Is Donald Trump’s Twitter use changing how politicians communicate?

U of G professor Tamara Small on Trump's use of Twitter

From outbursts and accusations, to off-the-cuff commentary andcriticizing foreign counterparts, U.S. President Donald Trump’s bold use of Twitter has been a source of frustration and fascination. But is he impulsively sharing his thoughts or is it a brilliant media strategy? Political science professor Tamara Small researches social media use among Canadian politicians. She talks about

On the job: Allison Day takes her kitchen online

Who: Allison Day, BA ’10 Job: Blogger, food stylist and photographer, and cookbook author Beets are an often overlooked vegetable, but Allison Day, BA ’10, is trying to change that with her Yummy Beet food blog. Aside from beets, you’ll find almost every type of produce presented in a rainbow of colours along with “vegetable

How to serve the best campus food in Canada

Mark Kenny sources goods to serve staff, students and faculty fresh and local food at the University of Guelph

If you order a burger at the popular 100 Mile Grille food outlet in the University of Guelph’s Creelman dining hall, Mark Kenny can tell you exactly where all its parts come from: the meat is procured from local farmers and formed into patties at the University’s own meat processing facility; seasonal tomatoes and onions

How scientist Mike Dixon is using space technology to combat food scarcity on Earth

University of Guelph scientist Mike Dixon grows food in barren places

Prof. Mike Dixon, School of Environmental Sciences, is an expert at growing food in places where food has never been grown before. Whether it’s mimicking the harsh environment of Mars or the extreme temperatures of Canada’s Far North and the Middle East, Dixon’s research — which employs cutting-edge LED lighting and space technologies — could

How to make peace with the trillions of microorganisms that inhabit your body

The Germ Guy and University of Guelph grad Jason Tetro says we should love germs.

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]ost people have a love/hate relationship with germs: they love when germs keep them healthy but hate when they make them ill. A sickly childhood didn’t stop Jason Tetro, B.Sc. ’93, from becoming a germ expert and the author of two books: The Germ Code and The Germ Files. Also known as “The Germ Guy,”

On the job: long snapper Jake Reinhart plays one of the most specialized positions in football

Jake Reinhart, Toronto Argonauts

Who: Jake Reinhart, BA ’13 Job: Long snapper for the Toronto Argonauts Guelph’s Jake Reinhart has the muscular frame of a construction worker or a pro athlete. He’s actually both, playing in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from June to November and doing home renovation work in the off-season.