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Laurier hosts annual Indigenous Research Event

  Wilfrid Laurier University hosted the Indigenous Research Symposium on Dec. 5. The event featured Indigenous graduate students and special guests speaking about their Indigenous research. The keynote speaker was Laurier alumni Allan Downey, who graduated in 2014 with a PhD in history. Downey is an assistant professor at McGill University, and he spoke about his current research on Indigenous […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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LGBTQ+ friendly church is target of vandalism

On Thursday Nov. 30 a local Waterloo church was vandalized with threatening  biblical verses. Parkminster United Church is an affirming congregation which means they are educated on topics such as inclusivity. Parkminster is known by the community to be an LGBTQ+ friendly church. “The latest occurrence happened last Thursday Nov. 30 on church property, it was discovered in the morning […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
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Socializing during movies shouldn’t be acceptable

  Somehow, the concept of going to see a film has become tied up with forms of direct interaction: a person goes to the show with friends, or on a date. This is curious and especially flawed because cinema is not inherently a social experience. A movie — at least, a good movie — is generally crafted to captivate the […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Opinion ·
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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 ·
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Laurier student starts initiative to support students who don’t receive co-op placements

A Wilfrid Laurier University student is starting an initiative to assist business students who are rejected from the co-operative education program. The initiative is called “Laurier Mentor Connect” and was started a few months ago by Syed Azam Afzal, a third-year bachelor of business administration student at Laurier. “The main purpose really is to just help students. When you get […]

by Jake Watts· · Campus, News ·
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Foot Patrol celebrates 25 years

Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo campus Foot Patrol celebrated 25 years of service this past Wed, Nov. 15, 2017. Foot Patrol celebrated their milestone by handing out cake and cupcakes to students in the Fred Nichols Centre concourse. The booth set up also provided activities to students who wanted to participate. “We’re celebrating 25 years of service. It is a huge […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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St. Jacobs Sparkles celebrates the holiday season

St. Jacobs Sparkles is a 4-day holiday event which celebrates the holiday season. The event takes place from Nov. 16 to 19 at the downtown core of St. Jacobs. St. Jacobs is a village set along the Conestoga River with various shops, restaurants, boutique, original artisans shops, and a short bus or car ride away from Wilfrid Laurier University. Wideman […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
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First Light Rail Vehicle hits the tracks in Waterloo

  On Nov. 7, the first on-track test of an ION light rail car was completed in Waterloo. “This test is for wayside clearances, and platform clearances,” Tom Galloway, Regional Councillor for Waterloo, said. “So just to make sure that everything was constructed properly along the track. “This really wasn’t to test the vehicle at all, this was to test […]

by Jake Watts· · Local, News ·
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Rainbow Centre facilitates Trans Allyship workshop

  On Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. the WLU Rainbow Centre presented the fourth annual Trans Allyship workshop held in the Paul Martin Centre. The workshop was facilitated by Toby Finlay and Bea Sookpaiboon, both representatives from the Rainbow Centre. The workshop facilitators described trans allyship as a process that involves understanding how your beliefs have been informed by cisgender […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·