Shaun Fitl

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Articles by Shaun Fitl

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The Cord presents: A compilation of a few upcoming releases and events for 2013

January can be a depressing month: Christmas is over, classes are starting again and it’s too cold to properly enjoy standing in line at Phil’s. To bring some cheer into your bland lives, here is a list of some upcoming movie and music releases and local events in K-W for January, February and March. JANUARY Gangster Squad – Jan. 11 […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Arts ·

Hawks start 2013 on high note

Greg Puhalski couldn’t have asked for a better New Year’s present from his team. The Wilfrid Laurier men’s hockey team opened 2013 and the second half of their season with back-to-back victories over the weekend, winning the battle of Waterloo against the UW Warriors 2-1 on Thursday before defeating the Brock Badgers 4-3 in a road game on Saturday. “It’s […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Balancing house rules

All it takes is one question and immediately your freedom feels compromised. “Where are you going?” “Who are you going with?” “What time do you think you’ll be coming home?”. These questions are not too pressing on freedom and not really that offensive. However, even the most simple question of concern from parents can immediately result in feeling bombarded and […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Life ·

Stick with your resolutions

A New Year’s resolution is one of those things that everyone has but few manage to complete. Setting one up is really easy and can be done on a whim, but it’s the follow up that poses the challenge. Some last just over a week, or after a couple of months the idea of a new years resolution seems to […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Life ·
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New Tarantino film has heart

  We all know what we are going to see when go watch a Quentin Tarantino film; excessive violence, copious amounts of blood, pop cultural references, quick witted dialogue and characters unlike any that you have ever encountered. Unfortunately, like every great director, there are some inconsistencies across their work where audiences are left to wonder what exactly was the […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Arts ·

Arts bites: The latest news in entertainment

Kim Kardashian has procreated Kimmy K and Yeezy gave the world one of the first great scares of 2013 when they announced to the world that they are pregnant. West referred to Kardashian as his “baby mama” while performing which brings a whole new level of irony to his song “Golddigger.” There is no word on whether they will continue […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Arts ·
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Potluck recipes for the roommates

The holiday season is upon us. Christmas music constantly circulating in shopping malls, crowded department stores filled with frantic shoppers and the ever constant worry that your weekly beer budget will instead need to be used to buy gifts for family and friends. The buildup to the holiday season at Laurier however is often clouded with an onslaught of exams […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Life ·

Who is DVBBS?

A postponed show at the Turret is nothing more than a tiny setback in the grand scheme of things for Canadian electronic duo DVBBS. Coming off a tour with Rusko to film their first official music video for the new song “We Know”, to performing onstage with electronic heavyweight Calvin Harris, DVBBS already has an amazing start to their career. […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Arts ·

Government encourages student immigration

WINDSOR, Ont. (CUP) — The Government of Canada has announced Canadian Experience Class (CEC) immigration intake, which includes residency for international students, is expected to quadruple from 2,500 in 2009 to 10,000 in 2013. Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced its 2013 Immigration Levels Plan would maintain its current levels of immigration throughout next year. “Our government’s number […]

by Shaun Fitl· · National, News ·

Campus style trends of 2012

10. Hunter boots At first glance these boots look like they belong on a plumber, but they quickly started popping up. From typical black and grey, to baby pink, hunter boots took over 2012 footwear regardless if it was raining or not. 9. Circle scarves Tying your scarf was no longer necessary when some fashion designer once discovered to sew […]

by Shaun Fitl· · Life ·