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Great Lakes scholar named Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Governance

“There’s a long history of Canada and the United States working together on the Great Lakes,” said Dr. John Hartig, the newest Fulbright Canada...

Gun amnesty program back after one-year hiatus

In 2014 and 2015, the Waterloo Region Police Service seized over 300 weapons and 14,000 rounds of ammunition from citizens voluntarily giving them up...

Bus to the future

Innovation is taking to the streets in public transit with the Grand River Transit (GRT) payment system update. Originally set for launch in August of...

“Heads Up” legislation proposed by MPP

If you have ever driven on Ring Road during transition times, you will notice that out of the hundreds of students crossing the street,...

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...
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