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Students advocate for fossil fuel divestment

In 2013, a small group of students started Fossil Free UW (FFUW), with the goal to get UW to divest (opposite of investment) student...

LRT on the right track

After months of delay, the long-awaited Light Rail Transit (LRT) is ready to take to the tracks of Waterloo. Following long-term construction throughout the region...

Will high sin taxes endanger your community? UW professor of economics says, “The government...

Director of the Masters of Public Service program and UW economics Professor Anindya Sen, believes that the proposed tax on marijuana will have a...

Summing up campus sustainability

In review of the past year, University of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur released the 2016 Environmental Sustainability Report on Oct. 26. This year, the 52-page...

Thinking beyond the norms at TEDxUW

UW celebrated its 6th annual TEDxUW Event in the Humanities Theatre Oct. 28. The widely known talk series was given a University of Waterloo twist...

Feds General Meeting gets heated with debate

Chaired by Chris Lolas, the Feds General Meeting took place Oct. 24 in the SLC Great Hall. The General Meeting was productive, with the...

Earning what you’re worth New website helps Waterloo students find a great co-op at...

Co-op jobs don’t come easily, especially as a first-year student competing for a job experience that offers the right pay. This year, two UW students...

UW math grad returns to Canada after years captive

After departing for a backpacking trip through Afghanistan in 2012, Joshua Boyle and his pregnant wife, Caitlin Coleman disappeared without a trace. In the five...

New moon, renewed intentions

Last week, on Oct. 19, we entered a new moon phase. To celebrate the occasion, a group from St. Paul’s University’s Aboriginal Education Centre...

Campus committee takes on mental health

With midterms underway, behind the scenes, a mental health committee is at work to provide further student support. In response to several tragic student suicides...
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