Five fresh faces added to women’s basketball

File photo by Ryan Hueglin.

With the sound of bronze still ringing freshly in their ears from the previous season, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team looked to refurbish their roster by adding five new recruits. Last year’s successful season was led by four…

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ION gets provincial boost

The Region of Waterloo’s Ion Light Rail Transit system is seeing yet another milestone. On March 28, Ontario minister of transportation and Infrastructure Glen Murray reaffirmed the provincial government’s contribution of $300 million to the project. The province initially committed…

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Young candidate puts name in race

Waterloo’s newest—and youngest—mayoral hopeful has some ideas to put students front and centre in this year’s election. “The students are part of our ecosystem; we can’t just give them ‘here’s what you get, deal with it,’” said Rami Said, the…

Rami Said, 25, announces bid for mayor

Students ask for more participatory learning options

Some students in Ontario today aren’t seeing the same value in the conventional lecture setting anymore. Instead, they are seeing the value outside of the classroom. In a recent survey released by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), almost half…

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Small businesses paying the price for student laziness

With the closing of Debrodnik’s this past week, a deli and bakery featuring some of the best lunch offerings around campus and the city more broadly, it is time that students evaluate their contribution to the success of small businesses…

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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…

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