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Step aside Shakespeare - there are new wordsmiths in town

A Battle of Waterloo was played out via poetry and spoken word this past term as one of UWaterloo’s youngest clubs hosted the Battle of Waterloo Poetry Slam.

A celebration of cultures

A celebration of cultural diversity will be rocking the Student Life Centre this evening, at the Federation of Students' annual Cultural Caravan celebrations.

Transforming a frustrating puzzle into art

The Rubik’s Cube is traditionally thought of as a complex puzzle that both frustrates and fascinates. For University of Waterloo student Daniel Que, it's also a blank canvas, perfect for pixel art.

The start of something new

UWaterloo Rotaract club comes to campus

Guest blog by Anna Giesbrecht

Rotaract stands for peace, health, community and education; it offers opportunities in the community, workplace, and internationally; and it’s a place where people who are looking to be challenged, make a difference, and have fun can come together.

Enhancing the international experience

New Feds service launches to support international students

Guest blog by Kenneth Chu Sam

Studying abroad is one of the most exciting experiences you can have; arriving at a new city, absorbing its vibe and assimilating into its culture is part of a fun and energizing journey, but it does not come without its challenges. Incoming international and exchange students at the University of Waterloo often find themselves seeking more peer support and local interaction with local students.

Paving the way to sustainability

Third-year Environment student revamps the Davis Centre courtyard

Elspeth Holland, a third-year Environment and Business student, joined the Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) in the spring of 2013, and by August she was the Project Leader of the Davis Centre (DC) Redevelopment Project. Last week, after almost a full year of hard work, the dirt pathways between DC and the Mathematics & Computing building (MC) were paved.

Taking office

4A Math & Business student Danielle Burt is the new Federation of Students president

Danielle Burt takes office as the Federation of Students President today, along with her fellow executives, Vice President (VP) Operations & Finance Ben Balfour, VP Internal Maaz Yasin, and VP Education Stephen Hamade. 

It’s raining talent

The Barometer Boys heat up Waterloo’s Got Talent

Last Friday, the Federation of Students hosted Waterloo’s Got Talent and a capella group The Barometer Boys took home the $500 grand prize for their rendition of “It’s Raining Men” by The Weather Girls.

2014 Feds election winners

Students take on legacy of University of Waterloo’s Federation of Students

After countless hours of campaigning and participating in inspiring debates, four students became the victors. Meet your new 2014 Feds executives:

Planning a weeklong party

Ashley Moraes plans 2013 Welcome Week

As fall term begins, many students will attend Fall Welcome Week celebrations. The week is being organized by Ashley Moraes, a graduating Environment student acting as Welcome Week Event Coordinator.

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