Party 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 LUCAS HUTTERI   Cliff the Condor half-heartedly patrolled the Venue as partygoers, only a handful of who wore togas, remained seated with their heads resting in their hands, and their faces full of boredom and disappointment. Even the DJ appeared as though he had just woken from a nap. Despite the state of the party, one student took it upon himself to be the spark that Conestoga Student Inc.’s (CSI) Toga Party desperately needed....

    One man dance crew at Toga Party

    BY LUCAS HUTTERI   Cliff the Condor half-heartedly patrolled the Venue as partygoers, only a handful of who wore togas, remained seated with their heads resting in their hands, and their faces full of boredom and disappointment. Even the DJ appeared as though he had just woken from a nap. Despite the state of the party, one student took it upon himself to be the spark that Conestoga Student Inc.’s (CSI) Toga Party desperately needed....

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  • BY VERONICA REINER Conestoga Students Inc. hosted its annual Patio Party and Barbecue at the newly renovated Venue restaurant at Conestoga College on Sept. 6. The event featured games, vendors, entertainment, a live DJ and free food, as well as drinks for students of age. CSI President Aimee Calma said the purpose was “to show new students a little bit more of the space” as well as to show off the “recently renovated Venue, which...

    Patio Party raises money for Shinerama

    BY VERONICA REINER Conestoga Students Inc. hosted its annual Patio Party and Barbecue at the newly renovated Venue restaurant at Conestoga College on Sept. 6. The event featured games, vendors, entertainment, a live DJ and free food, as well as drinks for students of age. CSI President Aimee Calma said the purpose was “to show new students a little bit more of the space” as well as to show off the “recently renovated Venue, which...

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  • BY JOE WEPPLER According to Immigration Partnership – a group of more than 100 local organizations and community members focused on supporting and integrating immigrants – planning is underway to prepare for nearly 1,150 Syrian refugees who are soon expected to start arriving in Waterloo Region. On Dec. 3, Conestoga NDP will be hosting a Syrian Awareness Day in the Sanctuary from noon to 1 p.m. at the Doon campus to generate support for refugees...

    Syrian Awareness Day also a fundraiser

    BY JOE WEPPLER According to Immigration Partnership – a group of more than 100 local organizations and community members focused on supporting and integrating immigrants – planning is underway to prepare for nearly 1,150 Syrian refugees who are soon expected to start arriving in Waterloo Region. On Dec. 3, Conestoga NDP will be hosting a Syrian Awareness Day in the Sanctuary from noon to 1 p.m. at the Doon campus to generate support for refugees...

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  • By NATALEIGH MCCALLUM Wear your shoes inside, it’s not your house. Break a bottle? It’s OK, you don’t have to wake up to the mess in the morning. Partying in off-campus residences might seem fun but for home owners, renters, neighbours and law enforcement, it can sometimes be a bust. The most notorious and out- of-control party to date was back in 2012 at Fanshawe College in London on St. Patrick’s Day. According to an...

    Partying off-campus can be a bust

    By NATALEIGH MCCALLUM Wear your shoes inside, it’s not your house. Break a bottle? It’s OK, you don’t have to wake up to the mess in the morning. Partying in off-campus residences might seem fun but for home owners, renters, neighbours and law enforcement, it can sometimes be a bust. The most notorious and out- of-control party to date was back in 2012 at Fanshawe College in London on St. Patrick’s Day. According to an...

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