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“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” charms Netflix audiences

On Oct. 26, the long anticipated The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina premiered on Netflix. Though it may not be the horror fix you’re looking for, it’s worth the watch whether you’re a fan of the comics or earlier adaptations or not. If you’re a fan of Riverdale, the highest marketing point of Sabrina as the two shows have the same […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Yitian Cai

Thrifting in KW for sustainable fashion

Thrifting and vintage shopping have turned into a rising trend in a time where sustainable fashion and the ethics surrounding it are becoming more valued in terms of how and where we shop.  Fast fashion dominates a large portion of clothing sales, which multiple large corporations have been revealed to make in order to produce their products at massive rates.  […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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Pumpkin patches that fit your seasonal needs

There are few things more seasonally appropriate during the month of October than pumpkin picking. Whether you bring them home to bake into a pie, display on your porch or carve into a spooky decoration, pumpkin picking is a fun activity no matter how old you are. Luckily for those of us who enjoy it, we aren’t just limited to […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Madeline McInnis

The Rocky Horror Picture Show continues its legacy after 43 years

If you ever see a collection of eccentrically dressed individuals sauntering towards your local cinema this Halloween season with a seemingly random assortment of items — rubber gloves, rice, toast, a newspaper, squirt guns, playing cards — and sometimes even hot dogs, then they might just be going to see The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The movie, immediately recognizable for […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Arts and Life ·
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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 ·
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Rainbow Reels film festival represents LGBTQ2+ community

“The films that we have are works of art — they’re pieces that are well put together, there’s good funding behind them, they’re beautiful stories, impactful stories. It’s just amazing to see a good film that also happens to have queer content,” said Hannah Enns, operations and festival coordinator for 2018. Rainbow Reels Queer and Trans Film Festival is well […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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Film Review: A Star is Born

In “A Star is Born” we see Jackson “Jack” Maine, an established rockstar played by Bradley Cooper, fall in love with the young talented musician Ally, played by Lady Gaga. Bradley Cooper was in fact the director and the film has made over 135 million at the box office since it was released on Oct. 5, 2018. The movie is […]

by Sarah Tyler· · Arts and Life ·