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Connecting with ICT about Laurier’s internet issues

The state of wireless internet at Wilfrid Laurier University is one that has been controversial, divisive, complicated and has inspired consistent public outcry this year. The Laurier-famous Twitter account, “Spotted at Laurier,” has been cataloguing a series of these comments from frustrated students who have felt the impact of the volatile ICT infrastructure at the university. A poll asking “Is […]

by Aaron Hagey· · News ·
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Breaking down this year’s SU president’s leadership budget

With the winter term coming to a close, so too comes the end of Tarique Plummer’s tenure as president CEO of the Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union. With this brings a reflection of all he has accomplished during the past year. Plummer’s success in actualizing his platform began a year ago, when the previous board of director’s approved his operational […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Is ghosting your employer ever warranted?

You’ve probably heard of people ghosting their crappy tinder dates or ghosting on friends they had plans with. Typically, this is looked down upon; no one wants to come off as flaky or unreliable.  In recent years, it’s become more common for people to ghost their employers as well.  Those who are looking for jobs or who are currently employed […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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How to tackle taxes as a university student

Although adulthood has been categorized as a milestone you reach when you turn 18, for many people the responsibilities that are expected and associated with that title aren’t defined and learned until you’re much older. As a student in university, I’m surrounded by other people who consistently have similar difficulties with adult tasks. There’s a reason why there have been […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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Bridging the Gap’s Speak Up series comes to an end for the 2018-2019 year

On Wednesday, March 20, Bridging the Gap hosted their final “Speak Up” series event of the year, an event that advocates for mental health initiatives to continue throughout the year — and not just on national campaign days.  The event concludes a year-long event, where Bridging the Gap gathered students and mental professionals to talk about their experiences and struggles […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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The rise of social media influencers

Social media has become an integral part of our modern culture. Most people use it on a daily basis, so it’s no wonder that countless users are turning to it as a means of income. If you go on any social media site right now you could probably find someone calling themselves an “influencer” within a few minutes of searching. […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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Plastic package waste sparks protest in Waterloo from students and community activists

On Monday, Mar. 11, a group of approximately 25 student and community activists collected at Zehrs, located on Erb Street in Waterloo, to protest the use of excessive plastic packaging in grocery stores by large companies.  This particular demonstration was directed towards Loblaws Companies Limited, the owner of Zehrs and several other grocery franchises.  “We were inspired by the UK […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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An in-depth look at the responsibilities of head athletic therapist Jennifer Martins

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s varsity football team gets a lot of attention during the season due to the exciting nature of the sport.  But what often goes under the radar is the work the team puts in behind the scenes.  One of the biggest reasons behind the football team’s massive success over the years is the outstanding coaching staff, […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·