Canadian Astronaut Returns to Earth

Kai Huang - 2B Computer
Posted on: July 10, 2019

At 22:47 EDT on 24 June, DavidSaint – Jacques touched down inKazakhstan alongside NASA astronautAnne McClain and Russian cosmonautOleg Kononenko. For Saint-Jacques,it was the conclusion of alongdeployment, having first left Earthfor the International Space Station(ISS) on 3 December of 2018. Hisstay in the ISS for 204 days marksa new record for the Canadian SpaceAgency (CSA) […]

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End of an Era for Bombardier

Kai Huang - 2B Computer

On 25 June 2019, Bombardier Inc.finalized a deal with Mitsubishi HeavyIndustries Ltd. to sell off the CanadianRegional Jet (CRJ) program for $550million USD, ending Bombardier’sforay into the commercial aviationmarket after three decades. Under the terms of the deal,Mitsubishi would assume about$220 million USD in liabilities andtake on the maintenance, support,refurbishment, marketing, and sales.However, all manufacturing […]

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Democratic Primaries

Janny Wang - 2B Nanotechnology

When Benjamin Franklin inventeddemocracy after a particularly friskynight at the brothel, he probablydid not anticipate that it would allculminate in a very evidently stonedspiritual advisor promising eternallove, while a short Asian businessmanstruggled to make angry libertariannoises in the background- yet so itwas. The election of Trump in 2016sparked off an era of increasinglyoutlandish scandals, and […]

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Two Jets Collide over Germany

Stone He - 2B Mechanical

During a military exercise in Germany, two Eurofighter Typhoon jetscollided in Northeastern Germanycausing the death of one of the pilots’early afternoon on June 24. When the collision occurred, athird pilot from another fighter jetwitnessed both parachutes from thecollided fighter jets ejecting. Oneof the pilots survived the collision,and neither aircrafts was carryingany weapons, according to the […]

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Trump Crosses the Korean Border

Stone He - 2B Mechanical

On June 30, Donald Trump becamethe first sitting US president to visitNorth Korea, after stepping acrossthe border block in the DemilitarizedZone (DMZ) between the North andSouth Koreas, to meet with KimJong-Un, the leader of North Korea. The historic meeting between thetwo was a last-minute and haphazardin arrangement. After the G20 summitin Japan, Trump requested a […]

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Class Ranks in Assignment Grading

Thomas Dedinsky - VP Academic

Hey readers! In wake of the recent investigation I’ve been doing regarding class ranks in assignment grading, I thought I’d give you readers a brief overview of what my findings have been. The full report can be seen on the EngSoc website under Documents -> Internal Documents, or at https://engsoc.app.box.com/s/jjdbej2s045zz7xo2q51sz30q2skozct . Note that this class […]

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Coming Soon to a Classroom Near You…

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This is a letter from Ashley Clarke,A-Soc Course Critiques Director,Thomas Dedinsky, A – S o c VPAcademic, and Ajal Opal, AssociateDean. Hello there everyone! It’s that timeof the term: Course Critiques arealmost here! Once again, they willbe taking place on https://evaluate.uwaterloo.ca for the majority of thepopulation. Electronic submissionof Course Critiques will save over17,000 sheets of […]

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Eng Soc in the Age of Ford

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I like EngSoc. While I don’t havemuch interest in running anything,people can benefit from EngSocin a litany of ways, from servicessuch as the exam bank, and eventslike Engplay, or simply from theopportunity to meet more people.Since the society provides so muchutility, it’s inevitable that they runup some fees. The fees for EngSoc spring2019 are sixteen […]

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Letter From the Editor

Janny Wang - Editor-In-Chief

I could not pass on the editorshipin peace if, having been granted thisplatform by the grace of God and Rafi q,I did not use it to editorialize about theFrench Revolution at least once. The French Revolution is one of thoseperiods of history that are paradoxicallycommon knowledge and completelyunknown. The phrase most commonlyassociated with it is […]

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