Colleen Connolly

Colleen Connolly

Articles by Colleen Connolly

Creating a link across continents

Tearing down cultural boundaries through international student work experiences, AIESEC is a student-run organization based out of 110 countries, offering a unique opportunity for students wishing to travel both out from and, less frequently, into the Wilfrid Laurier University community. This is made possible through attaining the attention and cooperation of large corporations, and in recent months AIESEC Laurier has […]

by Colleen Connolly· · Campus, Local ·

Improv entertainment

The Upright Citizens Brigade, an improvisational and sketch comedy group from New York City, performed at the Turret on Friday evening under the sponsorship of WLUSU’s student event’s funding. The show was hosted by Laurier Musical Theatre and showcased the hilarious talents of actors Dru Johnston, John Frusciante, Molly Lloyd and John Murray on their first tour of Canada. “They […]

by Colleen Connolly· · Arts ·

The future freaks me out

“All good science fiction has a basis in something that is plausible,” stated professor Tristan Long of Wilfrid Laurier University’s science faculty. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) couldn’t agree more. Bridging the gap between real and imaginary,  NASA scientists compiled a list last year of the most plausible science fiction movies to ever hit the silver screen. Lead […]

by Colleen Connolly· · Features ·

Working Summer Travel: Experience without Expense

For the university student, nothing is too familiar or overly predictable when every weekend brings a fresh story and every class a fresh lesson. Our world revolves around growth and excitement, so it’s no surprise that the prospect of returning home for the summer months can seem to some like an extended layover before another much anticipated take off. Maybe […]

by Colleen Connolly· · Life ·

Saviours, survivors and heroes

As Remembrance Day approaches we begin to reflect on those who lost their lives to war and those who we call heroes. This term can be ambiguous as it does not serve the same definition for everyone, nor does it reflect the same experiences. However, there is a consistent honour behind it that cannot be matched. Heroes are around us […]

by Colleen Connolly· · Features ·