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Laurier in brief: October 24, 2012

Laurier in brief: October 24, 2012

Laurier student jailed for child pornography Daniel Wright, a Laurier student, was sentenced to one year in prison followed by three years of probation Tuesday morning after confessing in a Kitchener court to charges regarding possession of child pornography. Local police found the content, which was found in the form of over 400 videos, after they utilized a computer program […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·

K-W in brief: October 24, 2012

Conestoga College receives funding Local post-secondary institution Conestoga College received a donation of $325,000 to its business program from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The funding will go toward creating a small business ventures program, which will provide university and college graduates the opportunity to attain graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. The program will take place over a 25 week […]

by Cord Staff· · Local, News ·

What to do in K-W:

OCTOBER 24: Hey Ocean Starlight Doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m., $14 A-Team Comedy Night with Dave Merheje Wilfs, 8 p.m., $2 OCTOBER 25: WAC Presents: Visual Playback Maxwell’s Music House, 8 p.m., $5 Comedy Night at the Princess Cinemas 9 p.m., $12 OCTOBER 26 Wintersleep with Elliot Brood Starlight, 9 p.m., $25 City Wide Panic, Menage, The […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·

Arts bites: October 24, 2012

Flying solo at the rock show World-renowned pop-punk band Blink 182 has become an independent artist. The announcement was made in a tweet by guitarist and vocalist Tom DeLonge. He has dubbed it “Blink 182’s very own independence day” over the social media site. The band went on an “indefinite hiatus” back in 2005, but got back together in 2009 […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·
(Graphic by Michael Porfirio)

Student zombies: a Life comic

by Cord Staff· · Life ·
(Photo by Cristina Rucchetta)

Mid-term munchies don’t have to include pizza

During this critical time of year students are plagued with the outcomes of mid-terms. Although we don’t always realize how much our health is affected by the choices we make and the adjustments to our diet, we want quick, easy meals and snacks that will satisfy us in the moment. But do we stop and think about how these foods […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·

Bag-o-crime: October 17, 2012

Graffiti: Location:  Lot 32 Reported:  Monday October 08, 2012 @ 2:25pm  While on patrol a Special Constable found graffiti had been written by person(s) unknown on the greenhouse and the shed attached to it in lot 31. The graffiti appeared to have been written in black marker and consisted of the words “VEER” and ‘VEER THE BEATEN PATH”. Some of […]

by Cord Staff· · News ·

What to do in K-W: October 17, 2012

October 17 A-Team presents: Capture the Flag WLU Quad 7:30 p.m. GRFF presents: China Heavyweight Empire Theatres 7 p.m. October 18 GRFF presents: Stories we Tell Empire Theatres 6:45 p.m. RUFUS Fundraiser Maxwell’s Music House 8:30 p.m. $7 October 19 Big Band Theory The Jazz Room 8:30 p.m. $20 GRFF presents: Autumn Gold Empire Theatres, 7 p.m. Minds in the […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·
(Graphic by Carley McGlynn)

Ontario education reforms under debate

The annual World University Rankings released by Times Higher Education (THE) showed a disappointing Canadian standing, with Canada’s top three institutions, led by the University of Toronto, all falling in the ranks compared to their respective previous positions. This ranking is released at a time when there is much discussion in Ontario about the government’s proposal to overhaul post-secondary education […]

by Cord Staff· · National, News ·
Laurier in brief: October 11, 2012

Laurier in brief: October 11, 2012

WLU students win community award of excellence Two Wilfrid Laurier University students received Awards of Excellence for their community contributions on Sunday, September 30. The event was held at the Cambridge Holiday Inn, honouring a total of seven students who received awards. Chelsea Salfarlie won the Chloe Callandar Scholarship, one of three $1,000 awards the regional chapter of the Congress […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·