Engineering Day

Jessica Keung - 4A Civil
Posted on: July 15, 2017

On July 14, 2017, the second annual Engineering Day was held in the CPH quad where students, alumni, professors, and staff celebrated the engineering community and the Tool’s 50thbirthday. Hundreds of people showed up for this fun-filled afternoon of purple-coloured powder and free food. Attendees enjoyed a barbecue featuring the famous ‘Boggan Burgers, frozen treats, [...]

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Damnit Donald

Raeesa Ashique - 3A Electrical

Climate change and trade dominated talks at the G20 Summit held the weekend of July 7-8 in Hamburg, Germany, coming at a time of shifting political relationships largely thanks to – yes, you guessed it – our friend Donald. Trump sat down for the first time with many of the players involved in his little [...]

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Donald Trump Junior Leaks Emails Pertaining to Russia

Nick Owens - 1B Mechanical

Ever since being inaugurated as president of the United States, there has been much criticism surrounding Donald Trump. Part of these criticisms are due to allegations of potential communication with Russia about influencing the results of the 2016 election. These allegations were further amplified after the director of the FBI was fired, supposedly for wishing [...]

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Wildfires Burn across British Columbia

Cameron Soltys -

As of Wednesday, July 12, the province of British Columbia (B.C.) has been dealing with over 200 wildfires, 21 of which are of a notable size. The fires are raging across large portions of the province, causing evacuations, poor visibility, and bad air quality. A large number of the fires started early in the month, [...]

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Ludent Stife will miss you :(

Mariko Shimoda - VP Student Life

Good bye Spring 2017! What a term :O On behalf of myself, and the Student Life commissioners and directors, thank you to everyone who came to an event this term! We had record turnouts at several events, as well as a lot of new faces! A few things stand out as the most memorable moments [...]

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Winding Dooooowwwwwn

Michael Beauchemin - VP Finance

As the term comes to a close, there’s really not much to discuss. The day of writing for this article is Engineering Day, which was seemingly a large success. We sold a lot of Novelties stock and everyone had a good time. Plus, the exec got to have lunch with Alumni, including Jim Pike, the [...]

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Where Has the Term Gone?

Abdullah Barakat - President

Hey friends! I hope you’re all doing well, and I hope that this lovely spring term has been treating you well. We’re starting to wind down a bit since the end of term is just around the corner, but as you know, there’s never a dull moment when it comes to EngSoc! This term has [...]

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All Glory to THE TOOL

ToolBearer #3 - 3A Enforcement

Dearest students, staff and faculty of Waterloo Engineering, For 50 years we have been united under the glory of an over-sized chrome pipe wrench. One of the oldest engineering mascots in Canada, inspiring jealousy, awe, and confusion among our neighbouring schools. This was a special year for us, having celebrated 50 years with THE TOOL [...]

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Editorial: Did Someone Say Guitar?

Vince Magas - Editor-In-Chief

Hello and welcome once again, this time to the fifth and final issue of the Iron Warrior for the 2017 Spring Term. Ah can you believe it? We’re in the last stretches of the term, it is crazy how time flies! Once again I have the rest of The Iron Warrior staff to thank for their contributions [...]

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Whispers of an Uprising

Salty But Innocent - 3A Potions

Dissension in the Potions department is sparking rumours of an uprising. Reasons cited for these include: Lack of apathy on the part of figures in positions of power. This is common through all levels of the hierarchy, and trickles straight down to the bottom. Although, waterfalling may be a better term, or perhaps “pouring buckets”. [...]

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The Insights of the EIC

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Hello world. I am here crying about the state proven by Newton. It consists of dangerous quantities including, but not limited to, mendelevium. Mendelevium is proven to create terrible breath and death. Death can be postponed, although not altogether eliminated. Therefore, comrades, we must take up the red banner and march on Port Stanley. Port [...]

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Mecha-Nick’s Mechanics: Why the Trebuchet is Making a Comeback

Necha-Nick - 1B Mechanical

The trebuchet. I know what you’re thinking. It hasn’t gotten the greatest rep over the years. Most people would tell you that, oh, the catapult can pack so much of a bigger punch with less size. Others might ask, “Doesn’t the invention of gunpowder make the trebuchet obsolete? But I, Mecha-Nick, beg to differ. The [...]

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500 Words on Trump

Sandy Berners - PhD., Political Science

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Scorpio Sam

Samuel Algermagarana - 1T SYDE

The zodiac is amazing, isn’t it? A true marvel of ancient mystical spiritual achievement, it was, to discover the relationship between the heavenly spheres in their unknown dance and the cosmically-connected humans below. The practice of astrology has changed so much since those early, foundational days. It was clear to the shamans of old that, [...]

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