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.

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Laurier launches one-of-a-kind music program

Next year, Wilfrid Laurier University’s faculty of music will be launching a new bachelor’s level program called community music. This bachelor’s program is the first of its kind in the world. The community music program originated from Europe and the U.K. where it was a stem of music education. As a discipline, community music arose to be an idea that […]

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Van Herzele and Blouw embark on recruitment trip to China

Tyler Van Herzele, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union president, is embarking on an international leadership and recruitment trip to affiliated universities in China. Travelling with him is Max Blouw, president and vice-chancellor of Laurier. Peter Donahue, associate director of International Student Support, has been communicating with Van Herzele to discuss how there is a gap within international student leadership on […]

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Startup Laurier hosts Entrepreneurs Exchange

Startup Laurier hosts Entrepreneurs Exchange

On Jan. 26, Startup Laurier hosted an event in Kitchener called Entrepreneurs Exchange. Tickets were sold on campus and online for $20, which included transportation, networking games, activities, workshops and guest speakers. Startup Laurier is a club part of the Lazsoc Student Association who puts on events with a startup and entrepreneurial themed premise. One of the keynote speakers of […]

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Kitchener mourns victims of Quebec attack

On Sunday Jan. 29 at 7:50 p.m. emergency responders received a frantic phone call from various individuals reporting an attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec. The attack involved several gun shots, killing six men and putting five others in critical condition. The shooting took place in a mosque, where people of Muslim faith visit to pay their respects […]

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Sustainability office funds six new projects

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Sustainability Office is funding six new projects through the Sustainable Hawk Fund. The projects that applied to the fund are scored on requirements that meet the Sustainability Office factors, as well as contribute to reducing a negative environmental impact on Laurier’s various campuses. There are two application periods throughout the academic year when students are welcome to […]

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Laurier celebrates Bell Let’s Talk week

From Jan. 23-30 on Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus, Bridging the Gap is collaborating with jack.org to raise awareness about mental health during a week-long event called Bell Let’s Talk Week. The purpose of Bell Let’s Talk week is to raise awareness, explain campus mental health resources, host events, engage with students at their booth in the concourse as well […]

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Seminary presents talk on water protection

On Monday, Jan. 16 Waterloo Lutheran Seminary presented a talk called Protecting Water Through Prayer and Resistance: Witness from Standing Rock and Line 9. The featured speakers were Myeengun Henry, Elder and band councillor for the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation and Aboriginal services manager at Conestoga College. As well as Bishop Mark MacDonald, national Indigenous Anglican Bishop with […]

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WLU and WLUFA reach tentative agreement

On Jan. 6, a tentative agreement was reached between Wilfrid Laurier University and the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association.On Dec. 14, both parties participated in a day of conciliation with the help of conciliator, Greg Long. Later on, two additional concilia.tion dates were scheduled for Jan. 5 and 6, as said on the university’s official website. Conciliation was announced by […]

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Exploring the presidential transition period

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union is once again electing a new president and CEO. The purpose of the Students’ Union president and CEO is to be the voice of the students, as well as give students the tools to attend events, start a club, join a club or use the resources available on and off campus. The president and […]

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Ontario caps post-secondary tuition fees

On Dec. 15, the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Development released a bulletin regarding Ontario post-secondary tuition costs. The bulletin announced that there would be a policy to have a specific cap to maintain in order for Ontario’s students, parents and guardians to have financial predictability when it comes to post-secondary tuition costs. “This is not completely new legislation,” […]

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