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Muskoka Brewery held a tasting at Ethel's Lounge on July 23. (Photo by Will Huang)

Pairing craft beer and summer dishes with Muskoka Brewery

The pairing of the right beer to a culinary dish can create a truly unique and delicious food experience. This is exactly the sort of philosophy Muskoka Brewery holds, as was exemplified by their tap-to-taste event at Ethel’s Lounge on…

File photo by Heather Davidson

Plans to expand airport put on hold

The Region of Waterloo International Airport’s master plan to expand is being put on hold until the airport is able to reach passenger capacity and earn more revenue. Initially there were five options in the master plan for the airport….

Photo by Heather Davidson

Learning to lead from the sidelines

After an injury at the beginning of the 2013 season, Tanner Philp had to lead the Wilfrid Laurier University football team from the sidelines. During practice before the first game of the season, the second-year team captain tore his ACL…

Inside Out - Joshua Awolade online

WLU Inside-Out program renewed

This month Wilfrid Laurier University celebrated the renewal of its Inside-Out program. The program combines students who are enrolled at a university or college and students who are incarcerated, to create an alternate and more interactive learning environment. It serves…

Campus

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Milton campus awaiting government approval

Wilfrid Laurier University has been discussing the possibility of a campus in Milton for seven years. In 2007, just one month after joining the university, Laurier president Max Blouw received a letter from the town. “40 other universities also received…

Laurier sees decrease in admissions

Admissions for incoming first-year students at Wilfrid Laurier University have dropped 14 per cent since last year, according to the admissions office and the Ontario University Applications Centre. This drop in admissions brings the university 7 per cent below their…

Admissions - Lena Yang

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Construction - Lena Yang

Region’s traffic a growing concern

Construction is rampant in Waterloo during the summer. Roadwork is being done on University Avenue, several new apartment buildings are shooting up near the universities and uptown Waterloo is also seeing the development of condominiums. Alongside this has been population…

Plans to expand airport put on hold

The Region of Waterloo International Airport’s master plan to expand is being put on hold until the airport is able to reach passenger capacity and earn more revenue. Initially there were five options in the master plan for the airport….

File photo by Heather Davidson

National

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RCMP reports over 1,000 missing Aboriginal women

This year, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police released a report stating that since the 1980s up until 2012 there have been a total of 1,181 cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. According to the report, 225 of…

PCs push for post-secondary math and science expansion

Changes may be in sight for post-secondary students if the Progressive Conservatives are elected on June 12. The PCs are proposing for extra emphasis to be placed on math, science, engineering and business programs in universities and colleges. They claim…

The PCs want to make a push towards math and science in the university classroom (File photo by Nick Lachance)

Life

Muskoka Brewery held a tasting at Ethel's Lounge on July 23. (Photo by Will Huang)

Pairing craft beer and summer dishes with Muskoka Brewery

The pairing of the right beer to a culinary dish can create a truly unique and delicious food experience. This is exactly the sort of philosophy Muskoka Brewery holds, as was exemplified by their tap-to-taste event at Ethel’s Lounge on…

‘A special kind of hell’

For the first time since I graduated high school, I am living with my parents again. While I am not alone in this endeavour, it feels like a special kind of hell. I avoided my small hometown and stayed in…

Graduating Home - Joshua Awolade online

Arts

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Beyoncé, Jay-Z go On the Run

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are simply flawless. The power couple came to Toronto on July 9 for their first tour together, called “On the Run,” and their show was nothing short of spectacular. As audience members flocked into the arena, a…

In review: WolfCop

It may be the summer, but that doesn’t mean people have to wait until Halloween to watch scary movies. On July 3, Waterloo’s Princess Twin Cinemas showed a not-so-classic horror movie WolfCop. That’s right, the movie is actually called WolfCop,…

WolfCop played at Princess Twin Cinemas on July 3.

Sports

Sports Fans - Joshua Awolade

Toronto fans seek success

Everybody loves a winner. It’s that feeling of pride that comes with following a team that is able to play well and find success in whichever sport they play. It comes from being able to come along for the ride…

Learning to lead from the sidelines

After an injury at the beginning of the 2013 season, Tanner Philp had to lead the Wilfrid Laurier University football team from the sidelines. During practice before the first game of the season, the second-year team captain tore his ACL…

Photo by Heather Davidson