October 18, 2021

VIDEO: Conestoga College professor wins Halloween Food Network challenge

Raquel France, a Conestoga baking and pastry arts professor, recently won “The Big Bake: Halloween” which aired on the Food Network. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in Ottawa, Ontario. She has opened her own bakeshop in Waterloo, Ontario called Q’s Cakes. She has also recently been named a Top 30 Under 30 award winner by Kostuch Media Ltd.

Live sports are back in town as Kitchener Rangers prepare for home opener

It has been a long time coming but live sports are finally back in session. The Kitchener Rangers is one of the local teams that Conestoga College students could see live. They are a junior-based hockey team that plays in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).  The Rangers are one of the most historic junior franchises in the league because they have been a part of it since 1963. The OHL … Continued

Oktoberfest kicks off, but with some changes due to COVID-19

The Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is set to kick off on Friday, Sept 24 at noon with their opening ceremonies, the start of the 18-day festival. This year’s celebrations will be a mix of online festivities and small in-person gatherings. Due to the pandemic, schedules for many in-person events can not be released to the public, including The WunderWagen. This attraction is a travelling stage that can appear anywhere in Waterloo Region.  … Continued

Online fitness classes have something for everyone at Conestoga

COVID-19 is keeping Conestoga College’s recreation centre closed for the first semester, along with their in-person fitness classes. Fortunately for students, classes are still being offered online through Zoom. Students can sign up for any classes through the college’s website.  Kristen Bolliger, the assistant manager of athletics and recreation, encourages students at the college to attend.  “The thought really is to provide support for students who are studying at home,” … Continued