Closed city park

A Look at Guelph in Lockdown

Details matter. At the beginning of April 2020, Photographer Alex Vialette began documenting the changes to the City of Guelph. The impact of COVID-19 can be seen throughout the city, both in small ways — like the “closed” signs that began appearing — and in other, more substantial ways — […]

COVID-19, Opinion

Unprecedented Times?

COVID-19 and the 1918–1920 Spanish Influenza Pandemic at the University of Guelph hortly after classes began in the fall term of 1918, Byron Jenvey, a professor of agriculture economics at the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), went to his doctor’s office after feeling ill. The doctor did some tests, took Jenvey’s […]

COVID-19, News

University Cancels Convocation

UPDATE: On March 27, the university announced plans to reschedule convocation, saying “our graduating students will still have an opportunity to cross the stage and we are putting plans in place for a rescheduled convocation ceremony.”   The University of Guelph announced today that spring convocation and the annual alumni weekend […]