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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 ·

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 ·
(Graphic by Alex Watson)

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 ·