CEGES: The New, Award-Winning Society in Engineering!

Michelle Liu - President - Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering Society
Posted on: June 16, 2017

CEGES is the 2017 recipient of the CSCE President’s Award for being the most successful student chapter in Canada. The success of a student chapter is measured by the benefits it provides to its members and community, and CEGES was rewarded for the work it has done!  CEGES, pronounced like “kegs”, is short for the [...]

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Damnit Donald: James Comey Testifies in Senate Hearing

Raeesa Ashique - 3A Electrical

James Comey, ex-FBI director, testified in an open Senate hearing on Thursday, June 8. He was fired in May, allegedly because of his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, although he does not buy this excuse. “It’s my judgment that I was fired because of the Russia investigation,” [...]

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Shooting During Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Donovan Maudsley - 3T Mechanical

The American love of baseball runs deep. Family traditions surround the game and many reminisce fondly on childhood ballpark memories. Almost everyone has played for a team on some level and back in 1909 a former professional player turned congressman, John Tener, organized the inaugural Congressional baseball game. Meant as a bipartisan team building exercise [...]

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London Bridge Attack

Hasan Ahmed - 1T Nanotechnology

On June 3rd 2017, London Bridge was attacked by a van which drove through many pedestrians. The operators then jumped out and stabbed more people in the area, for a total of eight casualties. Combining this with the March Westminster attack and the recent bombing of Ariana Grande’s concert, this makes the 3rd terrorist attack [...]

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Qatar Crisis

Cameron Soltys - 4A Mechanical

Overview Qatar is an oil-rich country located on a peninsula in the Persian Gulf. The peninsula sticks out from Saudi Arabia, the local power broker. Qatar is also close to the small island nation of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), both in close geographical proximity to Saudi Arabia. On the other side of [...]

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Ludent Stife Strikes Again!!

Mariko Shimoda - VP Student Life

Well well well well well well well here we are again. I hope everyone’s hell week wasn’t too fiery. You know what was fiery? Our bonfire! Literally so lit. Hope y’all had fun. Less lit, but still exciting: POETS now has COMPOST! Food waste and things that turn into plant food and not garbage landfill [...]

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How EngSoc Communicates with YOU!

Steven Jia - VP Communications

Hey everyone! I hope midterm season has been going well for you. If you’ve still got some to go, keep on at it and you’ll make it through eventually With a whole week spent on midterms, not too much has happened since last time. Our Snapchat geofilter design contest recently closed, so we’ll be picking [...]

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Busy Busy Busy (but not too Busy for you :) )

Pat Duong - VP Academic

Another two weeks, another Iron Warrior Article. I hope that midterms have been going well (as well as they can go, knowing Engineering…) and that no one has to continue writing midterms to the soundtrack of constant construction (though if you are, please let me know). Thanks to the MECH 2020 class for bringing up [...]

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Same old thing

Michael Beauchemin - VP Finance

Hey all, as another fortnight draws to a close, and the summer heat sets in, it’s time for another update. There hasn’t been all that much going on recently, but I’ll update you on what little has happened. Hopefully everyone with hell week made it through intact, and for those of you poor souls who [...]

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So Much Spirit! So Much Hype! So Much EngSoc!

Abdullah Barakat -

How have we gotten to this point in the term already? I guess when you’re having a great time doing what you love (i.e. EngSoc), time just flies by. There have been so many things going on and I’m excited to tell you all about it! Firstly, the Joint Annual General Meeting (JAGM) is happening [...]

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Editorial: A Note About Motivation

Vince Magas - Editor-In-Chief

Hello once again, and welcome to the third issue of the Iron Warrior for the 2017 Spring Term. Before jumping into my musings and the stream of words that is my editorial, I would very much like to thank the folks at The Iron Warrior who made this issue possible. As always thank you to [...]

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Seams Unusual: Dark Fashions

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Welcome back to Seams Unusual, where interesting and uncommon alternative fashions are handed the spotlight. Each issue will delve into the distinguishing features of the unique style, a short history on how the fashion was born, and tips on how you can start putting together your own alternative outfit. This issue will be dedicated to [...]

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I Felt Like I Didn’t Belong In Software Engineering

Awn Duqoum - EngSoc Mental Health Blog

Earlier this term MHA directors were approached by Jessica Hanta - an upper-year Software Engineering student – who wished to share her Mental Health journey by writing this story. In addition to running this blog, the Mental Health Awareness directors also run Post Secret every term. This is a service where people can submit short anonymous secrets, [...]

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Selected works from Great Authors: Philip K. Dick

Jessica Keung - 4A Civil

Philip K. Dick is a funny name for a great American science-fiction writer. He was born in December 16, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois and wrote 121 short stories and 45 novels. Philip K. Dick is considered one of the most visionary authors of the twentieth century and is the first science-fiction writer to be included [...]

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E3 2017

Hasan Ahmed - 1T Nanotechnology

**Disclaimer: I’ll only be writing about Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony, since that was all I had the time to view, but also check out EA, Bethesda, and Ubisoft, and other stuff.** Ahh E3, the console gaming event of the summer. Where people from all around the world come together (well, I was watching livestreams) in [...]

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In The Field: It’s a Hard Rock Life For Us, It’s a Hard Rock Life For Us

Gabrielle Klemt - 2N Geological

Unlike many engineering students, my co-op job consists of a lot of hiking through the woods. When people say, “hiking through the woods” normally they mean walking along a well-trodden path in a well forested area. Sometimes I hike on paths, other times I am forging my own path through the dense growth of the [...]

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Space Cam: NASA Names Space Probe after Living Scientist

Cameron Soltys - 4A Mechanical

The author would like to thank Professor Kyle Daun, expert in radiation heat transfer, for bringing this exciting mission to his attention. NASA has recently renamed one of their upcoming space probes, generating a small media splash. This is a good thing because the Parker Solar Probe (previously the Solar Probe Plus) has not gotten [...]

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Electro-Nick’s Electronics: The Truth About What Happened to Windows 9

Nick Owens - 1B Mechanical

Note: this is a completely unbiased article written by an unlicensed “Professional” Microsoft, the most valuable computer company in the world (if you don’t count a piece of fruit as being a company) launched windows 10 just over a year ago. Now I’m sure that you’re all familiar with them for Windows, the operating system [...]

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