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Take your mind on a trip this quarantine with these virtual tours

The safest way to avoid contracting COVID-19 right now is by social distancing, but many of us would be lying if we said we weren’t feeling the effects of staying at home all day.  There’s only so much you can do within the four walls of your home without feeling like you’re falling into a rut.  Thankfully, many attractions, parks […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life, Events ·
Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Due to the latest public health recommendations surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies, both small and large are seeing the need to engage in significant business changes.  On March 23, Ontario Premier Doug Ford ordered that all non-essential businesses close their doors in an effort to stop the spread of the virus, effective on Mar 24, at 11:59 p.m.  Despite […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
Graphic by Jamie Mere

Zeroing in on Zero Waste Week

This week, from March 9 to 13, Laurier’s Sustainability Office is hosting the second annual Zero Waste Week. “Zero Waste Week is essentially a campaign to help get students and staff and, in general, the Laurier community, to think a little bit more about shifting towards a more low waste or zero waste lifestyle,” said Katarina Milicic, Outreach and Program […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Darrien Funck

Wilf’s hosts first ever Open Mic Idol

On a typical Monday evening, students will go to Wilf’s to display their talents at Open Mic Night. This Monday, however, Wilf’s hosted the first-ever Open Mic Idol. Each of the 10 acts had the opportunity to prove their talents and perform a set for a crowd of eager students and industry professionals. Although the idea of Open Mic Idol […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Jackie Vang

Laurier Students’ Union events: a year in review

The 2019 fall semester here at Laurier has seen many exciting events take place. From concerts to craft beer fests, drag shows and cooking demonstrations, the events at Laurier have been nothing short of exciting thus far. “I think we’re trying new stuff this year. We haven’t done a drag show at Laurier for years and we’ve never done a […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·