Marissa Evans

Marissa Evans

I'm a fourth-year English major, minoring in film studies. I've been writing for The Cord since my first-year and have loved it. Although I don't aspire to be a journalist, the people I've met through The Cord and skills I've picked up here have definitely influenced what I'm going to be doing in the future. Besides the time I spend working on the paper, I write, read, talk about Harry Potter, work out, play soccer, and horseback ride.

Articles by Marissa Evans

Finding proof of a parallel universe

Finding proof of a parallel universe

A group of physicists believe restarting Large Hadron Collider could create miniature black holes

by Marissa Evans· · Local, Slider ·
Photo by Rebecca Allison

Theft leaves centre feeling ‘violated’

A desktop computer was stolen from the Laurier Centre for Women and Trans People last week

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Slider ·
Students’ Union board under review

Students’ Union board under review

In the second half of their term, the board continued to have quick and efficient meetings. Under the strong leadership of Students’ Union chair and CGO Matt McLean, the board successfully remained transparent and on track with the agenda, focusing on strategic planning and governance of the organization. Additionally, the board vision committee showed tangible steps are being taken to […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
Contributed Photo

Clearpath developing ‘futuristic’ robots

UW grads’ company develop driverless robots to ‘interact with humans’ in a warehouse setting

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·

Editorial: Learning Your Options

I know that the summers off and benefits won’t be worth it when we’re dealing with a generation that doesn’t know how to love learning because they didn’t have teachers who taught them how.

by Marissa Evans· · Opinion ·
Photo by Andreas Patsiaouros

Recognition brought to Aboriginal land claims

Syllabi acknowledge WLU located on First Nations land

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Slider ·

A more accessible 9-1-1

Service helps deaf and speech impaired in emergencies

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·

Women’s issues remain relevant

Many businesses celebrated
International Women’s Day this week

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Campaign recognizes CAS profs

Despite high percentage of courses taught by contract staff, many face poor working conditions

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
50 Shades and female sexuality

50 Shades and female sexuality

A UW study shows the popular novel has opened up discussion on women’s sexual practices

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·