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  • By Saifullah Muhammad, Spoke News Conestoga College’s soccer Condors are still hopeful to come back despite losing their two previous home games of the season in the Ontario college men’s soccer league last week. “I am still happy and confident to shine despite suffering back-to-back defeats. This was really unfortunate for the last two games,” said Reza Ullah after the match against the Cambrian soccer team on Saturday at Condor Field. He also mentioned that...

    Soccer condors confident despite slow start

    By Saifullah Muhammad, Spoke News Conestoga College’s soccer Condors are still hopeful to come back despite losing their two previous home games of the season in the Ontario college men’s soccer league last week. “I am still happy and confident to shine despite suffering back-to-back defeats. This was really unfortunate for the last two games,” said Reza Ullah after the match against the Cambrian soccer team on Saturday at Condor Field. He also mentioned that...

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  • By Clara Montgomery, Spoke News Another school year is upon us and to celebrate the arrival of students new and old, Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) is holding a second-in-a-row Welcome Back Concert at the Rec Centre tonight. Headlining it this year are the indie rock genre’s Tokyo Police Club and Hollerado. All proceeds from this year’s show will go towards the CSI food bank. “An event like this is a great way to interact with other...

    Welcome back concert to benefit food bank

    By Clara Montgomery, Spoke News Another school year is upon us and to celebrate the arrival of students new and old, Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) is holding a second-in-a-row Welcome Back Concert at the Rec Centre tonight. Headlining it this year are the indie rock genre’s Tokyo Police Club and Hollerado. All proceeds from this year’s show will go towards the CSI food bank. “An event like this is a great way to interact with other...

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  • By CHRISTINA JONAS It’s the end of an era at Conestoga College. Spoke, the weekly newspaper produced by journalism students, published its final print edition on April 16. In September we are moving to a digital-only model that will allow for more real-time news and digital storytelling. Spoke Online (www.spokeonline.com), our current online news site, will continue the print edition’s tradition of featuring high-quality editorial content, including news, features, commentary and photographs, but will be...

    Spoke publishes final print edition

    By CHRISTINA JONAS It’s the end of an era at Conestoga College. Spoke, the weekly newspaper produced by journalism students, published its final print edition on April 16. In September we are moving to a digital-only model that will allow for more real-time news and digital storytelling. Spoke Online (www.spokeonline.com), our current online news site, will continue the print edition’s tradition of featuring high-quality editorial content, including news, features, commentary and photographs, but will be...

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  • BY TAYLOR PACE A father walks through the door of the safe injection site in Toronto pushing a stroller with a toddler inside. He is here to use. This sight initially shocks Darryl Gebien, who is there as an observer. But the shock quickly disappears when he realizes the alternative: a father dosing alone, potentially nodding off and overdosing; potentially leaving a child unattended. “What would be the alternative for this guy? He’s going to...

    Understanding substance abuse

    BY TAYLOR PACE A father walks through the door of the safe injection site in Toronto pushing a stroller with a toddler inside. He is here to use. This sight initially shocks Darryl Gebien, who is there as an observer. But the shock quickly disappears when he realizes the alternative: a father dosing alone, potentially nodding off and overdosing; potentially leaving a child unattended. “What would be the alternative for this guy? He’s going to...

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  • BY MELISSA HORTON Conestoga College’s design foundations students hosted their annual year-end design showcase and awards on April 6 at the Waterloo Region Museum. Called Skillz Manifesto, the event showcased an array of student designs, including canvas art, prints and two-dimensional and three-dimensional pieces. Guests at the show could bid on canvas paintings by the students and could purchase a selection of student prints. Tickets cost $10 with proceeds helping to pay for costs incurred...

    Students host Skillz Manifesto

    BY MELISSA HORTON Conestoga College’s design foundations students hosted their annual year-end design showcase and awards on April 6 at the Waterloo Region Museum. Called Skillz Manifesto, the event showcased an array of student designs, including canvas art, prints and two-dimensional and three-dimensional pieces. Guests at the show could bid on canvas paintings by the students and could purchase a selection of student prints. Tickets cost $10 with proceeds helping to pay for costs incurred...

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  • BY PETER SWART The road to this year’s Ever After Music Festival has been an unexpectedly bumpy one for organizers. The most recent bump was the sexual assault allegations surrounding Datsik, who was scheduled to headline the festival, which lead to some frantic rearranging of the schedule. While this shook up the event and made fans scour the internet to see what the festival organizers would do to compensate for the loss of a headliner,...

    Festival organizer says fan satisfaction No. 1

    BY PETER SWART The road to this year’s Ever After Music Festival has been an unexpectedly bumpy one for organizers. The most recent bump was the sexual assault allegations surrounding Datsik, who was scheduled to headline the festival, which lead to some frantic rearranging of the schedule. While this shook up the event and made fans scour the internet to see what the festival organizers would do to compensate for the loss of a headliner,...

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  • BY PETER SWART One of Canada’s most highly anticipated music events, the Ever After Music Festival, is taking place in Kitchener June 8 to 10 at Bingemans, with Canadian EDM heavy-hitter Excision headlining the jam-packed lineup. The three-day extravaganza will also feature performances from Claude VonStroke, Flux Pavilion, Doctor P, Illenium and many more. Marking the unofficial kick-off to summer, Ever After Music Festival officials say the event is the ultimate escape from the daily...

    Music festival to feature Excision

    BY PETER SWART One of Canada’s most highly anticipated music events, the Ever After Music Festival, is taking place in Kitchener June 8 to 10 at Bingemans, with Canadian EDM heavy-hitter Excision headlining the jam-packed lineup. The three-day extravaganza will also feature performances from Claude VonStroke, Flux Pavilion, Doctor P, Illenium and many more. Marking the unofficial kick-off to summer, Ever After Music Festival officials say the event is the ultimate escape from the daily...

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  • By Veronica Reiner

    Graffiti threats in Waterloo Region schools

    By Veronica Reiner

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