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Through our Waterloo Windows: Lifting Spirits and Keeping Communities Together

While people across the world are physically distancing, Create Waterloo’s Through our Waterloo Windows project is keeping the city connected.  “The project allows people to...

The Year of the Rat Students at UW welcome the Lunar...

Unlike the solar calendar that is based on the sun’s movement, the Chinese follow the Lunar calendar that is based on the phases of...

For the Children

Films are gradually aiming for younger audiences, but niche activities are catering more and more to mature audiences.  Children and teens are the only ones...

Holocaust banner defaced

A Holocaust Education Week banner was vandalized with antisemitic political slogans on November 4. The exhibit at which the vandalization occurred was hosted by Hillel Waterloo/Laurier....

One sky over all: celebrating diversity

As a child, Shu Zhang avoided anything considered ‘cute.’ Now 22, she fills that blank in her childhood by actively dressing in Lolita fashion­—a Japanese...

One corner of the world to another For those that may...

  University is a new adventure in the lives of most students, but is especially novel for international students. Students who come to Canada specifically to...

Let’s talk about unplugging ourselves

I honestly don’t know why they allowed me to write about this. I am no poster child for limiting the amount of time I spend...

“Art” is not an excuse for Cultural Appropriation  

May 15, Hal Niedzviecki published an editorial called “Winning the Cultural Appropriation Prize” in Canadian magazine Write. In this editorial, Niedzviecki suggested that cultural...