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Arts bites: October 11, 2012

Ashley Tisdale a prostitute? In the recent episodes of FX’s hit show Sons of Anarchy, airing Sept. 25th and Oct. 2nd, you may have noticed former Disney star Ashley Tisdale partaking in activities alongside the infamous biker gang. Her role on the show was a prostitute — quite a difference from her puritan role as Sharpay Evans in Disney’s 2006 […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·

What to do this week in K-W: October 11, 2012

October 11 Inlet Sound w/ Tear Away Tusa: Maxwell’s Music House; 9 p.m. $5 Penelope: Inspired by Homer: Conrad Centre for the Arts; 7:30 p.m. $14 for students WLU Fr!nge Festival auditions: N1001; 9-11 p.m. Music @ Noon, Penderecki String Orchestra: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall; noon October 12 Easy Star All Stars: Starlight; 8 p.m. $23 Michael Woods: Elements Nightclub; […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·
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Five phrases that really need to stop

5. “Cool story, bro” Example: “I was so drunk with all my friends last night. I have friends and I get drunk”. “Cool story, bro. Can I hear it again?” It was a cool story, and don’t call me “bro”. I get that you are being sarcastic but there are better ways to be funny. You are trying to be […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·

Corrections: October 11, 2012

In the Oct. 3 article “Trudeau announces leadership bid”, The Cord mistakenly identified Justin Trudeau as a Member of Provincial Parliament, when in fact he is a Member of Parliament. In the Oct. 3 article “Transportation hub to accompany rapid transit,” The Cord stated that a new transit hub is being built at the intersection of King Street and University […]

by Cord Staff· · Archive ·

This Week in quotes: October 11, 2012

“I think it was a more carefree time to be honest with you. In a lot of ways that’s good and in a lot of ways that probably wasn’t good. But it was our time, and we got by okay.” — Chris Dodd, Laurier director of residential services and WLU alum re: going to the university in the 1980s “Do […]

by Cord Staff· · Archive ·

Vocal Cord: October 11, 2012

“YOLO.” –Dion Flores Second-year music “Clutch.” –Alex McKnight Third-year sociology “YOLO.” –Sarah Coakeley Third-year health science “YOLO.” –Raghav Bhatia First-year health science   Want your face in the paper? The Radio Laurier Street Team will be on campus doing Vocal Cord every Monday   Compiled by Autumn Smith Photos by Kate Turner

by Cord Staff· · Archive ·
The Cord wraps up CTV partnership

The Cord wraps up CTV partnership

On Saturday evening, the fourth and final part of The Cord’s series produced in partnership with CTV Kitchener aired on the 6:00 news. The segment addresses changes to housing in Waterloo’s Northdale neighbourhood, which is home to a large number of Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo students. Click here to watch the fourth part of the series.  The […]

by Cord Staff· · News ·
(Photo by Nick Lachance)

Toronto’s EDM group Austra performs at Starlight

The Starlight Lounge was booming this past Thursday evening when Toronto-based electronic band Austra performed in Waterloo for their first time since a cancelled show last year. Austra’s is made up of members Katie Stelmanis on vocals and piano, Maya Postepski on drums, bassist Dorian Wolf, Ryan Wonsiak on the keyboard and twin back-up singers Sari and Romy Lightman. Starlight’s atmosphere featured […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·
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Laurier hosts TEDx

Achieve goals The Senate and Board Chamber was full of ideas on Sept. 26 as Wilfrid Laurier University hosted TEDx Laurier: “YesTEDay, TEDay & TEDmorrow: The Next 100 Years.” In the first of three parts, four unique speakers took the stage to share their stories with the audience. Serena Ryder, a three-time Juno award-winner began by playing her song “Sing, […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·

Cord Arts Movie Review: Johnson’s Looper delivers

For a movie that’s based on time travel, Looper’s writer and director Rian Johnson makes the smart decision to leave the mechanics behind how people travel through time out of the film. As Bruce Willis explains in the movie, “… if we start [explaining it], we’re going to be here all day, making diagrams with straws.” However, Looper is not […]

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