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Learning a new language pays off

Fizza Shaji.

Original photo from Renison University College. 

UWaterloo students put their language skills to the test at the National Japanese Speech Contest in Calgary last weekend.

Canada’s luckiest student

Daniel Pracsovics.

Photo provided by Ryan Bolton

Imagine what it'd be like to score $65,000 in prizes. You'd be a pretty lucky student. Daniel Pracsovics is this year's luckiest student across Canada.

Daniel, a Physics and Astronomy student, won more than $65,000 in prizes this past Saturday at the Bombshelter Pub thanks to the Canada’s Luckiest Student contest hosted by Student Life Network. Daniel was joined at the big announcement by 30 of his friends and family who came from Cobourg to celebrate his winnings.

UWaterloo students' innovation wins 10,000 euros

Three VeMACollegues accepting their 10,000 euro chequeThree UWaterloo students have returned from France with a prize of 10,000 euros in their back pockets, thanks to an invention that helps vehicles communicate with each other to enhance passenger safety.

And the winner of 24 Hours of Waterloo is...

Giovanna's don door, 24 Hours of Waterloo contest winning photo
The winner of 24 Hours of Waterloo has been announced!

Students' rapping video scores the top spot

Matthew Steinman and Michael Born in deepening community videoRarely do we see raps about the importance of building community, but two Conrad Grebel University College students recently leveraged their rapping skills while promoting an important message of peace and unity.