December 11, 2018

TEDx ‘Making Waves’ at the University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo hosted its seventh TEDxUW event on Oct. 13. The event, titled “Making Waves,” was attended by over 400 people and provided delegates the opportunity to listen to trendsetters in their respected fields.

Bernier’s views now a political belief

EDITORIAL By Ahmad Khan Maxime Bernier criticizes “Trudeau’s extreme multiculturalism” but is he turning hate into a political belief? Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, stirred up a storm of controversy when he criticized Justin Trudeau of “extreme multiculturalism.” On Aug. 13 an article appeared on CBC that published a series of tweets from Bernier …. “Trudeau’s extreme multiculturalism and cult of diversity will divide us into … Continued

Abhorrent speech at education institutions puts the spirit of free speech under threat

EDITORIAL By Ahmad Khan Repugnant and unfettered speech at education institutions might very well end up defeating the purpose of free speech. Free speech is one of the pillars of a democratic, liberal society. Its stated aim is to be able to talk up to power, hold rulers to account  and to foster an environment where people are able to express their ideas and opinions fully without fear of persecution from … Continued

Fashion museum is about stories, not just textiles

By Ahmad Khan, Spoke News The Fashion History Museum is showing the 101 Tales of Fashion exhibition in Cambridge, Ont., which will continue till Dec. 23. The exhibition is a great opportunity for both fashion lovers and students alike to experience the many different dresses and designs from different time periods on display under one roof. The museum has more than 12,000 objects in its collection. It also has a … Continued

College shows off Cambridge innovation hub

By Ahmad Khan, Spoke News Conestoga College let the public get a first glimpse of its new research and innovation hub in Cambridge, Ont., during Doors Open Waterloo Region on Sept. 15. The new institute is located in the Gaslight District, steps away from the Grand River and in close proximity to the newly opened pedestrian bridge in Cambridge. The name itself — Conestoga@TheFoundry — is a combination of the … Continued