Ratan Lines: 99% Invisible

Ratan Varghese - 2B Computer
Posted on: October 29, 2017

Roman Mars’ voice is nothing short of spectacular. His words flow like a warm coffee. The voice of Mars is dark, even bitter, with the sensitivity and range to sound sarcastic one minute and sincerely optimistic the next. Even with the subtle speed settings I’ve been using, that voice still sounds so beautiful, so soothing. [...]

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513 Ways to Say Goodbye

Donovan Maudsley - 4A Mechanical

Gord Downie announced that he had terminal brain cancer on May 24th 2016, and passed away on October 18th 2017, 513 days later. He knew from the start that he wasn’t going to make it; he had glioblastoma, the most aggressive kind of cancer originating in the brain. Fewer than 3% of people with glioblastoma [...]

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Corey Feldman Exposes Scandal

Ryan Samlalsingh - Computer

Long-time actor and singer Corey Feldman is finally prepared to expose a Hollywood pedophilia ring. “I can name 6 names, one of them who is still very powerful today”, said Feldman, visibly troubled, in a recent YouTube video posted to his channel. The video highlights an Indiegogo campaign to produce a movie detailing the sexual [...]

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Toronto’s new development for an Innovative District

Stone He - Mechanical

Sidewalk Lab is now currently planning to construct a district on Quayside and Port Lands in Toronto, ON. This area will get a new face lift, which will feature the greenest and smartest district Toronto has ever seen. Sidewalk Lab, part of Google’s parent company Alphabet, will oversee the planning of the construction of the district [...]

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Broskies – London

Donovan Maudsley and Tristan Kuehn - 4A Mechanical and Systems Design

Tristan and I both come from a little town called London, Ontario. I’m constantly reminded of how un-cool London is because people always get excited when I say that I’m “from London,” or am “going to London for the weekend,” thinking that I mean the other London. Honestly though, I don’t have an accent and [...]

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513 Ways to Say Goodbye

Donovan Maudsley - 4A Mechanical

Gord Downie announced that he had terminal brain cancer on May 24th 2016, and passed away on October 18th 2017, 513 days later. He knew from the start that he wasn’t going to make it; he had glioblastoma, the most aggressive kind of cancer originating in the brain. Fewer than 3% of people with glioblastoma [...]

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PCP: Snape is the Worst

Alexa Grittani - 4A Mechanical

Snape is knowledgeable about the subject he teaches, but that is not enough to make a good professor. Sometimes having a subject come easy to a person makes it harder to teach because you don’t understand how someone doesn’t just grasp what comes naturally to you. That’s the least of my problems with Snape as [...]

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PCP: Umbridge Sucks

Gabrielle Klemt - Geological

“I don’t expect you will really understand the beauty of the softly simmering cauldron with its shimmering fumes, the delicate power of liquids that creep through human veins, bewitching the mind, ensnaring the senses… I can teach you how to bottle fame, brew glory, even stopper death,” (Rowling, 1997). Who reading these lines can say [...]

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Sponsorship Presentations 101: Tips and Tricks for those making their presentations

Katie Arnold - VP Finance

Sponsorship time is upon us! For those of you who haven’t seen the posters I’ve plastered all over the Student Design Center, this term the Waterloo Engineering Society is giving out over $10 000 total to student teams and groups at the University of Waterloo.  While the due date for proposals has already past, this [...]

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The Life of a Student Leader: Balancing your Time and Money and Friends and Commitments and Breathing

Dan Robertson - VP Communications

Hey everyone! Hopefully you’ve all survived midterms and are getting back into the swing of things. Not much has happened within my portfolio in the last 2 weeks, and I’ve been absolutely swamped with midterms, papers, quizzes, interviews, and coding challenges. Speaking of being swamped, I figured I’d take some time to point out some [...]

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Grant VP Comm

Grant Mitchell - Geological

Hello! My name is Grant Mitchell, and I am running to be your Vice President Communications for the Engineering Society, B-Society. I am currently a 2B Geological Engineering student who has been involved in the Engineering Society since my 1A term. I started out as a class rep and since then have filled several roles [...]

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Ben VP Academic

Benjamin Beelen - Environmental

You may recognize me from the presidential campaign, but if you don’t, my name is Benjamin Beelen and I’m a 2B Environmental Engineering student. I’m running to for Vice-President Academic and I have lots of experience dealing with faculty and especially CECA. If you see me in POETS feel free to ask me about my [...]

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Henry VPFin

Henry Bullingham - Computer

I’m Henry, in 2B Computer Engineering, and I want to be your VP Finance because I want to use the Engineering Society finances to help bridge the gaps between programs and years. My main point of focus is E7, which involves the opening of the new C&D and the migration of RigidWare, the EngSoc run [...]

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Megan VPAcademic

Megan Town - Chemical

 Hi everyone! My name is Megan Town and I am running to be your Vice President Academic of the Engineering Society. A little bit about me: I’m currently in 2B chemical engineering; my hobbies include playing Avalon, ultimate frisbee, Path of Exile and sleeping. I have been passionate about academic advocacy since 1A when I [...]

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Ashley VP Student Life

Ahsley Clarke - Mechanical

Hello everyone, I’m Ashley and I’m running for your next Vice President Student Life! I know that between attending class, searching for co-op jobs and finishing (most) of your assignments on time, life gets busy while on school terms. While school is super important, so is having fun and finding time to do activities with [...]

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Liam and Michael

Liam Yeates and Michael Beauchemin - Management and Chemical

Liam and Michael bring a wealth of experience to a possible executive team. If elected, Liam will be serving in Spring 2018 (during his 4A term) and Michael will be serving in Winter 2019 (during his 4B term). We are both very excited to run and at the possibility of serving BSoc for the upcoming [...]

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Theodore WEEF

Theodore Morissette - Management

Hey everyone! My name is Theo Morissette, and I’m running to be your next WEEF (Waterloo Engineering Endowment Fund) Director. I’m in 2A Management Engineering, and have been involved with WEEF since my 1A term. I am one of my class’ Funding Council reps, and am on the board of directors of the fund. My [...]

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Bryn VPFin

Bryn Cummings - Environmental

The VP Finance position focuses on five main responsibilities each term; balancing the budget, overseeing the society’s store and services, providing sponsorship for student initiatives, managing student spaces and long term society improvement. My goals in this position involve maintaining the current practices and bringing in some new ideas. Balancing the budget has been done [...]

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Why So SAD

Gabrielle Klemt - Geological

Hello lovely readers! I hope you are all through the worst of your midterms at this point and are managing to keep your head up above your projects and job hunting. Speaking of which, good luck with the ranking and matching process, especially if it’s your first time! Keep reading for some quality content! It’s [...]

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Productive Procrastination: Eggplant Parmesan

I'll do that later -

Hello procrastinators, today we’re making something new in celebration of a very special time for procrastination: midterms. The time when you really have work to do is the best time to teach yourself a new meal – unfortunately this is not mathNEWS and we don’t have fancy emoji typefonts so you just have to imagine [...]

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