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Reviewing the most popular stories at Laurier and around Waterloo in 2018

Students’ Union President elected Tarique Plummer was elected as Laurier’s Students’ Union president for the 2018-19 term, claiming the position with 52.35 per cent of the vote. Despite four candidates in the running, only 22 per cent of the student body cast their vote. Plummer experienced a rocky start to the beginning of his tenure as Chair and CGO of the […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Hawks end successful season with an impressive showing at the Nationals

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s curling team were looking to add a fifth national title to their collection as they competed at the U-Sports National Curling Championships from March 24 to March 28 in Leduc, Alberta. The team consisted of Kaitlin Jewer at skip, Riley Sandham at vice, Kelly Middaugh at second, Bridget Ribeau at lead and Susanna Wright […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Editorial: The positives of Greek Life

At Wilfrid Laurier University, students pride themselves with getting involved. I decided to rush Greek Life at Laurier and it has honestly changed me for the better. At first, I questioned why anyone would want to be in a sorority, as I had always seen stereotypical representations of it in the media. I decided to give it a chance and check out […]

by Sarah Tyler· · Opinion ·
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Nicole Morrison’s captivating career ends with the Hawks’ playoffs hopes

Nicole Morrison’s legendary career with the Golden Hawks has come to an end. The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team’s season had an unfortunate finish with a loss against the Lakehead Thunderwolves in the OUA playoffs last Wednesday. The season’s conclusion not only marked the end of the year for the Hawks, but it also meant that a number of […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier’s season comes to abrupt end at the claws of the Badgers

It’s been a while since the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team has had a home playoff game. That changed on Feb. 21 and it also came with a huge win over the red hot McMaster Marauders. This game had a whole different outcome than most expected, with the Hawks winning by 26 points. The Golden Hawks came out firing […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Me, Myself and I Do: taking a look at sologamy, the unusual phenomenon of people marrying themselves

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” It’s unusual how much the modern world looks to Jane Austen. Whether or not you’ve studied English at any level, it’s likely that you’ve heard or read these words — the opening line to Pride & Prejudice […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Features ·
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Golden Hawks fall to Windsor after overcoming Brock

Coming off a run where they won three out of their last four games, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team was looking to continue their strong play into Wednesday where they finally got their rematch with the visiting Brock Badgers. Having lost the first matchup 65-60 in the season opener, both teams have led two different years with Brock […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Tarique Plummer wins president by majority vote

Tarique Plummer has been elected as Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union president for the 2018-19 term. Plummer was officially announced as president on Feb. 1 at the #LaurierVotes Results Night at Wilf’s. Plummer claimed the position over Ali Saghari, Ryley Fletcher and Idris Omar Hassan with 52.35 per cent of the votes. Despite four candidates in the running for president, […]

by Safina Husein· · Elections, News ·
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Hawks stay hot on the path to the playoffs

Coming off of a close loss to McMaster a couple of days prior, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team was looking to rebound and get back into the win column. The Hawks were also looking to avenge their 11-point loss to the Waterloo Warriors in early December. This game came to be quite a competitive matchup and the type […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Editorial: Student elections matter

When I was in first-year, I was scarcely involved within the Laurier community. As someone who lived off-campus, I wasn’t enticed by orientation week and didn’t pay close attention to many of the events and activities that were taking place. Even as a consistent writer for The Cord, I somehow managed to completely miss the Students’ Union elections that year. […]

by Safina Husein· · Opinion ·