February 18, 2019

Automated apocalypse looming

OPINION By Nathan Timmerman There are many avenues into the future that could possibly lead to a calamitous destruction of our society. Climate change, natural disaster, war and an uncertain geopolitical landscape all pose grave dangers, and are routinely discussed. However, there is a perilous change occurring within the fabric of society with substantially more imminent implications than climate change. Something that, unlike war or foreign dictatorship, is rarely addressed and … Continued

Diet, a complex web

OPINION By Nathan Timmerman Despite our lack of claws or large canines humans have been finding ways to hunt and kill ever since we decided to stand up on two legs and walk out into the unforgiving African savanna. The consumption of large quantities of calorically dense fat and protein is likely what allowed us to grow the prestigiously large bundles of fat found in our heads, which we subsequently … Continued

Slow start for Conestoga men’s rugby

By Nathan Timmerman, Spoke News The Conestoga Condor’s men’s rugby team fought hard on Sunday, Sept. 16, but ultimately lost 69-0 to the Georgian Grizzlies. Despite losing their first two games of the year, coach Greg Dawkins is optimistic about the upcoming season. “We had five returning players and everyone else is brand new. So they’ve never played the game or have very little experience with it,” said Dawkins after … Continued