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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Laurier in brief

Alumni win appathon Jason Ernst and Carlos Saavedra recently won the first annual Canadian Open Data Experience national appathon, a 48-hour contest that ran from Feb. 28 to Mar. 2.  Ernst and Saavedra, both Laurier alumni, developed an app called…

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2013-14 Students’ Union director reviews

  Colin Aitchison Aitchison showed a lot of improvement over the course of his first term as director. He had a slow start to the year—missing two of the first summer meetings—but was consistent in his attendance for the rest…

Board of Directors candidates await questions at Tuesday's Open Forum. (Photo by Nick Lachance).

Maxwell’s shifts focus to new music venue

Maxwell’s Music House is saying farewell to its current location in Waterloo as the popular music venue is moving on to bigger and better things. They are working towards the opening of their new venue on University Ave., scheduled for…

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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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Amnesty International critical of pipeline impacts

Amnesty International Canada has expressed growing concern for the protection of Indigenous peoples’ rights, as plans for the Northern Gateway Pipeline draw closer to being finalized. The proposed pipeline intends to transport a daily average of more than a half-million…

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