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Council 5 Recap: Councillors Approve Bylaw Changes and Executive Restructuring

Cam Wong, USC News | Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 9:50pm Last Wednesday, councillors from across fifteen faculties convened for the fifth meeting of the University Students’ Council for the 2019-20 academic year.  The meeting began with a presentation by Vice President Cat Dunne and Western University’s Associate Vice President Student Experience Jennie Massie, who shared …

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Proposed Executive Restructuring aims to increase USC’s advocacy capacity

Cam Wong, USC News | Posted: Monday, November 25th, 5:00pm “The fact that we are asking for Council’s support to allow us to grow demonstrates the strength of our organization,” remarked USC President, Bardia Jalayer, when discussing the proposed executive restructuring that will come to Council during November’s regular meeting on Wednesday night. The current …

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Advocacy Week culmination of years of hard work by USC Vice President Cat Dunne

Nico Waltenbury, USC News | Posted: Monday, November 25th, 8:00am Three years ago, USC Vice President Cat Dunne would never have pictured herself leading a week-long advocacy conference at Queen’s Park as the President of an alliance of university student associations across Ontario.   “It’s honestly surreal being able to lead OUSA and lobby elected representatives …

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Student Leader Profile Series: Engineering president’s involvement driven by community impact

Skai Bekeris, USC News | Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2019 10:00pm Editor’s note: This article is part of the USC News Student Leader Profile Series, showcasing student leaders across campus. Meet Matthew Tutty, the Faculty of Engineering’s Undergraduate Engineering Society (UES) President for the 2019/2020 school year. Tutty, a Hamilton, Ontario native, is pursuing a …

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Bryce Vine concert more than just ‘alright’ thanks to USC student employees and staff

Skai Bekeris, USC News | Posted: November 24, 2019 9:55pm It was more than just “alright” for students who attended the sold-out Bryce Vine concert earlier this month thanks to the efforts of several USC student employees and full-time staff. The USC welcomed Bryce Vine, an American singer and rapper hailing from New York City …

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Theatre Western Coordinator reflects on value of program as fall play comes to a close

Nico Waltenbury, USC News | Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 12:30pm Theatre Western has been a focal part of fourth-year Music student Joshua Patrick’s journey at Western. Now the Coordinator of the USC program, Patrick reflected on his experience with Theatre Western before the third night of the 2019 fall play, Present Laughter, on Friday.  …

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Joint Response Regarding Student Targeted by Racist Emails

Ethnocultural Support Services, the African Students Association, the Black Students’ Association, the Caribbean Students’ Organization, the University Students’ Council, and the Society of Graduate Students are incredibly disturbed by the messages directed at a Western student yesterday who was targeted for standing up against racism on Western’s campus. Together, we stand in solidarity with Chizoba …

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Your 2018-2019 USC Executive Year in Review

My name is Mitch Pratt, and I am your University Students’ Council President for the 2018/2019 year. Our executive has had an exciting, yet tumultuous year. As we look to wrap our term as your USC executives, we thought it was essential to let students know what we’ve been up to. I’m excited to see …

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