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5G Is 4G on Steroids

Recently, a new technology has become available that will change wireless connections globally. 5G networks are quickly becoming widespread across the country, with Rogers...

A Story of Clothing: Dale Boyer’s Clothswap

Like people, clothes age, and along with it, our love for them. But what comes with time is a need for something new, and...

Waterloo’s troubling absence from the DLI list

Designated Learning Institute (DLI) is a title given to schools across Canada,  which enables them to permit chosen applicants to apply for study permits....

Meritocracy in Canada

In October last year, CNN nominated “The Meritocracy Trap” by Daniel Markovits as its Book of the Week. I finally got a chance to...

Anti-racism courses won’t be mandatory at UW despite 8,000 signature petition

Over 8,000 students have now signed a petition titled, “Addition of Anti-Racism course to mandatory degree requirement for all faculties.” This petition was created...

Canadian mining companies are devastating Mexico’s biodiversity as environmentalists are killed

While on  UW’s School of Environment, Enterprise, and Development trip to Mexico, we visited La Mancha lake in the state of Veracruz.  La Mancha is...

Waterloo Region COVID-19 recovery rate lower than Ontario average

The values shown in this article reflect the status of the COVID-19 pandemic on May 29, 2020 and may differ from current numbers.  Throughout Ontario,...

How universities in Canada responded to COVID-19

Decision-making bodies, such as governments, churn out policy upon policy in hopes of mitigating any impacts the COVID-19 pandemic may have, including impacts on...

The real reasons why international students pay higher tuition fees

International students are a staple of any Canadian university and integral to the financial buoyancy of our post-secondary education system. 1 - How much do...

FLATTEN Canada: UW students fight virus with data

Monitoring and controlling COVID-19 cases is a growing global mission as infection numbers continue to rise exponentially. Countries such as South Korea and China are...