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Game Review: Firewatch

Firewatch is a first-person linear adventure game that came out in September 2016. After a brief introduction to your playing character — Henry, you...

Investing in manufacturing innovation FedDev Ontario invests in UWaterloo’s additive manufacturing lab

Minister Bardish Chagger came to the University of Waterloo May 24 to announce an $8.9 million investment to establish the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Innovation...

Antikythera Mechanism

It has been 125 years since the discovery of the world’s oldest mechanical calculator — arguably an analogue computer — a device made by...

Waterloo “Captures” Dark Matter!

Researchers at the University of Waterloo, Professor of Astronomy Mike Hudson and former master’s student Seth Epps used weak gravitational lensing to capture the...

Verdun Game Review

A squad-based multiplayer first-person shooter, Verdun was released for PC in April 2015, PlayStation 4 in August 2016 and Xbox One in March 2017...

The sky is the virtual limit “Virtual Reality Story Telling Lab” in the works

When it comes to virtual reality, most associate it with the future of video games. However, Dr. Neil Randall will tell you a very...

Power your home with pet poo Dog doo-doo and microbes combine for fertile green...

The city of Waterloo will be the first city in Canada to use an easily accessible renewable resource for energy: dog poop. Mayor Dave Jaworsky...

Start-ups focused on clean energy from Waterloo

Borealis Wind This start-up focuses on de-icing turbine blades, which reduces power output on wind farms. They have designed an easy-to-install heating retrofit to be...

Science, software and carshares — oh my! The best of Waterloo startups show their...

UW startups fought for crucial funding and a chance to market their products at the 18th Velocity Fund Finals, held March 30 in the...

Weighing in on populism in politics

Trump-style populism may not be in Canada yet, but the concept isn’t entirely foreign to Canadian politics either. The rise of populist sentiment in both...
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