2016-17 Board of Directors: Midterm Reviews

2016-17 Board of Directors: Midterm Reviews

How are the Students’ Union president and board of directors performing so far?

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Top 5 news stories of 2016

Top 5 news stories of 2016

Policy The latest major story to have come out of Wilfrid Laurier University is that of its new sexual and gendered violence policy and procedures, drafted by the Gendered Violence Task Force, the student group Advocates for Student Culture of Consent (ASCC) and other university partners. The lack of a policy was first discovered by ASCC and work began in […]

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King Street opens to traffic in Waterloo

King Street, in uptown Waterloo, was opened up to two-way traffic last Wednesday night after almost a year of LRT construction caused the road to be closed from Union St. to Erb St. GrandLinq announced early in November that it was their intent to open the street and finish the main portion of LRT construction on Nov. 30—a goal which […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · Local, News ·
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Tyler Van Herzele works to increase transparency

At the most recent Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union board meeting, held on Nov. 25, Students’ Union president, Tyler Van Herzele, announced that he will be holding office hours on Friday afternoons to increase transparency and communication with the student population. “Open office hours are going to be, I think factually, from 1:00 [p.m.] to 3:00 [p.m.] every Friday. And […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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WUSC sets up mock refugee camp

Wilfrid Laurier University’s chapter of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) held a refugee awareness event in the concourse on Dec. 5. The event included a “simulated refugee camp,” according to the club’s Facebook event and was inspired by a similar event held at Laurier’s Brantford campus last year. According to WUSC’s director of events, Jennifer Thompson, the event had […]

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Grand River Hospital working to get more emergency physicians

Kitchener’s Grand River Hospital has launched a fundraising initiative in order to recruit more emergency department physicians to help reduce long wait times. The goal of the campaign is to accumulate $365,000 from donations given by Waterloo Region community members. The sum will be split into three years. Each year, a third of the money, approximately $120,000, will be put […]

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