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Beating the odds conference inspires resilience in K-W students

Beating the odds conference inspires resilience in K-W students

On Friday Feb. 10, the Beating The Odds conference was held in the Turret on the Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo campus. This event is dedicated to inspiring and educating black high school students in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge area to pursue post-secondary education. The conference was created 12 years ago by Laurier alumnus David Green, as there were an alarming […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Unsigned: Laurier community’s fast response to current events

In the news the past few weeks, there have been many scary examples of intolerance around the world. From Trump’s Muslim ban to the mosque massacre in Quebec City, it’s a scary time for Laurier’s Muslim community. We can’t comment on what other schools did in response to these tragedies, but we were impressed with the fast response from the […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
Photo by Jesse Bauman

Kitchener mourns victims of Quebec attack

On Sunday Jan. 29 at 7:50 p.m. emergency responders received a frantic phone call from various individuals reporting an attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec. The attack involved several gun shots, killing six men and putting five others in critical condition. The shooting took place in a mosque, where people of Muslim faith visit to pay their respects […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
Investigating the threat of Fentanyls

Investigating the threat of Fentanyls

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is 50 to 100 times  more powerful than morphine. Like many opioids, the drug, with many variations of potency, has reached far beyond the boundaries of medical prescriptions. Unfortunately for students and the Kitchener-Waterloo community, these boundaries are unknown — potentially leading to a spike in overdose deaths and seizures throughout the […]

by Mitchell Consky· · Features ·
Photo by Madeline McInnis

Princess Cinema’s Quote-Along continues to draw crowd with Princess Bride

It’s not every day you walk into a movie theatre to be greeted with a “Welcome to the Fire Swamp, watch out for the R.O.U.S.’s, but I don’t believe they exist.” On Thursday, Princess Cinemas and the “folkes” from the Royal Medieval Faire hosted a The Princess Bride quote-along (think sing-along with subtitles instead of song lyrics). They gave away […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Photo by Marco Pedri

Rhapsody Barrel Bar is perhaps Kitchener’s chameleon restaurant

Rhapsody Barrel Bar is an inconspicuous restaurant and music venue situated in the heart of downtown Kitchener. I describe the place as inconspicuous because it’s difficult to predict what this place can offer. I remember walking by and feeling confused. The restaurant is attached to a clothing store, hosts its own café at the front and if you peer in, […]

by Erika Ymana· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Waterloo local band gaining steady traction ahead of Maxwell’s show

Waterloo local band gaining steady traction ahead of Maxwell’s show

As we drove along in a car stuffed with tripods, lighting equipment and a couple camera cases, I glanced at my phone to review the message for directions. It told me to look out for a big sign that said “Creative Enterprise,” but no such sign existed — not much help when we were already running late.

by Mitchell Consky· · Arts, Arts and Life ·