Event Archive

  • BY MIKE TURCOTTE-MCCUSKER Bugfeast has come to an end, at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory.

    Eating bugs over March Break

    BY MIKE TURCOTTE-MCCUSKER Bugfeast has come to an end, at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory.

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  • BY JOSH PEDERSON Conestoga college hosted an event called Pi Day to raise money for the Banff Global Leadership Trip.

    Celebrating Pi Day

    BY JOSH PEDERSON Conestoga college hosted an event called Pi Day to raise money for the Banff Global Leadership Trip.

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  • BY REBECCA SOARES The circus is in town but for one night only. On Saturday, March 3, Idea Exchange is hosting a Night Circus in the Cambridge Public Library, located at 1 Queen’s Square. The circus will be starting at 8 p.m. and ending at midnight. “It’s going to be incredible. We’ve been working on it for a while now and there’s still plenty to do before that time but it’s starting to come together,”...

    Come one, come all, the circus calls for one night only

    BY REBECCA SOARES The circus is in town but for one night only. On Saturday, March 3, Idea Exchange is hosting a Night Circus in the Cambridge Public Library, located at 1 Queen’s Square. The circus will be starting at 8 p.m. and ending at midnight. “It’s going to be incredible. We’ve been working on it for a while now and there’s still plenty to do before that time but it’s starting to come together,”...

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  • By ASHLEY SPRAGUE The Get Involved Fair at Conestoga is a semi-annual event that the college hosts at three campuses. It is a chance for students to get involved with events in the community and on campus and also an opportunity to earn recognition on one’s co-curricular record (CCR). Having volunteer experience on students’ CCRs is a great way for them to one-up their resume and stand out from others who have the same diplomas...

    Get involved at Conestoga

    By ASHLEY SPRAGUE The Get Involved Fair at Conestoga is a semi-annual event that the college hosts at three campuses. It is a chance for students to get involved with events in the community and on campus and also an opportunity to earn recognition on one’s co-curricular record (CCR). Having volunteer experience on students’ CCRs is a great way for them to one-up their resume and stand out from others who have the same diplomas...

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  • BY NICOLE CLARK A group of third-year nursing students recently held Games Night, an informational night of fun and socialization for international students. The event was held on March 20 in the Welcome Centre at Conestoga College’s Doon campus. It included video games, food, meditative drawing and stress ball-making stations, and was held to provide information to international students regarding sexual health, mental health, nutrition, exercise and landlord laws. The event also provided the students...

    Games Night offers free food, chance to socialize

    BY NICOLE CLARK A group of third-year nursing students recently held Games Night, an informational night of fun and socialization for international students. The event was held on March 20 in the Welcome Centre at Conestoga College’s Doon campus. It included video games, food, meditative drawing and stress ball-making stations, and was held to provide information to international students regarding sexual health, mental health, nutrition, exercise and landlord laws. The event also provided the students...

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  • BY CHRISTEL ALLISON Things got real cheesy at THEMUSEUM’s first ever Mac ’N Cheese-ival on Feb. 27. THEMUSEUM and B@THEMUSEUM (a café) came together for an unforgettable experience – one that fused macaroni and cheese with new Ontario craft beer from Four Fathers Brewery and music from Toronto band Running Red Lights. With butter chicken, jerk chicken, Italian and vegetarian flavoured mac and cheese, the line that stretched past the entrance door was no surprise....

    THEMUSEUM redefines mac ’n cheese

    BY CHRISTEL ALLISON Things got real cheesy at THEMUSEUM’s first ever Mac ’N Cheese-ival on Feb. 27. THEMUSEUM and B@THEMUSEUM (a café) came together for an unforgettable experience – one that fused macaroni and cheese with new Ontario craft beer from Four Fathers Brewery and music from Toronto band Running Red Lights. With butter chicken, jerk chicken, Italian and vegetarian flavoured mac and cheese, the line that stretched past the entrance door was no surprise....

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  • By JASON MOTA For the second year in a row, FLASH: Contemporary Photography Here, an event celebrating the art of photography and showcasing photos from local amateurs to professionals, went off without a hitch at downtown Kitchener’s Tannery Event Centre. The event was $20 at the door, and was sold out. CBC’s Craig Norris was the MC, and attendees were photography enthusiasts young and old alike. The event has five major organizers, including Anthony Reinhart,...

    FLASHing local talent

    By JASON MOTA For the second year in a row, FLASH: Contemporary Photography Here, an event celebrating the art of photography and showcasing photos from local amateurs to professionals, went off without a hitch at downtown Kitchener’s Tannery Event Centre. The event was $20 at the door, and was sold out. CBC’s Craig Norris was the MC, and attendees were photography enthusiasts young and old alike. The event has five major organizers, including Anthony Reinhart,...

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  • BY EMMIE SIROKY “Two, four, six, eight, no more date rape!” was the call at this year’s take back the night event in Kitchener. Downtown was flooded with over 500 people for the 32nd annual Take Back the Night march and rally on Sept. 17. The walk was held to raise awareness for women, children and transgender people who aren’t able to walk down the street at night for fear that they may be attacked....

    Women unite, take back the night

    BY EMMIE SIROKY “Two, four, six, eight, no more date rape!” was the call at this year’s take back the night event in Kitchener. Downtown was flooded with over 500 people for the 32nd annual Take Back the Night march and rally on Sept. 17. The walk was held to raise awareness for women, children and transgender people who aren’t able to walk down the street at night for fear that they may be attacked....

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  • BY MATT HOWELL Their message was loud, concise and clear; violence against women, children and the transgendered needs to stop. An opening rally was held in front of Kitchener City Hall Sept. 25 as part of Waterloo Region’s 31st Take Back the Night event. Some of the streets were blocked off and filled with a massive crowd of women of all ages marching and carrying signs with messages of strength. According to Statistics Canada, in...

    Taking back the night

    BY MATT HOWELL Their message was loud, concise and clear; violence against women, children and the transgendered needs to stop. An opening rally was held in front of Kitchener City Hall Sept. 25 as part of Waterloo Region’s 31st Take Back the Night event. Some of the streets were blocked off and filled with a massive crowd of women of all ages marching and carrying signs with messages of strength. According to Statistics Canada, in...

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  • BY HAILEY MERKT Cirque du Soleil describes their show Varekai as “a captivating forest inhabited by whimsical and enchanted creatures.” On Jan. 29, hundreds of circus enthusiasts gathered at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton to enjoy an exhilarating two-hour extravaganza. “The word Varekai means ‘wherever’ in the Romany language of the gypsies … This production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to the infinite passion of...

    Cirque du Soleil spellbinds audiences

    BY HAILEY MERKT Cirque du Soleil describes their show Varekai as “a captivating forest inhabited by whimsical and enchanted creatures.” On Jan. 29, hundreds of circus enthusiasts gathered at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton to enjoy an exhilarating two-hour extravaganza. “The word Varekai means ‘wherever’ in the Romany language of the gypsies … This production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to the infinite passion of...

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