Science & Tech

What to expect at gamer’s Christmas: E3

And so it is upon us, the Christmas of gamers all over the world, E3, is coming soon. For those not in the know,...

Female role models win Canadian Engineering Scholarships worth $15,000

Two University of Waterloo students were awarded Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) scholarships. Clarisse Schneider, a second-year software engineering student was awarded the $5,000 Allstream...

Nintendo vs. game journalism

We're currently in what we call a slow period of gaming news. The late winter releases have come out, and only a handful of games are being released between now and the fall. E3, the Christmas of gaming news, is less than a month away, meaning companies will be keeping their news secret in anticipation.

Science matters

The Waterloo Federal Liberal Association recently hosted a panel discussion with two UW scientists to discuss the consequences of recent government budget cuts to science grant programs.

The retro Smash Bros. with arrows you need to be playing

In my trademark obsessive nature when it comes to gaming news, and particularly game trailers, I've been more or less playing the Smash Bros. Direct that just came out all week.

Entrepreneurship award highlights wearable technology

Six teams won $10,000 in funding at the first annual Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards for Capstone Design, held April 4.

South Park: The Stick of Truth – The best TV show you can play

Our gaming columnist reviews the recently release South Park game, South Park: The Stick of Truth

Young startups compete for VeloCity venture fund

Keeping with their mission to support startups at UW, Velocity held their termly Velocity Fund Finals, giving away three $1,000 awards and four $25,000 to startups.

Micro Files

An experimental anticancer compound has been found to reverse schizophrenia in mice, researchers question the quantity of water thought to be on the moon, and research out of MIT proposes an alternate theory on the cause of dinosaur extinction.

Practicality over performance

The Midnight Sun legacy, which began 25 years ago with a solar powered bike, is now taking a turn in a more "practical" direction, designing and building a solar car.
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