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Project SOIL gives purpose to unused land

Shared Opportunities on Institutional Lands, also known as Project SOIL, is a study that explores on-campus production of food at public and educational institutions. Created in 2013 by Philip Mount, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of geography and environmental…

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…

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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….

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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…

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Photo by Heather Davidson

Project SOIL gives purpose to unused land

Shared Opportunities on Institutional Lands, also known as Project SOIL, is a study that explores on-campus production of food at public and educational institutions. Created in 2013 by Philip Mount, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of geography and environmental…

Library experiences long weekend flooding

Heavy rain over the weekend caused damage to the lower floor of Wilfrid Laurier University’s library, which experienced two to three inches of water. The only student service that was affected was Laurier Archives, which will remain closed while the…

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Local

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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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A higher learning experience with Vilmos Zsigmond

There were tears, laughter and inspirational stories August 8 as Hungarian-American cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond led a Toronto International Film Festival Higher Learning Master Class. Zsigmond got his start in the American film industry in the 1970s by working alongside director…

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…

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Sports

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Laurier students introduce bubble sports to K-W

A new kind of sport is rolling its way into Kitchener-Waterloo. In April of this year Edward Qian and Mandy Gu, two Wilfrid Laurier University students, launched their company GeeseRabbit, and with it a new form of athletics: Bubble Sports….

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…

Sports Fans - Joshua Awolade