Stabbing at UofC house party leaves 5 dead

Graphic by Adele Palmquist

A tragic stabbing in Calgary earlier this week left many heartbroken, confused, shocked and in disbelief. Matt de Grood, a 23-year-old graduate from the University of Calgary, has been accused of committing one of the worst mass killings to ever…

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$6 billion sports tourism industry new focus for Waterloo

The sports industry is booming — and the Region of Waterloo is starting to take notice. The Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corporation has shifted their focus to the lucrative business of sport tourism, aiming to improve local sporting facilities and…

Graphic by Lena Yang

Mayor delivers final State of the City address

Mayor of Waterloo Brenda Halloran delivered the annual State of The City address at RIM Park last Friday, focusing mostly on the city’s finances. She also updated Waterloo on the various projects and pursuits that the city has taken under…

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Waterloo gets ‘smart’

Two years after being selected as a successful applicant for the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge, Waterloo has been presented with a plan to direct its development and growth. The IBM Smarter Cities Challenge team visited Waterloo city council on Monday…

Photo by Will Haung

World Water Day celebrated in K-W

On Mar. 21, World Water Day was hosted and celebrated at the University of Waterloo (UW) in conjunction with Wilfrid Laurier University to raise awareness about water and issues regarding this renewable resource. Robert Gillham, director of the Water Institute…

Photo by Ryan Hueglin

Swedes take us to school on education

I’ve been studying in Sweden for the past few months now and one big thing I’ve noticed is that Canada’s education system absolutely sucks in comparison. The main issue with Canada’s education system is that they don’t want their students…

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