Ezra Archive

  • BY ASHLEY SPRAGUE If you’re a Waterloo Region resident, then you’ve probably heard of the parties that happen on Ezra Avenue. If you’re not born and raised here, then, being a student, you will probably hear of them soon. Each year on St. Patrick’s Day, and during Wilfrid Laurier University’s homecoming, thousands celebrate on Ezra in Waterloo. This year’s homecoming attracted 12,000 partiers. The day after, the streets are riddled with red Solo cups, empty...

    Ezra party worth holding

    BY ASHLEY SPRAGUE If you’re a Waterloo Region resident, then you’ve probably heard of the parties that happen on Ezra Avenue. If you’re not born and raised here, then, being a student, you will probably hear of them soon. Each year on St. Patrick’s Day, and during Wilfrid Laurier University’s homecoming, thousands celebrate on Ezra in Waterloo. This year’s homecoming attracted 12,000 partiers. The day after, the streets are riddled with red Solo cups, empty...

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  • BY ANDREW BENNEY After the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Ezra Street in Waterloo came to a close, the event’s focus changed from excessive drinking to something a little more orderly. Over 25 volunteers took to the streets on the morning after the parties, doing their part for the community by cleaning up the solid layer of garbage on the street. On top of this, the volunteers were also forced to trek through the vicious...

    Waterloo weekend party cleanup a success

    BY ANDREW BENNEY After the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Ezra Street in Waterloo came to a close, the event’s focus changed from excessive drinking to something a little more orderly. Over 25 volunteers took to the streets on the morning after the parties, doing their part for the community by cleaning up the solid layer of garbage on the street. On top of this, the volunteers were also forced to trek through the vicious...

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