Arts on campus: memorable moments


March 27, 2002

Laurier wanted another hour. He
represented, no doubt, but perhaps not
to the fullest.”

– Laurier student in the crowd,
commenting on Canadian rapper K-OS’s
performance at Wilf’s

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Finger Eleven: Sept. 7, 2005

Sometimes you find yourself playing in
front of drunk people who are just
there for a show.”

–Finger Eleven’s drummer Rich Beddoe
in an interview with The Cord before
their performance at the Turret

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Jian Ghomeshi: Oct. 8, 2006

The old adage ‘don’t let school get in
the way of your education’ is
something that I really believe.”

–CBC Radio host of Q talking to a
Laurier audience during alternative

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Bedouin Soundclash: Sept. 12, 2007

Reggae music is a part of who we are
as individuals.”

–Bassist Eon Sinclair of Bedouin
Soundclash speaking to the audience at
the Turret

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Sue Johanson: Feb. 6, 2008

If I was a cute young thing or just
glamorous with bodacious tatas, it
would be seen as titilating, whereas
I’m mature and wear flat shoes.”

–Sex expert Sue Johanson in an
interview with The Cord before her
educational talk at the Theatre

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illScarlett: Jan. 28, 2009

For every person that goes out of
their ways to tell you ‘you suck,’
there’s 10 people who go out of their
way to tell you they love you.”

–illScarlett lead singer Alex Norman
told The Cord in an interview before
their performance at the Turret

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