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Oct. 23, 2014 University of Waterloo lowers flag to recognize Ottawa attack

In recognition of the tragic events that took place in Ottawa yesterday, the University of Waterloo has lowered the national flag on its main campus.

This act of observance reflects the sentiment expressed yesterday in an open memo to the campus community from Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor. 

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Oct. 23, 2014 Waterloo hosts 20th annual Science Open House this weekend

More than 100 hands-on activities for the whole family are part of the 20th annual Science Open House and Gem & Mineral show, taking place at the University of Waterloo this weekend.

The milestone event showcases the largest number of science activities in its history, adding a touch of Halloween fun.

School-aged kids can pan for gold, extract banana DNA, explore a giant cell, concoct slime from household products and jump inside a giant soap bubble, all while learning about chemistry, genetics, momentum and gravity.

Oct. 23, 2014 Waterloo hosts 20th annual Science Open House this weekend

More than 100 hands-on activities for the whole family are part of the 20th annual Science Open House and Gem & Mineral show, taking place at the University of Waterloo this weekend.

The milestone event showcases the largest number of science activities in its history, adding a touch of Halloween fun.

School-aged kids can pan for gold, extract banana DNA, explore a giant cell, concoct slime from household products and jump inside a giant soap bubble, all while learning about chemistry, genetics, momentum and gravity.

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