UWindsor Together: Student Mental Health and Remote Learning Services

Lauren Farquhar

End of exams will bring more than relief to residence students

Whether it crept on without a warning or it couldn’t have come any faster, it’s inevitable—December is in full swing. For many of the students living in UWindsor's six residence halls, the end of final exams will bring more than just a sigh of relief.

Danielle Gunsch, a first-year biology student living in residence, hasn’t been to her home in Kitchener for more than a weekend in over six months.

“One thing I really miss are long daily talks with my mom,” she says. “Right now we only talk every two weeks.”

Food for Fines a benefit to those in need

Your mother always taught you not to play with your food, but she never said anything about paying with it.

The Leddy Library’s Food for Fines program, now in its third year, allows students to pay their library fines for overdue materials with non-perishable, unexpired food items. Through December 9, students are able to receive a $2 credit towards their fines for each item brought in.

The event is run by the library’s access services staff, which has set a goal of collecting 900 food items.