February 23, 2019

Students host Skillz Manifesto

BY MELISSA HORTON Conestoga College’s design foundations students hosted their annual year-end design showcase and awards on April 6 at the Waterloo Region Museum. Called Skillz Manifesto, the event showcased an array of student designs, including canvas art, prints and two-dimensional and three-dimensional pieces. Guests at the show could bid on canvas paintings by the students and could purchase a selection of student prints. Tickets cost $10 with proceeds helping … Continued

One month left to apply for winter awards

BY PETER SWART Conestoga College’s general awards application opened on Dec. 15 and there is officially one month left to get your name in the running for some financial assistance. The application puts students into a system that automatically searches for awards that they qualify for and then submits their name and details for consideration. There are over 500 awards, bursaries and scholarships that the college offers to students who … Continued


BY CHRIS HUSSEY It’s hard to find any award show with the same kind of influence and reputation as the Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars. The annual awards ceremony, held this year on Feb. 28, recognizes achievements in the film industry, as voted upon by the members of the Academy. The awards given out at the show have so much prestige; there’s really nothing like winning an Oscar. … Continued