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Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience Seven years after taking us on an innovative-pop journey with his ground-breaking album FutureSex/LoveSounds, Justin Timberlake made his return this week with the release of his third solo album, The 20/20 Experience. Linking up once again with his long-time collaborator Timbaland, the former boy band heart throb has delivered another ensemble of mid-tempo tunes for his 2013 comeback. […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·
(Photo by Cristina Rucchetta).

OCD is more than a control issue

Misconceptions are everywhere. Every day we are interacting and engaging with things we, admittedly or not, know nothing about. A case where this happens too often is with the mental illness, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Not everyone who suffers from a mental health issue is the “crazed lunatic” from Rain Man and OCD is not a nonchalant condition to joke […]

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

WLU Relay for Life raises $15,000

Last Saturday, Laurier’s Paul Martin Centre played host to WLU’s annual Relay for Life event. Over 100 participants took part in the 12-hour fundraising, staying up all night, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. In the end generated a donation of over $15,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society. Relay for Life has become a global movement that takes place in […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus ·
(graphic by Ben Dintsman).

‘Can we still be friends?’

The fact about dating is that sometimes people just don’t click. It’s inevitable that not everyone you date means that you two are meant to be compatible. But when this happens the best thing is to be honest or you will just end up looking and feeling like a “plastic”. After conversing with one male friend about relationship articles, it […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·
(graphic by Carly Basch).

Eating healthy for dummies

Who has time to eat healthy these days? With our hectic schedules, it can be almost impossible. Student life is so easily inundated by busy work that it’s the little things that are left undone; eating healthy is one of them. Something so small, yet so crucial, is left in the back of our minds when it should be the […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·
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Picking the right brew

Heineken? Mill Street? Budweiser? When it comes to selecting the perfect beer for a night out, people often are stumped with the choices that they have to make. It all comes down to the price, the taste and overall mood that one is willing to invest when carefully selecting their beers for the night. With the recent opening of Beertown […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·
(graphic by Lena Yang).

Need to control

“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” Sound familiar? If you or someone you know says this then there is a good chance they are a controller. Controllers are often perfectionists who insist on completing things themselves to ensure they are done right. While most controllers think of themselves as being right, instead of controlling, […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·
(photo by Rebecca Allison).

Life panel: love and dating at university

Pat Benatar once sang “Love is a battlefield.” With juggling work, school, and a social life, along with an understanding subjective rules and deciphering unreadable texts, dating at university appears to be a war zone we work through. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert, especially since over the weekend I walked around the grocery store getting up […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·