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1 in 7: How I Approached Gender Bias in the Media

Written by Andreea Bejan, USC Secretary Treasurer 2018/2019. In collaboration with Martin Allen, Gazette Editor-In-Chief 2019/2020 Click here to read Martin’s story In reflecting on my time at the USC, there is one issue in particular that I would like to address. I’ve spent a lot of time at university learning about how gender issues

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Current News

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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Save Your Student Experience

ALL IT TAKES IS ALL OF US You probably chose Western for lots of reasons. The program you’re in, the beautiful campus, the plentiful geese population. But maybe the most important reason is that it fulfilled the dream that you’ve always had of University. A place where you could make memories that would last a

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Exam Shuttle

A late night Exam Shuttle Service is provided by the USC to offer students a safe way to get home. Starting April 9th, Robert Q busses will be departing from Oxford Drive (in front of the UCC Building) at the following hours: April 9 – 19 1:00 am | 1:30 am | 2:00 am |

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Council Meetings

Special Council Meeting Recap – 27 March 2019

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 27 March 2019 Special Council Meeting Recap The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, for a special meeting of council to present the USC Financial Plan. Council received one presentation and passed two motions unanimously. President Mitchell Pratt framed the discussion for the budget, commenting on

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Council Meeting

2018-19 Council, Meeting AGM

Meeting of Council, 2018-19 Meeting Details Annual General Meeting Date: March 10, 2019 Location: The Wave, UCC Agenda and Documents Agenda Minutes of the Meeting Meeting Recap Video Part 1 Part 2  Council Meeting Archives Searching for documents or minutes of prior years? Click here

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Council Meeting

2018-19 Council, Meeting 6

6th Meeting of Council, 2018-19 Meeting Details Meeting #6 Date: January 30, 2019 Location: UCC Community Room Agenda and Documents Agenda Minutes of the 6th Meeting Meeting Recap Video  Council Meeting Archives Searching for documents or minutes of prior years? Click here

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Campus Life

Purple Frost 2019

PurpleFrost 2019

Purple Frost 2019 with Shawn Hook and Virginia to Vegas Mustang Lounge, UCC January 24th, 2019 at 9pm  This is an all ages event The University Students’ Council and Social Science Students’ Council, Science Students’ Council, Faculty of Health Sciences Students’ Council are proud to bring you Purple Frost with Shawn Hook and Virginia to Vegas. Shawn is known

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Student Government

Press Release – March 19, 2019 USC Responds to Provincial Announcement on Sexual Violence Survey

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 19 March 2019 USC RESPONDS TO PROVINCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE SURVEY Content Warning: this press release contains information pertaining to sexual violence on campus. Today, the Provincial Government revealed the results of the 2018 Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey, including 160,000 responses — 117,000 of which were from

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Press Release – March 10, 2019 Council Meeting (AGM) Recap

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 10 March 2019 USC Annual General Meeting II Recap The incoming and outgoing members of the University Students’ Council (USC) met on Sunday, March 10, 2019 for the final meeting of the 2018-19 academic year and Part II of the USC’s Annual General Meeting. Councillors faced a packed meeting, receiving

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Press Release – February 27, 2019 Council Meeting Recap

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 27 February 2019 February Council Meeting Recap The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, for the fifth regular meeting of the USC for the 2018-2019 school year. Council received two presentations from internal stakeholders. First, USC Allyship Coordinator Layne Clarke discussed best practices in allyship. Following

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