Post Tagged with: "Waterloo"

Rainbow crosswalk unveiled in Uptown, vandalized three days later

Rainbow crosswalk unveiled in Uptown, vandalized three days later

This past Wednesday May 30, Waterloo’s first rainbow crosswalk was officially unveiled in the heart of uptown  located on Willis Way near the Waterloo Town Square. Dave Jaworsky, mayor of Waterloo, Melissa Durrell, uptown councillor, Tracy Van Kalsbeek, UpTown Waterloo BIA executive director, individuals from OK2BME and a crowd of over almost 30 were there to commemorate the unveiling. The […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
Photo by Dotun Jide/File Photo

Indigenous Knowledge Fund created at Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier University has created an Indigenous Knowledge Fund in order to support and encourage the presence of Indigenous content within academic settings on both the Waterloo and Brantford campus. Last year, Laurier Brantford’s faculty of Indigenous Studies, in collaboration with the Office of Indigenous Initiatives and the Office of the Dean of Students, created the fund. “We thought that […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
Photo by Garrison Oosterhof

Hawks beat Warriors in Battle of Waterloo

The Golden Hawks triumphed over the Warriors yesterday in the battle of Waterloo. Both teams walked on to Warrior Field undefeated in what was poised in what was poised to be one of the biggest match ups of the year. The game remained contentious for the first half, but ultimately the Golden Hawks held the lead, entering the second half […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Diane Taylor

New project to light up Waterloo Park

Plans to light up Waterloo Park are underway, lining up Waterloo to be the first of it’s kind in North America to have an illuminated trail. Waterloo Park has a promenade, which is the main trail between Seagram Drive and uptown Waterloo. The City of Waterloo has also looked into properly completing another part of the trail that runs behind […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
Photo by Luke Sarazin

Are the 2021 Canada summer games coming to Waterloo?

The 2021 Canada Summer Games are looking for a host city and the Region of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are hopeful to be their next destination. The region of Waterloo, Sudbury, Niagara and Ottawa are the four remaining bids hopeful to host the games. If the Region of Waterloo does prevail as host of the Summer Games, Laurier is […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
File Photo by Andreas Patsiaouros

Waterloo prepares for St. Patrick’s Day

Wilfrid Laurier University, along with community services, have begun preparing for one of the biggest holidays of the year: St. Patrick’s Day. Over 5,000 people gathered on Ezra Street last year to commemorate the holiday. Laurier’s dean of students, Leanne Holland-Brown, stressed the importance of participating with Laurier pride in mind, but the first and foremost concern of the university […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
Photo by Alex Trkulja

WRPS to invite community groups to task force

After an investigation by The Globe and Mail, it was found that approximately one in five reports of sexual assault are dismissed by police forces across Canada. The Waterloo Regional Police Services are taking action to review past sexual assault cases that were deemed unfounded. Police Chief Bryan Larkin announced earlier in February that the WRPS will be reviewing how […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Local, News ·
Graphic by Will Huang

A guide to signing leases and avoiding housing hiccups

After meticulous research, investigations into unfortunate living experiences and personally managing to move into a new living situation every year of my four-year university-career, I have finally cracked the code. Listen up folks. Before you are the four rules of signing leases that will hopefully avoid epic screw-overs, financial detriment and shitty situations. Why? Because the best way to fix […]

by Mitchell Consky· · Features ·
Photo by Marco Pedri

THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival brings out K-W’s finest

On a cold, stormy night in downtown Kitchener, a mac and cheese festival seemed like the perfect place to take refuge. Despite a sour event last year, THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival returned for a second year to dispel all doubts. The layout was set up similar to Taco Fest, a very successful event also held at THEMUSEUM. Instead of […]

by Fani Hsieh· · Arts and Life, Food ·