Sports & Health

The Continued Rise of UW Esports

When we last checked in with the UW esports community, they had just finished running one of their largest LAN events yet and had...

University of Waterloo Students Thank Provincial Government for Investing in Student Mental Health

 On October 6th, the provincial government of Ontario announced that they will be increasing funding for post-secondary mental health supports by 20 per cent...

Advanced medical imaging testing in Canadian trials for COVID-19 detection

KA Imaging, a UW spin-off company, has developed Reveal 35C – a dual-energy X-ray detector that has the potential to be used for the...

Varsity esports are competitive: what does it take to get a spot on the...

As esports begins to gain recognition globally, a group of local students are vying to bring the win home as the first team representing...

How hobbies can improve your mental health

Protecting your mental health is of utmost importance in university, especially during hard times like these. With midterms just around the corner and limited...

No winter sports: OUA cancellation continued through winter term

On Thursday, Oct. 15 2020, Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced that sports will not be taking place this winter. The cancellation of university sports...

New Model helps decide who should get the COVID-19 vaccine first

Researchers at UW claim that the COVID-19 vaccine should be administered to people 60 and older should it be ready by January 2021.  According to...

How does not being able to play sports affect athletes’ mental health?

Another thing to adjust during social distancing and lockdowns were hobbies and sports. The only option was to stick to safer hobbies. Baking and...

How to rep Waterloo Warriors from home

As the fall term begins, classes are starting up and leaves are changing colour, but the usual excitement of cheering on your favourite Waterloo...

UW researchers develop pain-free device for diabetic patients

  Researchers from UW’s Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems and Wireless Sensors and Devices Lab have developed a revolutionary device that could be...
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