advocacy

Campus Community Garden collaboration proving fruitful

Chef Paolo Vasapolli packs jars of jam being filled by Steve Daigle in the University’s kitchens during Reading Week. Jam made from fruit grown in the Campus Community Garden sells out as quickly as it is offered to patrons, says Paolo Vasapolli, executive chef with Food Services. He and volunteer Steve Daigle, a retired UWindsor

Thirteen years into the War of Terror

| SEP 11 2014 | Harsha Walia | Over the past 13 years, the War on Terror has been one of linguistic and legal contortions that allow the state to fortify itself with increasing policing and surveillance powers. For full story visit http://rabble.ca/columnists/2014/09/thirteen-years-war-terror

WUFA & University Settle

Friday Oct. 3 WUFA and the University Administration reached a tentative agreement. For more information visit http://www.wufa.ca At their board meeting of July 13, 2014 OPIRG decided to offer the University of Windsor Faculty Assoc. (WUFA) support in their demand that University Administration return to the bargaining table. The university administration led by Dr Alan Wildeman

OPIRG’s BDS Statement

The Board of Directors for Ontario Public Interest Research Group at the University of Windsor (OPIRG-Windsor) would like to assert its support for the Boycott, Divestments & Sanctions (BDS) campaign.   As stated by the Palestinian Solidarity Group, which began as an OPIRG action group, “normalizing economic relations with the illegal Israeli settlements built on

Our West End

Our West End is a blog dedicated “for residents to share information regarding neighbourhood issues and developments with the primary intention of making West Windsor a better place to live, work and play.” West Windsor is the area of Windsor, Ontario generally considered to be concentrated west of Huron Church Line. It includes the University

Parent Support Group Meeting

There are presently no services being provided for parents at the U of W campus.  Whether you’re a student, faculty, staff, or community member; if you’re a parent, we want to hear from you!! Click here for meeting time and locations

OPIRG Board Member Interviewed in the ShakeUp

OPIRG Environmental committee co-chair Angela Demarse was interviewed by the ShakeUp on August 24, 2012. Angela speaks about her experiences at the public information session regarding the city’s climate adaptation plans. Listen to Anglea’s interview on the ShakeUp.

OPIRG’s letter to the City Council of Windsor

OPIRG sends out a letter advocating for e-bikes to the City Council of Windsor. The letter was presented during the City Council meeting on July 20 by OPIRG board members Angela Demarse and Kim Elliot. Download and read OPIRG’s letter to the City Council of Windsor here.