Author Archives: Marissa Evans

Marissa Evans

About Marissa Evans

I'm a fourth-year English major, minoring in film studies. I've been writing for The Cord since my first-year and have loved it. Although I don't aspire to be a journalist, the people I've met through The Cord and skills I've picked up here have definitely influenced what I'm going to be doing in the future. Besides the time I spend working on the paper, I write, read, talk about Harry Potter, work out, play soccer, and horseback ride.

Holiday events around K-W

Wonders of Winter: A Festival of Lights The lights display has been running in Waterloo since 1994. It has now grown to consist of 100,000 lights with 60 businesses from the community providing sponsorship for the displays. Take a walking…

Graphic by Fani Hsieh

Cultivating your own business

Staff Writer Marissa Evans spoke to Communitech and Waterloo Region Small Business Centre to discuss the elements behind a successful startup business and additional advice for students