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Shinerama anticipates to raise more money through local partnerships

This year’s Shinerama committee, led by coordinator Jillian Utter, has already spent the summer making significant progress by fundraising. The committee is made up of Utter, five executives and 35 general volunteers. The committee is already anticipating to raise more money than last year. They have developed strong partnerships with local companies including Ezra-Bricker, Shoeless Joes, Frat Burger and Wilf’s, […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Campus, Local, News ·
Photo by Victoria Panacci.

Three cheers for Pokémon Go

By now you have probably seen people walking around Waterloo in groups, randomly stopping at intersections and landmarks, with their eyes glued to their phones. Although not an uncommon sight, its what’s on those phones that’s making waves. By releasing this augmented reality game, Nintendo has seemingly solved a video game’s biggest downfall: lack of physical activity. I think there […]

by Mynt Marsellus· · Arts and Life, Life ·
Fire causes building evacuation at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

Fire causes building evacuation at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

This afternoon, a fire caused a secondary building at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market to be evacuated. Dale Martin, deputy fire chief of Woolwich Fire explained what happened when the fire department arrived on scene. “We got a call around 1:35 [p.m.], alarm ringing, possible fire on the roof,” he said. “As we were getting near, there was a lot of […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Local, News ·
Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Summer after summer we watch many cities gather to celebrate LGBTQ communities around the world. This year there is a pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo, also known as the tri-cities. Alex Chunaco, the coordinator of this weeklong festival, expressed how meaningful this event is for our communities. “Since 1995, pride festivals have had traditions of being held in the area,” […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·