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Online romance has scammed a Waterloo resident out of over $1 million

Two Waterloo region residents have been scammed out of a combined $1.5 million after they were lured in from online dating profiles, the Waterloo Regional Police Service has been investigating these two instances since last week. The female victim was scammed out of $1 million alone over a four-year period, while the male victim’s $500,000 was taken over a three-month […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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UW’s Bombshelter says one last goodbye with NYE 2.0 event

The Bombshelter Pub, the University of Waterloo’s on-campus bar and restaurant, has officially closed as of last month. This once-bustling pub’s closure came after 40 years of serving Waterloo’s students with fine pub fare, live entertainment, trivia nights and events. Kurt MacMillan, vice-president of operations and finance for Waterloo’s Federation of Students, said that The Bombshelter’s closing came at an […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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The US government shutdown shows Trump’s incompetence

In 2013, Donald Trump indirectly tweeted then-president Obama, saying “a shutdown falls on the president’s lack of leadership. He can’t even control his party and get people together in a room. A shutdown means the president is weak.” Oh, the irony. The US government has been shutdown since mid-December; now making it the longest shutdown in US history. And as […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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Starting a health and fitness routine during the winter months

During the winter months, I notice that I tend to fall into a cold weather “funk” — I’m more moody, I have less energy and my motivation to eat well and exercise regularly is almost non-existent. Basically, I want to ride out the gloomy weather and lack of sunlight until spring in my bedroom watching Netflix and relying on Uber […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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Teaching music from the comfort of your home

For many university students, they know the struggle of not being able to access a lot of things they can at home; a car, their own bathroom and even hobby items that just don’t have any room in student housing. For Emilee Feely, her inaccessibility to a piano while trying to become a piano teacher led her to create Feely […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·