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Editorial cartoon- July 31, 2013

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·
(File photo by Nick Lachance)

Keeping cool in this heat: Waterloo opens cooling centres

It’s sweltering out there, so the city of Waterloo has decided to open up a few cooling centres. Here’s what’s going on this week in the community: Waterloo City Centre is open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. RIM Park is open daily from 6 a.m. to midnight Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex is open daily from 6 […]

by Cord Staff· · Local ·
7 a.m. classes signal space crisis

7 a.m. classes signal space crisis

The school of business and economics (SBE) at Wilfrid Laurier University is going to be torturing their first-year students with 7 a.m. classes this September, and it could’ve been worse if some students chose the potential Saturday option. Yes, you read that right. Some students will have 7 a.m. classes. And some of them could’ve possibly had Saturday classes, too. […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·
Slow down for a second and relax

Slow down for a second and relax

If you’re a typical university student — unless you’re reading this on campus during the summer months, otherwise you’re not — you’ve probably gone home for the summer, picked up a part-time job that gives you minimal hours a week and mostly sat around and have done nothing. But don’t worry, that’s okay. Although we would encourage some form of […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·

Editorial cartoon: June 26

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·
Dates for course registration for 2013-14

Dates for course registration for 2013-14

So it’s that time of year again — course registration is here. Hundreds of students sitting at their computers aimlessly clicking “refresh” on their browsers to get in a class before it fills up. And, if you’re a returning student, you know that they do in fact fill up very quick. The best thing you can do is be prepared. […]

by Cord Staff· · Archive, Campus ·
(Graphic by Wade Thompson).

Open Cord: Our favourite songs of the summer

Q: It’s (almost) summer. So that means cottages, beers, patios and good music. In celebration of the best season almost being here, what is your summer anthem? Jody Waardenburg, Lead Photographer: I’m not sure if I really have a specific song in mind for summer, but there is this band called The Radical Something that I recently discovered that just […]

by Cord Staff· · Open Cord ·
Graphic by Adele Palmquist

Canada in brief

Missing man found dead The body of Tim Bosma, an Ancaster, Ontario man who was reported missing May 6, was found by police on May 14. Hamilton police reported that his remains had been burned. Bosma, a 32-year-old man,  went missing after taking two men for a test drive in a truck he had posted for sale. Charges of forcible […]

by Cord Staff· · National ·
Crews battle the blaze at 345 King St. (Photo by Nick Lachance)

Fire at 339 King St. construction site

At about 2:33 p.m. on Thursday, a fire broke out on the construction site at 339 King St. North just before Columbia St. According to John Percy, the public education officer for Waterloo Fire Rescue, the cause of the fire is still unknown. However, he did state that there are “no injuries at this time.” Fire crews battled the blaze […]

by Cord Staff· · Archive, Local ·
(Graphic by Adele Palmquist)

The Cord on Sports: 2013 NHL Playoff Predictions

The Cord Sports Staff have taken on their inner hockey guru and have predicted how the upcoming playoff series match ups will play out. The predictions will play off a point system, with the winner of a series giving three points, the correct number of games giving two points and the correct Stanley Cup winning giving five points. The predictions […]

by Cord Staff· · The Cord on Sports ·