Safina Husein

Safina Husein

Safina is the Editor-in-Chief of The Cord. Safina spent the past three years writing for the news section, working as News Director this past year. When Safina is not spending her time writing, you can find her drinking copious amounts of coffee, collecting various plaid shirts and re-watching, but never tiring of, Gilmore Girls.

Articles by Safina Husein

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WLU Cold Regions Research Centre has exciting year ahead

The Wilfrid Laurier University’s Cold Regions Research Centre will be taking part in numerous exciting efforts throughout the coming school year. Since 1987, when the centre was created, the Cold Regions Research Centre has grown in size and has expanded in their research, training, capacity building and their ability to engage in local communities. William Quinton, associate professor and co-director […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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Concussion research takes recent grad overseas

Laura Fedy, a recent graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and Michael Cinelli, a Laurier professor, will be attending and speaking at the fifth annual International Consensus Conference on Concussions in Sport in Berlin this coming October. The conference, held every four years, consists of those from around the world who are leaders in concussion research. These individuals produce a consensus […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Janet Howitt appointed executive director of Delton Glebe Counselling Centre

Janet Howitt has recently been appointed as executive director of the Delton Glebe Counselling Centre. The Delton Glebe Counselling Centre is a program run by the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary. Now open for over two years, the centre promotes and works to strengthen the spiritual and emotional well-being of individuals within and around the Wilfrid Laurier University community. The centre, in […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Update on LRT construction

Throughout the past year, the LRT construction has progressed steadily in Waterloo. The overall Ion Construction in Ontario includes installing 45 kilometres of new underground pipe, followed by the installation of approximately 36,000 metres of LRT track and 56,000 square metres of new sidewalk. Specifically, in uptown Waterloo, there is work being done in four key areas, as explained Melissa […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier music students help run KidsAbility summer camp

Arts Express summer camp, an annual week-long, inclusive day camp, took place earlier this month at Waterloo KidsAbility. The week was run by Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo students. The camp lasted from July 4 – 8 and was open for children with special needs, as well as their friends and siblings. KidsAbility, a child development centre, was […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, Local, News ·
Inn of Waterloo opens doors after closure

Inn of Waterloo opens doors after closure

The Waterloo Inn, a landmark that has been in Waterloo for over 40 years, will be opening its doors on Friday June 17 as the Inn of Waterloo. The hotel and its property, located at 475 King St. N. in Waterloo, were bought by Drewlo Holdings Inc. last year. Shortly after its doors closed last December, the property and building […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
New mid-week market comes to Kitchener

New mid-week market comes to Kitchener

Downtown Kitchener is piloting a mid-week farmers’ market throughout the month of June. The pop-up market is running for five Wednesdays, until the end of June, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The market will feature a variety of vendors, activities and entertainment each week. “Back in 2012, we were doing some public consultation around Downtown Kitchener and overwhelmingly heard […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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Tyler Van Herzele starts his role as Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele, the new Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and the Students’ Union staff team, officially took office as of May 1, 2016. Van Herzele explained that in the first week, the Students’ Union had a chance to participate in an office orientation with both Brantford and Waterloo staff, organize administrative tasks and attend meetings, among many other […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, Elections, News ·