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Sports in brief: January 23, 2013

Women’s basketball loses close game to Brock After winning their first home game of the year against Guelph on Jan. 12, the Hawks split their games last week, defeating the Waterloo Warriors 88-60 before coming short of an upset against the No. 7 Brock Badgers Saturday, losing 60-52. The Hawks travel to Thunder Bay this weekend for a double header […]

by Cord Staff· · Sports ·
Graphic by Adele Palmquist

Canada in brief: January 23, 2013

Lost student information leads to lawsuits Human Resources Canada is currently facing numerous lawsuits from across the country as a result of its loss of personal data from 583,000 Canada Student Loans users between 2000 and 2006. The information, which included names, birthdates, loan balances and social insurance numbers, was lost when a portable hard drive went missing in November, […]

by Cord Staff· · National, News ·
Meet your Student Publications candidates

Meet your Student Publications candidates

Presidential candidates Allison Leonard I’ve spent the majority of my university career in Brantford’s WLUSP office, as both volunteer and management. I am now prepared to bridge the gap between campuses as President. For two years I’ve worked as Brantford Manager of Operations; acting as an ex- officio member of the Board and over- seeing the production and growth of […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·

New graduate music program

The faculty of music has launched a new master’s program focusing on community music. The new program will be offered in addition to Laurier’s music therapy program and be offered part-time. The community music program will be a fairly unique program. According to Lee Willingham, director of community music, the music department “researched this carefully, and we’re the only program […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·

WLU culture panel discusses campus-city dynamics

On Jan. 9, Wilfrid Laurier University hosted a panel to discuss what culture means at Laurier and how the campus can become more connected to the City of Waterloo. The presentation of the panel was a joint effort between Laurier’s Office of Research Services, the City of Waterloo Culture Plan and the Wilfrid Laurier Press. The moderator for the panel […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·

Laurier in brief: January 16, 2013

Laurier increases safety measures On Jan. 14, Wilfrid Laurier University released its new Emergency Notification System, which can be used by students, staff and faculty. With this new system’s, cell phones can be registered through LORIS, which will allow them to receive texts from Special Constable Services in the event of an emergency situation. “Everyone carries cell phones now,” said […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·
(Photo by Jody Waardenburg)

The highs and lows of the first half

Women’s soccer Laurier’s women’s soccer team ended their season by surpassing many expectations in what was supposed to be a “rebuilding season”. However, with an impressive 11-2-3 record, the purple and gold dominated the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) West Division. Trying out new talent on the squad, Laurier initially showed inconsistency and had trouble executing their shots. Games that should […]

by Cord Staff· · Sports ·

The Cord picks up four nominations

The Cord has received four nominations for the Canadian University Press (CUP) John H. MacDonald Awards. Congratulations to: Kevin Campbell, who has been nominated in the sports writing category for his Nov. 2, 2011 article: “When hits to the head hit close to home”. Taylor Gayowsky, who has been nominated in the graphic design category for her March 28, 2012 […]

by Cord Staff· · News ·

Local groups seek volunteers for holiday season

By Kelly McGahey The holiday season for many people is a time of unity and compassion, which for some people provides an opportunity to reach out to the community around them. Taryn Graham, the business communication coordinator for the Kitchener-Waterloo Volunteer Action Centre, acknowledged, “For volunteers, the holidays are a great way to get started and connected to the KW […]

by Cord Staff· · Archive, Local ·
(File photo by Kate Turner)

Finding food on campus this week

Wilfrid Laurier University will officially close for the holidays Dec. 22, following the conclusion of the exam period on Dec. 19. However, a number of on campus food outlets will be closing before Dec. 22. The Dining Hall will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 17, 18 and 19, before closing for the holidays at 3:30 p.m. — […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus ·