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First-year Laurier student Yafiet Rezene passes away

Wilfrid Laurier University has confirmed the death of first-year student Yafiet Rezene, 19, who passed away following a shooting in Kitchener on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 15. According to the statement released by Laurier, the dean of students will be contacting Rezene’s family and support will be provided to students who knew him. This is the second Laurier student […]

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Laurier community mourns passing of Professor Barry Kay

Laurier community mourns passing of Professor Barry Kay

Wilfrid Laurier University is mourning the loss of Barry Kay, associate professor in the department of political science who passed away last night. Named a “Legend of Laurier” in 2016, Dr. Kay began working at Laurier in 1978 and has left behind a legacy of over four decades of work as a professor.   He authored or co-authored over 40 […]

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Laurier student passes away

Wilfrid Laurier has confirmed the sudden passing of a student on the Waterloo campus as of earlier this morning. The identity of the student has not been released at this time out of respect for the family’s privacy. In recognizing this loss, university flags have been lowered to half-mast. “Losing a student has a significant impact on the entire Laurier […]

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