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 ·
Photo by Brit Kovacs

Antoni Porowski from Queer Eye gives a demonstration

The Wilfrid Laurier campus was truly blessed this past Tuesday night with a visit from television foodie, model and delectable dish himself, Antoni Porowski. On Nov. 19, the Students’ Union hosted, “An Evening with Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski” in Laz 1001 that was open to Laurier and non-Laurier students. Falling in line with the Students’ Union’s promotional campaign, #SUdoesThat, to […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life, Events ·
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Waterloo Christmas Market proves to be a hit

On Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the third annual Waterloo Christmas Market was held at Rim Park, where local vendors gathered to display and sell their unique wares. The event was hosted by All-Canadian Events, a company set on providing platforms for local artisans and vendors to showcase their talents and small businesses. Various events similar to […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·
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Zonta film festival puts female directors centre stage

This week from Nov. 6-9, the ninth annual Zonta Film Festival was held at The Princess Twin Cinemas in Uptown Waterloo. The festival features films by and for women, covering a broad range of topics. With the film industry being largely male-dominated, Zonta provides female filmmakers with a platform to showcase their work to the community. “This is our ninth […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Lauren Symbolik-Berger

Bingeman’s Screampark incites fright and delight

On Oct. 25, a few of my friends came up for the weekend, and for some unknown reason, I agreed to go to Bingeman’s Screampark (and I say “some unknown reason” because I am very scared of a lot of horror-related things). Screampark is an event put on at Bingeman’s in Waterloo each year that resembles something like Halloween Haunt […]

by Jade Hosick· · Arts and Life, Events ·
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Shinerama hosts pie in the face event

Laurier’s Shinerama team held their annual pie in the face event in the concourse on Oct. 2 from 10am to 4pm to raise money for cystic fibrosis, their first event of the fall semester other than their change drive during orientation week. The campaign sold one pie for $2 or three pies for $5 to raise money for the organization […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life, Events ·