Post Tagged with: "Waterloo Region"

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Changes made to waste collection in Waterloo

Changes to how waste will be collected in the Waterloo Region will come into effect this March 2017. The new changes will affect all single family homes that qualify for curbside collection, as well as small apartments that have up to six units. Single family homes will be limited to four bags or cans of garbage every two weeks and […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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WUSC sets up mock refugee camp

Wilfrid Laurier University’s chapter of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) held a refugee awareness event in the concourse on Dec. 5. The event included a “simulated refugee camp,” according to the club’s Facebook event and was inspired by a similar event held at Laurier’s Brantford campus last year. According to WUSC’s director of events, Jennifer Thompson, the event had […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Campus, News ·
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Bingemans hosts drive thru light display

This year, Bingemans is hosting a two kilometre drive-thru light display in partnership with the Gift of Lights. Located just off of Bingemans Centre Drive, the light show includes 30 animated and static light displays that consist of over one million twinkling lights. The Gift of Lights has arranged similar displays in throughout the states, however this is the first […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Local, News ·
Disney’s Queen of Katwe: a twist on the classic fairytale

Disney’s Queen of Katwe: a twist on the classic fairytale

Disney has been releasing rags-to-riches tales since the dawn of time, though its latest addition, Queen of Katwe, is a far cry from the Cinderella of our youth. While the film opens to a scene of the heroine, Phiona, smartly dressed as she enters a chess tournament, the film quickly rewinds years earlier to Katwe, an area in the Ugandan […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·
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Another chance for Harmony Lunch building in Waterloo Region

Harmony Lunch in Waterloo is set to reopen after its recent closure a few weeks ago. The historic restaurant has been owned by the Marks family for the past 86 years. The restaurant brought numerous regular customers to the building on Oct. 29 for their last meal before shutting down. Community members valued Harmony Lunch before they closed and the […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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Unsigned: Click-bait in reality for politics instead of a fictional thrill

This Halloween, Princess Cinemas and the Horror Show Collective invited viewers to screen the “scariest movie ever” for a chance to win $200, but they didn’t know the title of the film going into the screening. While patrons were expecting gore and horror in the form of Michael Meyers or Jason, what they got was animal slaughter documentary called Earthlings. […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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Laurier and City of Waterloo to unveil CityStudio

Wilfrid Laurier University will soon be unveiling the CityStudio project, a newly developed course to be offered through a partnership with the City of Waterloo. The new course, named Social Innovation in the City, is set to be offered in the beginning of January 2017 for the winter term through the department of Global Studies. This is but a stepping […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Local, News ·
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Unexpected reactions to Horror Show Collective’s Scary Movie Challenge

When I think of scary movies, the first thing that comes to mind is horror, fake blood and graphic scenes with nothing real about them. On October 27, The Scary Movie Challenge, hosted by the Horror Show Collective was held at the Princess Cinemas in uptown Waterloo. The movie that was being showed was kept secret, but it was said […]

by Brittany Ditizio· · Arts and Life ·
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Unsigned: What are our students satisfied about to make us No. 1?

Laurier was recently ranked the number one school in Canada for student satisfaction in Maclean’s annual university rankings. The article has been shared numerous times by proud Golden Hawks, but it made us wonder how many of these students actually understand the university rankings and how they work. What really is student satisfaction? Looking at the criteria for this award, […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·