January 17, 2019

The man behind the bottle

Although he spends a large amount of his free time at the local bar, a man from Blyth, Ont. also has a hobby – helping others.

Fashion ICONdors: Week of Dec. 6

This week’s Fashion ICONdors: Mac Kemp, Emma Radun, Dylan Clugston, Grace Angelina Van Loenen, Dylan Guillemette, Miranda Smyth, Joyal George and Dan Pampano.

Fashion ICONdors: Halloween Special

Crazy costumes. Ghost stories. Tales from the world of the paranormal. Heroes, villains and everyone in between. It’s all in this special edition of Fashion ICONdors — live (or perhaps dead) from Conestoga College.

Orange Shirt Day honours residential school victims

By Clara Montgomery, Spoke News Again this year, Indigenous communities welcomed non-Indigenous people to wear orange on Sept. 30. Orange Shirt Day falls annually on this day and commemorates what happened to Indigenous students at residential schools. “The legacy that residential schools left is pretty big. There’s intergenerational trauma,” said Raven Morand, a Conestoga College student who is Ojibwa. “You’ll have generations of people’s kids and their grandkids suffering because … Continued

Corporations stepping up waste reduction measures

By Clara Montgomery, Spoke News Reducing waste production and living a lifestyle that produces minimal waste are becoming more and more popular among people and corporations. Environmental issues, such the growth of the great Pacific garbage patch, have grabbed the attention of a few mainstream companies — and more of them are beginning to advocate for waste reduction. Starbucks, for example, began offering straw-free lids this year. Bulk Barn has … Continued

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 … Continued