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Reflecting on the meaning of Pride

Reflecting on the meaning of Pride

For many of us, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Warm weather, the sun, at least some free time and the rainbow flag is flying overhead. June is Pride Month and festivals are picking up to celebrate LGBTQ+ folks in our communities. Queer history is being explored and showcased in many ways for those who are eager to […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
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Soul searching with a psychic

Next month I’m turning 21. Like most people my age, I have no idea who I am, what I’m supposed to do or who I’m supposed to be. Of course, I have dreams, but they all seem so distant and unachievable that they’re usually boiled down to another anxiety that keeps me up at night. So – with what I […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
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How to cut the budget and save the corners

When you’re making an investment in your future, particularly one as huge as university, saving a few bucks here and there can really add up. But where should you save on those investments? Heading to the dollar store for your school supplies can be a great way to keep your bank account happy. However, if you’re a stationery snob like […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Instagram model, Cameron McElroy, moving on from the fitness industry

Being an Instagram aficionado is what’s on the mind of almost everyone our age. Every party and event we go to is a dud, if we didn’t get a good picture to capture the moment and share with all of our friends. It has become an obsessive online reflection of ourselves, one which we routinely tweak and perfect to garner […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 1 comment · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·
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Lashes by Linds keeps the Laurier community batting their eyes

The eyelash extension trend in Waterloo has quite frankly got people lashin’ out. This beauty trend is something that has allowed individuals to enhance their own beauty without using makeup to ultimately feel confident and beautiful. Lindsay Stevenson, a third-year global studies student at Wilfrid Laurier University, runs her own eyelash extension business out of her apartment. Instantly becoming hooked […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
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What in collaboration? How to maneuver the dreaded task

By far, the two scariest words in the English language are “group project.” The excuse I was always given in high school for making these collaborative nightmares mandatory was that it would give us preparation for the “real world” of employment, where we’d have to work with other people to reach a collective goal. That’s pretty difficult to see when […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Asking questions is as important as answering them when it comes to job interviews

As the summer months approach, many students are finding themselves scheduling job interview after job interview, in hopes of finding either summer or post-graduate employment. As much as we are trained in high school and even university to sell ourselves in job interviews, there are times when we are face-to-face with a future employer and we just draw a blank. […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Urban Bricks Pizza aims to combine Neapolitan pizzas with the fast-paced university culture

As per the evident four year-or-so turnover for K-W’s restaurant and nightlife scene, this month we welcome Urban Bricks Pizza, which now stands in place of the forgettable Heaven Gastro Club on University Ave. Walking inside the pizza joint, the affluence that the American chain was bringing to compete with existing pizzerias was evident. The inside was equipped with a […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·