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Spur property sold to developer

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The Silver Spur, a favourite bar of many local residents and students, closed as of May 4. The property has

News in Brief

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WLU to acquire new Toronto office Wilfrid Laurier University is currently in negotiations to sign a lease that will give

Main street to blame for recession: economics prof

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“The only thing we learn from history is that we don’t actually learn from history,” said Phelim Boyle, a professor

Campus renovations begin

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Beginning May 19, the Waterloo campus of Wilfrid Laurier University will undergo significant landscaping renovations. The project will cost approximately

WCH fire investigation incomplete

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The cause of the April 14 Waterloo College Hall (WCH) fire, that claimed the life of a first-year Wilfrid Laurier

First-year student who passed away in WCH fire remembered as a “fun-loving, great guy”

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The tragic death of 19 year-old Dave LaForest has left the Laurier community shocked and saddened, as it has been

Recession hits Laurier co-ops

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The current economic recession has found its way into co-op departments at universities across the region. While more students are

Two new residence buildings

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Two new buildings have been leased by Laurier residential services, one that holds 82 students at 325 Spruce Street and

Plaskett talks to the Cord about his three-disc release

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Joel Plaskett is breaking from the norm. To put it more specifically, he’s breaking from his norm. Plaskett’s latest album,

Janine Antoni’s body of art

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A young woman gnawing through 600 pounds of lard and chocolate, using her hair as a paintbrush or tightroping across

May 20, 2009

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Dear Life: How come we didn’t get a single snow day this year? Winter is cold and miserable and the

Tips for surviving summer school

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So, you’re taking summer classes. Well into their third week now, these courses make May feel just like September or

Goodbye, Silver Spur

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It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic passing of the Silver Spur in its 13th year on

Muddling through meditation

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“One,” I say inside my head as I lift my right foot up from the carpet. “Two.” I move my

Being smart about employment

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Regardless of what you have done in the past, thinking proactively and planning ahead for your post-grad employment is a

Pool closing for renovations, to re-open in September

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The latest development in the Laurier Pool’s renovation project brings more good news for the initiative’s supporters. After securing all

Province gives $3.6 million

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The government of the province of Ontario has given Wilfrid Laurier University $3.6 million as money towards filling the debt

MLSB opens season

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The boys – and girls – of summer are back and playing (i.e. drinking) harder than ever, as Major League

Third time the charm for Balsillie?

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Canada’s favourite renegade billionaire is up to his old tricks once again, as Jim Balsillie, co-CEO of Waterloo-based Research in

Pair of Hawks CFL bound

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Two of Laurier’s own Golden Hawks have been drafted to the Canadian Football League (CFL) by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.