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News Review: The top five stories from this semester

Lindsay Shepherd Controversy surrounding a Laurier teaching assistant, Lindsay Shepherd, has enveloped the Laurier campus for the past month. The controversy stems from Shepherd’s decision to show a Jordan Peterson debate on gender pronouns in her first-year tutorial. When concerns were raised, Shepherd was pulled into a meeting with three individuals from Laurier who condemned her for showing Peterson’s views […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Golden Hawks finish 2017 with a victorious ‘Battle of Waterloo’

For the final game of the first half of the season the Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy women’s basketball team faced up against the Waterloo Warriors in a contentious battle at home. The Warriors were looking to break Laurier’s win streak against them with it being 16 straight going into the contest. Starting out in the first quarter, both teams came out […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Fall 2017: Laurier Sports Review

Football   A The Wilfrid Laurier University football team couldn’t quite repeat last year’s success, as they ended up falling in the Yates Cup against Western. Although it was an unfortunate end to a great season, one couldn’t have expected much more from the Hawks. The Western Mustangs were simply the best team in the OUA this year and they even […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
The CordCast, Nov. 29 – Episode 12

The CordCast, Nov. 29 – Episode 12

Welcome to Episode 12. This week Karlis sat down with Photo Editor Tanzeel Sayani and News Editor Safina Husein. The group discussed the recent events from campus around Lindsay Shepherd, the freedom of speech protest and other nuances to the controversy. Be sure to check us out on iTunes and Google Play, a great way to stay informed while you […]

by Karlis Wilde· · ·
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The big debate on campus: new perspectives on the Laurier scandal

  Almost three weeks ago, Lindsay Shepherd, a Laurier graduate student and teaching assistant, was reprimanded for showing a TVO clip of a Jordan Peterson debate within her first year Communications tutorial and then leading a discussion about the use of gendered pronouns, sparking controversy throughout the Wilfrid Laurier University campus and amongst media outlets on an international scale. Since […]

by Safina Husein· · Features ·
Photos by Tanzeel Sayani

UPDATED: Controversy on campus: a comprehensive timeline

  Nov. 1 – Lindsay Shepherd plays a clip from TVO’s The Agenda, which showcases a debate featuring controversial University of Toronto professor, Jordan Peterson, discussing “genders, rights and freedom speech.” Ensuing the clip was a class debate surrounding the use of they as a pronoun. The class she showed it in was a first year tutorial for a course […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Campus, National, News ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Hawks split weekend double header against U of T and Ryerson

After two straight weekends at home, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team got back on the road as they headed to Toronto to play the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the Ryerson Rams. The Varsity Blues were their first opponent of the weekend. U of T got right to it, wasting no time at the beginning of the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo of the week 2017-18

Photo of the week 2017-18

December 6, 2017  (Luke Sarazin/Lead Photographer) Church staff and community members at Parkminster United were shocked to discover that the church had been vandalised on Nov. 30. November 29, 2017 (Tanzeel Sayani/Photo Editor) On Nov. 24, a large group of activists assembled for a free speech protest on Veteran’s Green. Counter-protesters held a silent vigil across the street. November 22, […]

by Cord Staff· · Photo ·