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

IAW clashes with campus group

The members of Laurier 4 Palestine (L4P) were met with some opposition during Israeli Apartheid Week, which ran March 12-16, due to controversial images they posted in the Solarium. L4P, an on-campus Laurier Students’ Public Interest Group (LSPIRG) working group, is geared towards bringing awareness to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine. The contents of some of the events […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·

‘Education is the strongest weapon’

On Saturday, Wilfrid Laurier University hosted its sixth annual Global Citizenship Conference. This year the theme was ‘Unseen and Unheard’. Krista Boniface, a student at WLU, was the volunteer coordinator at this year’s conference. “‘Unseen and Unheard’ worked so well because I think we’re really bombarded with social media and everything being so instant. What we tried to do with […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·

Changes debated

A whirlwind of opinions has been traversing the Wilfrid Laurier University campus since Oct. 3, when a proposal to introduce fall study days – which may result in classes beginning on the Thursday after Labour Day – was approved by the senate academic planning committee. The proposal will be presented at the senate and board meeting on Wednesday by registrar […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·