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    Digital Edition – April 16, 2018

       

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  • BY JOSH PEDERSON Imaging having a job where you wake up every day, turn on a camera, connect a microphone and broadcast yourself to an audience from around the world. You get to make your own hours and oftentimes, you don’t even have to leave your house. The job of livestreaming is quickly gaining traction as a legitimate career path and for those who are successful, monthly earnings can be in the hundreds of thousands...

    Living off livestreaming

    BY JOSH PEDERSON Imaging having a job where you wake up every day, turn on a camera, connect a microphone and broadcast yourself to an audience from around the world. You get to make your own hours and oftentimes, you don’t even have to leave your house. The job of livestreaming is quickly gaining traction as a legitimate career path and for those who are successful, monthly earnings can be in the hundreds of thousands...

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  • By MELISSA HORTON Conestoga College’s business management students brought some important environmental issues to the Doon campus the week of March 26. As part of environmental week at the college, students hosted a waste audit in the cafeteria in order to raise awareness about how much waste is put into the wrong bins. “Right now we’re focusing on how to divert waste,” said Nour Hmedy, a first-year business management student. According to Conestoga College’s 2016...

    Waste audit cleans up campus

    By MELISSA HORTON Conestoga College’s business management students brought some important environmental issues to the Doon campus the week of March 26. As part of environmental week at the college, students hosted a waste audit in the cafeteria in order to raise awareness about how much waste is put into the wrong bins. “Right now we’re focusing on how to divert waste,” said Nour Hmedy, a first-year business management student. According to Conestoga College’s 2016...

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    Digital Edition- April 9, 2018

     

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  • BY LUCAS HUTTERI The votes are in and Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) has announced the winners of the 2018-2019 CSI board of directors election. A total of 881 valid votes were received and the winners are Jack Gaudet, Sharan Kalsi, Kevin Lewis, Andrew MacNeil, Martha Prada, Angela van Stee and Scot Wyles. Aimee Calma remains the CSI president. Brittany Greig is vice-president, external and Porter Oleson is vice-president, internal. Two returning faces on the CSI...

    New 2018-2019 CSI directors elected

    BY LUCAS HUTTERI The votes are in and Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) has announced the winners of the 2018-2019 CSI board of directors election. A total of 881 valid votes were received and the winners are Jack Gaudet, Sharan Kalsi, Kevin Lewis, Andrew MacNeil, Martha Prada, Angela van Stee and Scot Wyles. Aimee Calma remains the CSI president. Brittany Greig is vice-president, external and Porter Oleson is vice-president, internal. Two returning faces on the CSI...

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  • Local man creates conversation with unique social bar BY PETER SWART Waterloo is continuing to grow more and more each day and it’s thanks to people like Rami Said. Said is one of the city’s many entrepreneurs who offer something to the community that makes it as unique as it is. He was born and raised in Waterloo and as he grew older he decided to check out what the rest of the world had...

    New creative hub opens in Waterloo

    Local man creates conversation with unique social bar BY PETER SWART Waterloo is continuing to grow more and more each day and it’s thanks to people like Rami Said. Said is one of the city’s many entrepreneurs who offer something to the community that makes it as unique as it is. He was born and raised in Waterloo and as he grew older he decided to check out what the rest of the world had...

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  • Digital Edition – April 2, 2018

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  • BY MIKE TURCOTTE-MCCUSKER It’s no secret to anyone who lives in Waterloo Region that we have a homeless problem. You can’t avoid seeing it if you go through any of the three cores, whether it be King Street that runs through Kitchener and Waterloo, or Ainslie Street in Cambridge. However, few realize just how big a problem it is. Although recent statistics from the Region of Waterloo indicate there are fewer homeless in the region,...

    BY MIKE TURCOTTE-MCCUSKER It’s no secret to anyone who lives in Waterloo Region that we have a homeless problem. You can’t avoid seeing it if you go through any of the three cores, whether it be King Street that runs through Kitchener and Waterloo, or Ainslie Street in Cambridge. However, few realize just how big a problem it is. Although recent statistics from the Region of Waterloo indicate there are fewer homeless in the region,...

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  • BY PETER SWART Students in Conestoga’s sustainable business management program were hoping for gold in the Carbon Cleanse Challenge which took place across the region last month. Paul Cochrane, Conestoga’s waste diversion/sustainability co-ordinator, said the challenge was a way for organizations to lessen their negative impact on the environment. “The Carbon Cleanse Challenge is a four-week challenge in which various organizations and the Region of Waterloo participate to help mitigate their impacts on global climate...

    Students take the Carbon Cleanse Challenge

    BY PETER SWART Students in Conestoga’s sustainable business management program were hoping for gold in the Carbon Cleanse Challenge which took place across the region last month. Paul Cochrane, Conestoga’s waste diversion/sustainability co-ordinator, said the challenge was a way for organizations to lessen their negative impact on the environment. “The Carbon Cleanse Challenge is a four-week challenge in which various organizations and the Region of Waterloo participate to help mitigate their impacts on global climate...

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  • Get some exercise and help out a charity at the same time. Get Jacked for RHWR will be held on Sunday, April 15 by a group of Conestoga bachelor of public relations students at the Grand Valley Country Club in Cambridge. It is a two-hour workout class affiliated with local business Proactive Training and Nutrition. Proactive is donating time and equipment to run a one-hour boot camp class and a one-hour Zumba class to help...

    Get your sweat on and raise money for charity

    Get some exercise and help out a charity at the same time. Get Jacked for RHWR will be held on Sunday, April 15 by a group of Conestoga bachelor of public relations students at the Grand Valley Country Club in Cambridge. It is a two-hour workout class affiliated with local business Proactive Training and Nutrition. Proactive is donating time and equipment to run a one-hour boot camp class and a one-hour Zumba class to help...

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