Home

HomeHome

The Cord in Print


Latest


Events & Programming Head 

Cord Staff
·
The Events & Programming Head is required to exhibit strong knowledge in their field. They should be comfortable with planning

Unionize WLU: It’s Time to Organize Laurier’s Student Workers 

·
This article is cross-posted with the community edition “Unionize All Student Workers.”   If you’ve spent time at Wilfrid Laurier University

Why studying early English literature is still important in the UK today

·
Photo by: Bailey McIntyre English literature is an incredibly vast medium of writing. Studying authors such as Shakespeare focuses more

Battle of the books

·
Premiering in 2002, Canada Reads has been a monumental aspect of Canadian culture for over 20 years. A radio show

Police killing renews calls to defund police in KW

·
On Friday, Feb. 23, protestors gathered in front of Waterloo Regional Police Services headquarters in solidarity with Nicholas Nembhard, a

Targeted initiatives to address period poverty struggles gain momentum

·
Groups across Canada advocate for the avaliability of period products across university campuses and workplaces. One in five menstruating Canadians

BSA hosts beating the odds conference

·
The Laurier Black Students Association holds annual event for local Black high school students On Feb. 9, Wilfrid Laurier University’s

Students rally for Palestine in the quad

·
Unified Unidentified brings together students and inspires community for victims of war in Gaza On Feb. 13, students gathered in

Coalition of Muslim Women host event to address Islamophobia

·
Kitchener-Waterloo hosts leaders to discuss pressing issues On Jan. 28, The Coalition of Muslim Women in Kitchener-Waterloo hosted an event

Mitigating the impact of burnout culture

·
Burnout is the soft white underbelly beneath today’s fast-paced and demanding world, affecting individuals across various professions and lifestyles, but

Confessions of a long retired theatre kid

·
Like many others, I was encouraged by my parents growing up to try numerous activities to see which one “stuck.”

Stardew Valley is the best cozy game

·
Do you like cozy games? Spending hours of your free time immersing yourself in a fantasy world where the oppressive

Opera Laurier’s ‘Into the Woods’ 

Cord Staff
·
Nostalgic, hilarious, and sorrowful, Opera Laurier’s performance of the musical ‘Into the Woods’ brings maturity, nuance and moral ambiguity into

Performative tragedy and the misuse of queer representation in the media

·
“Dead lesbian Syndrome” is a 1970s literary & TV phenomenon, representing misogyny & homophobia faced by female characters on screen.

Where do we draw the line when considering MAID?

·
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) has been controversial in Canada since its inception in 2016, similar to the few other

Editor’s Note: A world without social media

·
You may have read the title of this piece and been shocked – a world without social media? Unfathomable. Recently,

The Last Dinner Party is a vocal maximalist’s dream

·
The almost ten-month span between The Last Dinner Party’s signing with a major label (before the release of any recorded

The best of both worlds

·
On a romantic Valentine’s night out, LizzDrew decided to do what any ordinary couple would do – go out to

Comics: Storytelling without compromise

·
I love reading comics. Complex, colourful, and entertaining, they’re an ideal way to spend an afternoon. From superheroes trying to

Princess Cinema screens trans documentary

·
On Feb. 26, I attended a showing of Paul B. Preciado’s film, Orlando: My Political Biography at the Princess Cinema.