Arts and Life

The top five volunteer stories of the year

The top five volunteer stories of the year

In a romantic and wholesome article, staff writer Diana Edworthy touched on the details surrounding twin flames — the lesser-known, yet far more emotionally intense and unique version of soulmates. Their value is rooted in their rarity, and twin flames, regardless of the validity behind their existence, is a concept that is intriguing and fitting for a day that is […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Eva Ou

Learning the ins and outs of leasing apartments as a student

If you’re a student who’s going home for the summer, or someone looking for work in the Waterloo area, you’re probably considering subletting your apartment or finding an apartment to sublet.  After my own personal crusades looking for both sublets and subletters, I think it’s fair to say that I have enough experience to give you all a succinct run-down […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Jennifer Webb

Sustainable menstruation event educates students about eco-friendly period products

On Mar. 21, the Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and LSPIRG hosted “Bleed Red, Go Green: Exploring Sustainable Menstruation.” This workshop, which was open to all menstruating people regardless of gender, allowed student attendees to learn about menstruation and its relationship to the environment.     The event featured presentations from DivaCup, SHORE Centre in Kitchener-Waterloo and LSPIRG. […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

How to tackle taxes as a university student

Although adulthood has been categorized as a milestone you reach when you turn 18, for many people the responsibilities that are expected and associated with that title aren’t defined and learned until you’re much older. As a student in university, I’m surrounded by other people who consistently have similar difficulties with adult tasks. There’s a reason why there have been […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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CatVideoFest raises awareness about shelter cats at the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

On Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., the Princess Twin Cinema, in collaboration with the Kitchener Humane Society, held their latest “CatVideoFest.” An event where cat and animal lovers alike could watch compilations of submitted cat videos and other funny videos, as well as more educational pieces. This is the third event that the two groups have […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Yitian Cai

Looking at how St. Patrick’s Day affects local bars in uptown Waterloo

When the smoke clears and the empty bottles and cups have been cleaned up the St. Patrick’s Day assault upon local drinking institutions comes to a conclusion for another year. But the important question remains: How do many of these bars and clubs prepare for such an overwhelmingly busy night? For some, such as Stark & Perri, Night School and […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·