Katherine Weber

Katherine Weber

Katherine is the Online Editor at The Cord. When she isn’t writing her opinion on your favourite band’s horrible new album she is probably at a concert or enjoying a night in with some wine and cheese. Starting as the Web Assistant last year Kate has found her passion for marketing and design. Fun fact: she has the same birthday as the lead singer of her favourite band, Arcade Fire.

Articles by Katherine Weber

Graphic by Kash Patel

The bars and clubs to check out this Halloween

Picking a bar for your Halloween plans can be daunting at times. What bar is going to be the most lit? And where can you go so you  don’t have any FOMO? Don’t worry, The Cord has you covered for your Halloween nights out. Bar Rayna This new attraction has been open for a few weeks now and if the […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Jackie Vang

A point for Ace Ping Pong Bar

Tired of your weekly trip to Pub and Phil’s? Well look no further, thanks to the new opening of a hot spot attraction in uptown Waterloo. Ace Ping Pong Bar is the shiny new attraction and is here to help you get through your cold and miserable midterm season. I had the opportunity to speak with Chad Yurkin, a Laurier […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·
Editorial: University Independence

Editorial: University Independence

I always knew I wanted to live away from home when picking a university, what I didn’t know would happen would be the independence I gained from doing so. This allowed me to find time for myself and tap into who I am and find what I love doing. Growing up, we are always rushed to find out who we […]

by Katherine Weber· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Kashyap Patel

The inspirational effects of music and creativity

As a booming creative industry reaching multiple outlets, the music industry has followed a linear pattern of complexity. Good design is what it’s all about, and due to the rapid increase of  vinyl, music is becoming as intricate as ever.  Artists who put the time into concept designs of albums are the ones you should keep around in your bumping […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·
Photo by Kate Weber

Changing Badbadnotgood to Goodgoodnotbad

On March 28, I had the opportunity to see BadBadNotGood live at Maxwell’s. The Toronto based band is taking your parents’ boring old jazz music and serving you with a fresh genre you never thought you could be into as much as you are now. I had very high hopes for this concert as I attended Osheaga last summer while […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Alan Li

The community weighs in on St. Patrick’s Day

Ahh mid-March! A time when the not-Irish and stressed university students come together to drink belligerently and fill the streets of Ezra. The pressure of making “Ezra great again” might be high this year due to the fear in some students instilled by Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS). There has been an increase in buzz of stricter regulations this year […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Alan Li

Understanding the concept of micro-cheating

Micro-cheating: the newest trending term to hit the pop culture dating. After doing some brief research on the definition I was taken back and came to the conclusion that I am a lot happier being single in 2018 than I thought I was. Essentially, micro cheating is the act of thinking highly of someone in any sexual manner, it is […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Serena Truong

Surviving your study session when there’s no room

Does everyone remember back in January 2017, when students petitioned for more study spots in the Laz Hall? Well, since they finished construction on Laz Hall, study spots haven’t magically become a surplus at our small campus. This is why it is important to know the best places to crank out your next assignment that you are very unsure about. […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life, Life ·
Taylor Swift - Reputation
Credit: Mert & Marcus

Reconsider your ‘Reputation’ Taylor Swift

Dear Taylor Swift, I am annoyed at how often you appear in the media with your new boyfriends and I will never be able to forgive you for the moron you made of one of the greatest rappers of our generation; the one and only Kendrick Lamar. Readers, if you have not seen what has been infectiously taking over the […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts, Arts and Life, Music ·