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A reflection on Asian Heritage Month

On May 25, the University of Waterloo’s President’s Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) held a virtual event called the “Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging.”  The...

U SPORTS announces initiatives in fight against systemic racism

U SPORTS, the national governing body of university sport in Canada, recently issued a Statement of Actions following the conclusion of Black History Month.    “The...

UW Celebrates Glow’s 50th Anniversary, International Women’s Day

This March, UW is celebrating two important initiatives centred on advancing equality: Glow’s 50th Anniversary (Mar. 5, 2021) and International Women’s Day (Mar. 8,...

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,...