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Kyle Murray announced as the new dean of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics

On April 19, it was announced in a news release that behavioural scientist Kyle Murray had been appointed as the

BREAKING: Rich Uncle Tavern Announces Closure

On April 26 at approximately 11 a.m., Rich Uncle Tavern announced on Instagram that they would be closing down permanently

The Laurier Community Mourns the passing of Anne Innis Dagg 

Wilfrid Laurier University mourns the passing of Anne Innis Dagg, a zoologist, biologist and animal rights activist with connections to Laurier.

Athletics and recreation set to recieve increased funding in 2024-2025

On Feb. 1, it was announced during the SU referendum question that with 70 per cent of the vote, additional

Golden Hawk Taye Donald’s reign of the 2023-2024 basketball season

Photo by: Mervin Joseph Jacob Photo by: Mervin Joseph Jacobs Laurier is no stranger to impressive student-athletes adorning the purple

Should Earth Day only be celebrated in April?

Photo by: Haley Richards Earth day is celebrated annually on April 22 in support of environmental protection. Since 1970, it

Are the Ontario NDP’s TikToks effective?

Youth voter turnout has been on the decline since the 1990s. Aside from 2015 and 2019, the first two times

Invincible season two is a treat for fans of the show

Photo by Brit Kovacs On March 14, the second half of Invincible’s second season debuted on Amazon Prime. Fans waited

Editor’s Note: Closing out the year and reminiscing

Image by: Haley Richards As the final issue of The Cord for the academic year comes to a close, I

How international films question and challenge North American perspectives

Different cultures offer different approaches to life’s many questions. The Oscars’ international entries, including those that weren’t nominated, explore how

Rooster Teeth: The end of an era

If you dated a man who played video games in the 2010s, you’ve probably heard of Rooster Teeth. Initially a

It’s the place to Gyubee

You have heard of BBQ and KBBQ– now introducing JBBQ (Japanese Barbeque). Not sure as to why your writers have

Exploring Queerness in Adaline’s HYMNAL

In a modern musical environment towered over by the prayers, confessionals, and love songs of figures like Sufjan Stevens and

Exchange students take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Stratford Upon-Avon

PHOTO BY: BAILEY MCINTYRE On Feb. 28, a trip from the University of Birmingham to Stratford Upon-Avon for the English

Free food in good faith with P2C Laurier

Over the past two months, Power to Change (P2C) Laurier has invited students to a weekly group meeting called “Alpha”

WILL looks back on a successful academic year

It has been a remarkable year for Women in Leadership Laurier (WILL), marked by meaningful events and community engagement. PHOTO

Sometimes I Think About Dying: Introversion, ideation and the monotony of working a 9-5

TW: This article discusses themes of suicide. “It’s hard, isn’t it? To be a person,” states the character of Isobel

The benefit of interdisciplinary study: What we can learn about metabolism from music and rats

News Director Madalyn Mostacci explores a study detailing the role rodents can play when considering studies for metabolism. The Mozart

Fewer international study permits to be issued in 2024

Federal government announces international student cap On Jan. 22 of this year, the federal government announced it would issue fewer

Students protest Lisa Bildy’s presentation on campus

Editor’s Note: This article was updated on May 24, 2024.  On March 6 at 3:30 p.m., the Wilfrid Laurier Heterodox
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