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Discovering how to feel safe when dealing with anxiety

When it comes to dealing with anxiety, it can feel almost as if there is nowhere you belong and you feel as though anywhere you go is dangerous in one way or another. In a way, it makes it so that every situation you encounter is a struggle and it only makes you more fearful — more in life and […]

by Justin Smirlies· · 0 comments · Cord on Health · 1 views ·
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A look inside the Writer in Residence Week

This past week marked the closing of the fourth annual Wilfrid Laurier University Writer In Residence week, with special guest Elizabeth Hay. The Visiting Writer Program began 4 years ago when Laurier hosted author Lawrence Hill and the program has been running strong ever since. Each year when the guest author visits multiple events, panels, discussions and meetings take place […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · 0 comments · The Cord on Arts · 0 views ·
Fish, get into it!

Fish, get into it!

You can read Anna’s recipe on her blog here.   As most of you probably know, fish is a very healthy meat, we all hear that it is full of omega 3 fatty acids blah blah blah. What does that even mean? According to the Washington State Department of Health, it is good for your heart, it is an anti-inflammatory, aids […]

by Justin Smirlies· · 0 comments · Cord on Food · 0 views ·
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Laurier history: honourary degrees

Did You Know? Did you know that there are many prominent figures in Canadian history who have received an honorary degree from Wilfrid Laurier University? Well, in case you didn’t, here’s a list of a few of the people who have: Paul Desmarais Sr. received his LLD (Doctors of Law) degree from Laurier in May of 1979. He was a […]

by Justin Smirlies· · 0 comments · Cord on Laurier · 1 views ·
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Living with anxiety: self-help

Dealing with any sort of anxiety sucks, doesn’t it? You feel your heart beat faster, you get panic attacks, day-to-day activities are a challenge, you have a hard time talking to people and you always feel like there’s no one that understands what you’re going through. The truth is, there is someone out there that understands. They may not have […]

by Justin Smirlies· · 0 comments · Cord on Health · 3 views ·
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In review: “I, Frankenstein”

I, Frankenstein, directed by Stuart Beattie tells the story of Frankenstein’s monster’s identity struggle and a scientific endeavour to reanimate the dead and a centuries old struggle between gargoyles and demons. All in all, the film is a veritable hodgepodge of narratives that are not entirely complimentary of one another.  It is as if the filmmakers had three separate films […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · 0 comments · The Cord on Arts · 0 views ·
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2014 Winter Olympics: Opening Ceremonies

Russia had a lot of obstacles to overcome leading into the Sochi 2014 Winter Games — human rights violations, anti-gay sentiments, suspicions of corruption, terrorist threats, the poorly constructed/unfinished conditions in the hotels and the most expensive games to date were just a few of the things that made many skeptical of whether they would be able to pull it […]

by Shayne McKay· · 0 comments · The Cord on Sports · 0 views ·
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2014 Winter Olympics: Sisters sit on top of the world

Imagine this — standing on top of an Olympic podium beside your sibling. That’s just what Montreal’s Justine Dufour-Lapointe experienced Saturday as she stood beside her sister, Chloe. Justine captured Canada’s first gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a score of 22.44. Chloe managed to edge out defending Olympic champion Hannah Kearney of the U.S. for the silver medal. […]

by Shelby Blackley· · 0 comments · The Cord on Sports · 0 views ·
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2014 Winter Olympics: Women’s hockey still a force to be reckoned with

In their opening game, the Canadian women’s hockey team proved they were going to be a dominating team in Sochi 2014. Saturday morning, the red and white cruised over Switzerland with an “easy” 5-0 win. By the end of the opening period, Canada had outshot the Swiss 29-3; clearly indicating their high position in this tournament. But they weren’t the […]

by Ashley Denuzzo· · 0 comments · The Cord on Sports · 0 views ·
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2014 Winter Olympics: Slopestyle brings Canada first medal

The men’s slopestyle held their semifinals and finals today, starting at 12:30 a.m. and 3:45 a.m. respectively. Canada already showed a lot of promise going into the event, with four competitors showcasing their skills and all of them qualifying. After the snow had settled, Mark McMorris came through with Canada’s first medal in the Olympics, placing third in the finals […]

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