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Time management resources available to students on campus

Midterm season is in full-gear and with all the assignments, essays and midterms due this week, it’s not always easy to stay on top of things. Although Reading Week has just passed, you might feel as though you didn’t get enough work done, if any. Academics are easily the largest cause of stress for students, but whether you’re in your […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Catholic education impacted my view on myself

“If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must master it.” Genesis 4:7 From kindergarten until high school, I received a Catholic education. I took required religion classes where I learned how Jesus died for […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Downtime leads to better productivity

When leaving for university, my parents stressed to me that I needed to prioritize school work. While I agree that this is good advice, I would also advise every student entering post-secondary to prioritize downtime where they focus on self-care. In high school, I found that I always had enough time to work on projects while still having a part […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis holds conference on recession in Waterloo

The tenth Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) Macro-Money-Finance conference which took place on Sept. 13 and 14 at the Balsillie School of International Affair in Waterloo zeroed in on the topic “is a recession coming?” “Economics defines a recession as an overwhelming and wide spread decline in economy activity which lasts for a period of time, which may be […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, National, News ·
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Laurier enhances parental leave financial supplements for graduate students

Wilfrid Laurier University has recently made enhancements to parental leave funding for full-time master’s and doctoral students, pursuing a research degree. This grant, in effect since Sept. 9, is available for full-time graduate students taking a temporary leave from their studies during the first year of their child’s birth, adoption, or when they first gain custody of the child. The […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Campus, News ·

What does the AC offer students?

Laurier’s athletic complex is a space available for all students to use as included in their fees is access to the gym space. While many students may find lifting free weights intimidating, or the gym busy at times, Laurier offers many programs to help students find their place in a healthy, active community. Through intramurals, group exercise, dance classes, rock […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Sports ·
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Ontario’s new student education costs and you

In Jan. 2019, the Ford government announced changes that would be made to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and unveiled “the Student Choice Initiative” — a policy designed to provide students with the ability to opt out of fees that were once deemed essential ,such as student unions and clubs. The adjustments that have been made to post-secondary education […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, Local, News ·