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

Scamming nightmares

Scamming nightmares

Identity fraud has become a problem with an increase in internet scams

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Voluntary retirement encouraged

Laurier offers retirement incentives for full-time faculty and staff to help manage budget cuts

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
SBESS levy fee raise  voted down by students

SBESS levy fee raise voted down by students

Business students voted “no” to the School of Business and Economics Students’ Association’s referendum question, despite a campaign called “Vote Yes.” The question proposed a raise of the compulsory non-tuition fee, which funds the extra-curricular activities in the school of business and economics. The fee was to be raised from $21.25 per student to $57.25. “I was disappointed,” said SBESS […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections ·
Photo by Jessica Dik

A place of change, a place of growth

The Waterloo Public Library looks for community feedback to direct the future of its branches

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·
Photo by Will Huang

Discrepancy from candidate

Cirinna responds to concern over Sigma Chi presidency

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections ·
Photo by Will Huang

Local projects look to change housing

Studies look at experiences with
student housing in Waterloo

by Marissa Evans· · Local, Slider ·
Photo by Zoe Nguyen

Union Engagement

Students’ Union is seeking ways to improve the student engagement in the board of directors

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Structural changes in place for GSA

President position to move to part-time at 25 hours

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections ·
Scratching  the surface

Scratching the surface

Senior News Editor Marissa Evans sits down with the Students’ Union presidential candidates to discuss their campaign experience and vision for the position

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections ·
Photo by Jessica Dik

Redesign on horizon for King St.

A plan to revitalize King Street is in the works, which will be set in motion over the next couple of years.

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·