March 19, 2019

Fashion ICONdors: Week of Oct. 4

This week’s Fashion ICONdors: Josh Peressotti, Madison Raslovetzky, Jordan Malcolm, Taylor Holley, David Brown, Heather Aube and Jerome Zedo.

Oktoberfest: the festival that keeps on giving

By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Oktoberfest is fast approaching, and organizers are hoping its 50th anniversary celebrations are going to be wunderbar. Kitchener’s Oktoberfest celebration started off as a small part of the Centennial celebrations of 1967, when the Chamber of Commerce gave the Concordia Club $200 and a mandate to develop a tourism event that would attract visitors.  It was a huge success, with over 75,000 visitors drinking 215,000 … Continued

Big-screen heroes boost interest at comic-book shops

By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News Old-fashioned as they are, comic book figures have been making a comeback in today’s media. With Thor, Captain America, Batman and Superman covering the screens more often today, questions arise about the comic books said characters came from. “Since [the films] came out, it affected not necessarily prices going up like everyone thinks. But what it does is —books, like Avengers books, say, in our-dollar … Continued

Fashion ICONdors: Week of Sept. 20

By Karina Kajishima and Clara Montgomery, Spoke News With the beginning of another school year at Conestoga, the college’s hallways turn into the students’ personal runway again. Full of people from all over the world, the college is a place where you will find a variety of styles. Here are some of the fashion highlights of this week’s Fashion ICONdors: “I think it changes from day to day. It depends how … Continued

Music streaming a popular service among students

By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News Music — it has a major influence, not only on our lives, but also the way we think and remember topics and issues. There are a variety of different apps and websites out there to help people get the latest albums. That fact raises the question of what is the most popular app or website to use to get the music that is in demand. … 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