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OUSA holds its bi-annual general conference, discussing new and renewing policies that affect students

Over the weekend, from Nov. 2 to 4, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) held their bi-annual general assembly conference at McMaster University. Wilfrid Laurier University was in attendance, alongside seven other member universities of OUSA, to discuss new and renewing policies. Laurier’s representation at this conference was six delegates; a number that proportionally represents the total population of students […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Everyone deserves the right to vote: even ex-felons

By the time this article is published, Florida voters will have been confronted with 12 constitutional amendment proposals during their general election on Nov. 6.  These amendments range everywhere from banning the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed spaces, to banning offshore gas and oil drilling, to increasing taxes.  The fourth amendment aims to restore voting rights to former felons who […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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Social media as a graveyard for altruism

On Feb. 16, 2018, Drake dropped his music video for his single God’s Plan, which depicts him donating his $996 631.90 video budget to Miami residents.  Throughout the video he paid for strangers’ groceries, gave a teenager a new car, personally handed stacks of money to families on the street, took people on shopping sprees, gifted children with piles of […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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Inclusive DEO event endeavours to be a safe space on campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, between 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., the Rainbow Centre, the Centre for Women and Trans People and Laurier Students’ Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) hosted their  “Love Letters to Inclusive Feminism” event at Wilfrid Laurier.  Located within the Macdonald House on the Laurier Waterloo campus, it offered a chance for individuals to come together, write, craft […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Arts and Life ·
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Movember at Laurier: What to know before growing your mo’ for men’s health

For the entire month of November, the annual event of “Movember” asks its community members to come together to discuss and increase awareness for men’s prostate and testicular cancer, as well as men’s mental health issues — and especially suicide. Both The Movember Foundation of Canada and clubs at Wilfrid Laurier University, like the Lazaridis Students’ Society — or LazSoc […]

by Aaron Hagey· · News ·
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Laurier Food Bank is hungry for volunteers to help collect canned goods

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus Food Bank will be hosting their annual Halloween for Hunger event on Oct. 27, where students can sign up in teams of three or four to go trick-or-treating to collect non-perishable food items from around Waterloo to go back to the food bank to support students. “Basically the event is a trick-or-treating food drive: so […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·