News archive - July 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PAS pool party

Alex, Sai and Emily in front of chalk signature wall on patio

A Pool Party was held to launch the P2 patio area, front entrance of the PAS building, during the afternoon of Tues, July 28th. Undergraduates (L to R)  Alex Moniz, Sai Kalvapalle and Emily Rutter were the driving force behind the event, which included free lemonade, affordable pizza and included several attempts at using a hoola hoop by faculty, staff and students.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Could scratch tickets be a gateway drug to problem gambling?

Madison Stange watching a participant at a scratch tickey gamble study

The Near-Miss Effect: People who almost win at scratch lottery tickets respond the same way as gamblers who experience near-misses at slot machines, Waterloo research finds. You walk into a neighbourhood variety store to pick up bread and milk, and - sure, why not - a scratch ticket from the lottery display.

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