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  • By Jessica Towriss, Spoke News With the fall semester beginning at Conestoga College, the halls have been full of new and returning students. With returning and first-year students, Conestoga College has welcomed a record-breaking population of more than 13,000 full-time students and more than 38,000 part-time students across all Conestoga campuses. With the influx of students, the college has hired more than 100 full-time employees to contribute to student success, increasing the number of full-time...

    Students can access wide range of services

    By Jessica Towriss, Spoke News With the fall semester beginning at Conestoga College, the halls have been full of new and returning students. With returning and first-year students, Conestoga College has welcomed a record-breaking population of more than 13,000 full-time students and more than 38,000 part-time students across all Conestoga campuses. With the influx of students, the college has hired more than 100 full-time employees to contribute to student success, increasing the number of full-time…

  • By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News With the school year starting and transportation options at peak demand, students at Conestoga College are getting back into the swing of purchasing bus passes in order to make their year a little smoother. But with new changes to the bus passes taking effect as of Sept. 1, there are a few more challenges for them to face. Many students decide to buy bus passes out of convenience, and with...

    New GRT passes working — with a few exceptions

    By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News With the school year starting and transportation options at peak demand, students at Conestoga College are getting back into the swing of purchasing bus passes in order to make their year a little smoother. But with new changes to the bus passes taking effect as of Sept. 1, there are a few more challenges for them to face. Many students decide to buy bus passes out of convenience, and with…

  • By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Hundreds of people turned out on Sept. 8 for Rise for Climate, an international display of protest and calls for change that saw over 900 different actions in 91 countries across all seven continents. The Waterloo Region Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the Waterloo Region Labour Council, among others, in conjunction with 350.org, partnered to bring local activists and speakers together to demand change and accountability from our elected representatives to...

    Hundreds demand change to combat global warming

    By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Hundreds of people turned out on Sept. 8 for Rise for Climate, an international display of protest and calls for change that saw over 900 different actions in 91 countries across all seven continents. The Waterloo Region Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the Waterloo Region Labour Council, among others, in conjunction with 350.org, partnered to bring local activists and speakers together to demand change and accountability from our elected representatives to…

  • By Colin Burrowes, Spoke News Visits to the vet don’t have to scare you if you are a student trying to make ends meet. East Village Animal Hospital, better known as EVAH, in Kitchener has your back if you are a pet-loving OSAP student or working student earning less than $40,131 per year. “If they are on OSAP, they qualify immediately.” said Euraysia Duhainn, a medical veterinary assistant at EVAH, regarding the facility’s discounted rates....

    Veterinary hospital offers affordable services for students

    By Colin Burrowes, Spoke News Visits to the vet don’t have to scare you if you are a student trying to make ends meet. East Village Animal Hospital, better known as EVAH, in Kitchener has your back if you are a pet-loving OSAP student or working student earning less than $40,131 per year. “If they are on OSAP, they qualify immediately.” said Euraysia Duhainn, a medical veterinary assistant at EVAH, regarding the facility’s discounted rates….

  • By Karina Kajishima, Spoke News With the beginning of another school year at Conestoga, the college’s hallways turn into the students’ personal runway again. Full of people from all over the world, the college is a place where you will find a variety of styles. Here are some of the fashion highlights of this week’s Fashion ICONdors: “Wearing bright colours definitely puts me in a better mood,” Ballas said. “It definitely boosts my confidence.” She...

    Fashion ICONdors: Week of Sept. 13, 2018

    By Karina Kajishima, Spoke News With the beginning of another school year at Conestoga, the college’s hallways turn into the students’ personal runway again. Full of people from all over the world, the college is a place where you will find a variety of styles. Here are some of the fashion highlights of this week’s Fashion ICONdors: “Wearing bright colours definitely puts me in a better mood,” Ballas said. “It definitely boosts my confidence.” She…

  • By Kaitlyn Mullin, Spoke News On Sept. 3, the American multinational corporation Nike released an advertisement campaign that became a subject of controversy across the internet. The ad features a former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, who created his own controversy in 2016 when he began taking a knee during the American national anthem. “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” reads the controversial advertisement — part of Nike’s “Just...

    Controversial Nike ad sparks debate

    By Kaitlyn Mullin, Spoke News On Sept. 3, the American multinational corporation Nike released an advertisement campaign that became a subject of controversy across the internet. The ad features a former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, who created his own controversy in 2016 when he began taking a knee during the American national anthem. “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” reads the controversial advertisement — part of Nike’s “Just…

Featured Stories
  • By Jessica Towriss, Spoke News With the fall semester beginning at Conestoga College, the halls have been full of new and returning students. With returning and first-year students, Conestoga College has welcomed a record-breaking population of more than 13,000 full-time students and more than 38,000 part-time students across all Conestoga campuses. With the influx of students, the college has hired more than 100 full-time employees to contribute to student success, increasing the number of full-time...

    Students can access wide range of services

    By Jessica Towriss, Spoke News With the fall semester beginning at Conestoga College, the halls have been full of new and returning students. With returning and first-year students, Conestoga College has welcomed a record-breaking population of more than 13,000 full-time students and more than 38,000 part-time students across all Conestoga campuses. With the influx of students, the college has hired more than 100 full-time employees to contribute to student success, increasing the number of full-time…

  • By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News With the school year starting and transportation options at peak demand, students at Conestoga College are getting back into the swing of purchasing bus passes in order to make their year a little smoother. But with new changes to the bus passes taking effect as of Sept. 1, there are a few more challenges for them to face. Many students decide to buy bus passes out of convenience, and with...

    New GRT passes working — with a few exceptions

    By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News With the school year starting and transportation options at peak demand, students at Conestoga College are getting back into the swing of purchasing bus passes in order to make their year a little smoother. But with new changes to the bus passes taking effect as of Sept. 1, there are a few more challenges for them to face. Many students decide to buy bus passes out of convenience, and with…

  • By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Hundreds of people turned out on Sept. 8 for Rise for Climate, an international display of protest and calls for change that saw over 900 different actions in 91 countries across all seven continents. The Waterloo Region Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the Waterloo Region Labour Council, among others, in conjunction with 350.org, partnered to bring local activists and speakers together to demand change and accountability from our elected representatives to...

    Hundreds demand change to combat global warming

    By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Hundreds of people turned out on Sept. 8 for Rise for Climate, an international display of protest and calls for change that saw over 900 different actions in 91 countries across all seven continents. The Waterloo Region Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the Waterloo Region Labour Council, among others, in conjunction with 350.org, partnered to bring local activists and speakers together to demand change and accountability from our elected representatives to…

  • By Colin Burrowes, Spoke News Visits to the vet don’t have to scare you if you are a student trying to make ends meet. East Village Animal Hospital, better known as EVAH, in Kitchener has your back if you are a pet-loving OSAP student or working student earning less than $40,131 per year. “If they are on OSAP, they qualify immediately.” said Euraysia Duhainn, a medical veterinary assistant at EVAH, regarding the facility’s discounted rates....

    Veterinary hospital offers affordable services for students

    By Colin Burrowes, Spoke News Visits to the vet don’t have to scare you if you are a student trying to make ends meet. East Village Animal Hospital, better known as EVAH, in Kitchener has your back if you are a pet-loving OSAP student or working student earning less than $40,131 per year. “If they are on OSAP, they qualify immediately.” said Euraysia Duhainn, a medical veterinary assistant at EVAH, regarding the facility’s discounted rates….

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