February 20, 2019

Customers brave cold, rain for latest iPhones

By Niall McCrossan, Spoke News Apple launched its newest line of iPhones worldwide, along with the Apple Watch Series 4 last week on Sept. 21. People around the globe gathered at Apple stores to get their hands on the newest devices, with the iPhone XS and XS Max finally being released to the public. On Sept. 12, the company unveiled its much anticipated new products, with the 5.8-inch iPhone XS … Continued

U-Pass not for everyone

EDITORIAL By Niall McCrossan Students at Conestoga College can now vote in a referendum that would allow full-time students to receive a bus pass as part of their tuition. The universal transit pass would be effective September 2019 and would cost no more than $137 per semester. The pass, also known as the “U-Pass,” would grant full-time students unlimited access to all Grand River Transit (GRT) services which will also … Continued

U.S. statements about lifetime bans concern medical marijuana users

By Niall McCrossan, Spoke News Canadians will be denied entry to the United States for using marijuana legally, working in Canada’s legal marijuana industry and for investing in the industry, according to a senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection official. Executive assistant commissioner for the office of field operations, Todd Owen, said last week that the U.S. does not plan on changing its policies to account for the legalization of … Continued

UW students prepare for vote to extend break

By Niall McCrossan, Spoke News Students at the University of Waterloo are preparing for a vote that could extend their fall break for the next three years, according to a report from the university’s Federation of Students. Currently, students at UW have a two-day break in October following Thanksgiving Monday. The university states that, “Students are encouraged to use these days to prepare for upcoming midterms, catch up on readings and … Continued