Post Tagged with: "University of Waterloo"

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Unsigned: Are gendered-segregated residences outdated?

The University of Waterloo’s Registrar’s Office was recently approached by a student who did not identify as male or female. This student was told that, in order to apply to be a student, a gender needed to be selected on the OUAC form. A motion has since been written for the application form to be changed and thanks to the […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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PASS kit (panic, anxiety and stress) created for mental health

 Editor’s note: For those wanting to purchase a kit, please check out http://mypasskit.com/ or email Tina, tina@mypasskit.com.  University of Waterloo students Tina Chan and Alaaddin Sidahmed realized the lack, so they created the PASS kit, which stands for Panic Anxiety and Stress Support kit. Chan and Sidahmed first conceived the idea for the 2015 Big Ideas Challenge, a pitch competition hosted by […]

by Lena Yang· · Local, News ·
Emotional complexity is based on focus, according to University of Waterloo research paper

Emotional complexity is based on focus, according to University of Waterloo research paper

Graphic by Fani Hsieh People who are able to differentiate their mixed emotions tend to be more emotionally sophisticated and in-depth, according to a research paper conducted at the University of Waterloo. Igor Grossmann, assistant professor in the department of psychology at the University of Waterloo and lead author of the paper, along with his colleagues, wondered what it meant […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local, News ·
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the new building on Breithaupt Street on January 14

Google’s new building in Kitchener seen as an investment

Space on Breithaupt Street will now house over 350 engineer positions | Contributed Image Google unveiled its 185,000 square-foot building on January 14. Now home to over 350 engineers, the building works to promote environmentally-friendly and healthy choices such as a bike locker, group fitness space and a rock climbing wall. Additional and expected “fun” aspects about a Google office […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local ·