Nathalie Bouchard

Nathalie is a fourth Year Communication and Gender studies student always looking for a new restaurant to try. Netflix Documentary and feminist literature enthusiast with secret aspirations of becoming a professional dog walker.

Articles by Nathalie Bouchard

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Indigenous Curriculum Specialist arrives at Laurier this year

On Aug. 1, Wilfrid Laurier University introduced Erin Hodson as the first ever Indigenous Curriculum Specialist at Laurier. Hodson has obtained a master’s degree in social and cultural contexts of education. The newly created role works collaboratively with Indigenous Initiatives and The Centre for Teaching Innovation and Excellence. The Indigenous Curriculum Specialist’s role within university is interdisciplinary, all faculty and staff are welcomed to use the resources that the Indigenous curriculum specialist […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Series of robberies and break-ins reported at student housing buildings in Waterloo

Waterloo Regional Police are in the process of investigating various break-ins and robberies which occurred from Aug. 19 to Aug. 20 in various student housing buildings. The specific student housing buildings have not been disclosed as of yet, however six rooms in total on both King Street North and Spruce Street were targeted. Cherri Greeno, media relations coordinator for the […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
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Laurier and Ontario University Application Centre create more gender options for residence application

Wilfrid Laurier University’s department of residence is working with the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) in order to create various gender identity categories when applying to residence. The residence staff are in the process of creating this option but have taken several steps to ensure that students can be accommodated for their specific needs. Clayton McCourt, associate director of Residence […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Starbucks versus Tim Hortons in a latte showdown

  This year Tim Hortons introduced its “perfectly uncomplicated” latte to Canadian and international consumers. The usual hotspot for a double-double or a Boston cream donut is now attempting to size up with its Seattle-born competitor Starbucks – known for their Macchiatos and Frappucinos. Starbucks is the kind of place that allows your not-so-typical coffee consumer to get their dose […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Fat Sparrow Group breathes new life into Harmony Lunch

Harmony Lunch has long been known as one of the Kitchener-Waterloo Region’s oldest dining establishments. Last October it closed its doors and served its last burger after 86 years in business. Former owner, Bruce Marks, sold the popular lunch spot at 90 King St. N. for personal and family reasons. Nick Benninger of Fat Sparrow – the restaurant group behind […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
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High-speed rail confirms that commuters will have access to quicker travel from Waterloo

On May 19, 2017, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced to the public that the high-speed rail will be coming to the Waterloo Region by 2025. Wynne made the announcement in Kitchener regarding the new transit system which aims to benefit economic growth and reduce environmental impact of fossil fuel emissions. The high-speed rail aims to have a positive impact by improving […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, Local, News ·
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National Data Platform works to analyze growth of expanding companies

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics is working with HockeyStick to create a data platform to track the growth metrics of Canadian companies. The National Data Platform has secured $2.5 million dollars in federal funding to help benefit Canadian businesses. The data platform will assist with companies’ day-to-day operations. It will also assist with the Canadian government’s […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, National, News ·
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Lutheran seminary will undergo its first renovation in 50 years

The Waterloo Lutheran Seminary on the Wilfrid Laurier University Campus is receiving a nine million dollar renovation in the upcoming months. The renovation consists of several new features and an update of the entire building, minus the chapel. The Seminary is a community space as well as a federal institution on the Laurier campus, which includes seven different programs of […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Lashes by Linds keeps the Laurier community batting their eyes

The eyelash extension trend in Waterloo has quite frankly got people lashin’ out. This beauty trend is something that has allowed individuals to enhance their own beauty without using makeup to ultimately feel confident and beautiful. Lindsay Stevenson, a third-year global studies student at Wilfrid Laurier University, runs her own eyelash extension business out of her apartment. Instantly becoming hooked […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Fashion and Lifestyle Society hosts fashion show

On March 19, the Wilfrid Laurier University Fashion and Lifestyle Society hosted its seventh annual Answer to Cancer Fashion Show in support of The Canadian Cancer Society. The Turret was transformed into a runway show with tickets available for purchase, catering was provided, as well as a silent auction with thousands of dollars in potential prizes. Community partners donated clothing […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·