passes away

Yesterday afternoon Waterloo Regional Police and the fire department’s hazardous materials unit were called to a University of Waterloo residence on Seagram Dr to investigate the death of a female student, according to CTV. The cause of death is still under investigation. “We are deeply saddened by the death of one of our students and express our heartfelt condolences to […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Former University of Waterloo VP charged with fraud

Former University of Waterloo vice-president, Kenneth McGillivray, has been charged with fraud. McGillivray has been accused of taking numerous personal trips over a two year span under false pretenses, while acting as the university’s vice-president, advancement. The former VP is alleged of being reimbursed for over $12,000 after submitting personal expense claims to the university. Robert Cowan, Waterloo Regional Police […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Golden Hawks top Warriors in the battle of Waterloo

On a rainy Wednesday evening, the Battle of Waterloo was just heating up as both the Laurier Golden Hawks and the Waterloo Warriors men’s hockey teams travelled down the road to play in the Battle of Waterloo, hosted at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, home of the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers. Early on, the teams exchanged chances back and forth for the […]

by Rob Fifield· · Hockey, Sports ·
UW advocates for gender equality

UW advocates for gender equality

In 2014, UN Women launched the HeForShe campaign headed by goodwill ambassador, Emma Watson. With a mission of gender equality, UN women sought out 30 international partners to act as their impact champions in the IMPACT 10x10x10. The partners were grouped into three categories: head of state champions, university champions and corporate champions. Among the list of chosen partners is […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Local, News ·
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UW finds pay inequity among faculty members

As of September 1, the University of Waterloo will be making adjustments to faculty salaries to account for anomalies found in a recent pay equity review. UW will be spending about $1 million to account for these anomalies. The review, which was conducted by a committee comprised of six members from both the university’s administration and faculty association, narrowed down […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Local, News ·