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A new method to assess COVID-19 patients: screening with AI

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed an AI-based software tool aimed at improving COVID-19 screening. Alexander Wong, a system design engineering professor at...

The Basket Project: One year later

In April 2020, University of Waterloo civil engineering student Nathan Lee and a group of friends from Western University in London, Ont. founded The...

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on arts & entertainment

It is no doubt the arts and entertainment industry has suffered significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. After a year of varying restrictions, lockdowns and...

Projections of the pandemic’s impact on mental health in the Waterloo...

18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has reported a 44 per cent increase in the number of people...

UW to hold Asian Heritage Month speakers’ panel on identity, perceptions...

The University of Waterloo is hosting a virtual event called the “Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging,” scheduled for Tuesday, May 25 from...

UW researchers developing at-home, saliva-based COVID test

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are in the process of creating an at-home saliva-based COVID-19 test expected to deliver a positive or negative...

Mandatory vaccines should be implemented for UW’s fall reopening

When the University of Waterloo announced on May 11 that it would be re-introducing in-person learning for the upcoming fall 2021 term, many students...

Detriments of Techno-Orientalism

This term was first coined by researcher and film critic David S. Roh in his book of the same name, Techno-Orientalism, where he examines...

Uptown Waterloo’s The Atrium and Angie’s Diner and Bakery to close

Uptown Waterloo’s The Atrium and Angie’s Diner and Bakery are closing to make way for a new development. Angie’s has announced it will shut...

“Facts Over Fear” Anti-lockdown protesters in Waterloo

On May 9, hundreds of protesters walked from Uptown Waterloo to Victoria Park, rallying against public health guidelines. Speakers at the “No More Lockdown” rally...