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Project SOIL gives purpose to unused land

Shared Opportunities on Institutional Lands, also known as Project SOIL, is a study that explores on-campus production of food at public and educational institutions. Created in 2013 by Philip Mount, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of geography and environmental studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, the goal of Project SOIL is to provide on-site food production for public institutions, which […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus ·
Muskoka Brewery held a tasting at Ethel's Lounge on July 23. (Photo by Will Huang)

Pairing craft beer and summer dishes with Muskoka Brewery

The pairing of the right beer to a culinary dish can create a truly unique and delicious food experience. This is exactly the sort of philosophy Muskoka Brewery holds, as was exemplified by their tap-to-taste event at Ethel’s Lounge on July 23. Taking five of their all-natural and unfiltered craft beers, the brewery paired them each with a different food […]

by Bryan Stephens· · Life ·
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Plans to expand airport put on hold

The Region of Waterloo International Airport’s master plan to expand is being put on hold until the airport is able to reach passenger capacity and earn more revenue. Initially there were five options in the master plan for the airport. The first involved the airport becoming a reliever for Pearson International Airport in Toronto, which would cost approximately $500 million. […]

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
WLU Inside-Out program renewed

WLU Inside-Out program renewed

This month Wilfrid Laurier University celebrated the renewal of its Inside-Out program. The program combines students who are enrolled at a university or college and students who are incarcerated, to create an alternate and more interactive learning environment. It serves to educate and benefit students through credit and provide a valuable learning experience. “This was the most rewarding experience that […]

by Daina Goldfinger· · Campus ·
RedHouse serves up Euro-fusion

RedHouse serves up Euro-fusion

By this point in the summer, it is safe to assume that you all have frequented a multitude of restaurants and patios already. Waterloo has no shortage when it comes to good restaurants with unique vibes and summer focused menus. However, one place that some of you probably have not tried is easily a contender for Waterloo’s best summer eatery: […]

by Mynt Marsellus· · Life ·
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In review: Ish & Chips food truck

Ever since it burned down in August 2012, notoriously delicious fish and chips restaurant Ish & Chips has been absent from the Waterloo region. Ish & Chips had some of the most delectable fish, chips, poutine and hot eats that this region had to offer but unfortunately, no one has been able to enjoy for almost two years. Luckily, they […]

by Kate Turner· · Life ·
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McMullan’s Pub ready to reopen

It’s been almost a year since Chuck McMullan has been allowed to step inside his pub — and he’s frustrated with the delay. “Check your insurance policy,” McMullan warns the public as he reflects on a challenging year. McMullan’s Pub and Grill House, located at 56 King Street North, was one of many businesses put on hiatus after a storm […]

by Ashley Denuzzo· · Local ·
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Encore Records store moves shop

Downtown Kitchener record shop Encore Records is getting a second run in a new location. The shop is moving to King Street from their current Queen Street location, which they’ve been in since 1989. The recent sale of their building prompted their move, which is slated for July 1. “The building being sold was the catalyst for the move. You […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
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Hawks join big leagues with K-W United

Even though the school year is over, soccer season is just kicking off. This summer, seven Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer players are playing for Kitchener-Waterloo United Football Club. The roster includes 21 high-caliber varsity athletes who have teamed up to play professionally to prepare for the 2014 season at school. For Emily Brown, forward on the Laurier soccer team, […]

by Mynt Marsellus· · Soccer, Sports ·