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Beers and the man with the van

Features Editor Mitchell Consky meets the local ex-military, zombie survival trainer, who sleeps in a 1995 GMC Vandura

by Mitchell Consky· · 6 comments · Features · 741 views ·
New courses available at Laurier starting fall 2016

New courses available at Laurier starting fall 2016

Faculty of Arts Intercultural Understanding Option This new option, under the faculty of arts, is directly associated with the anthropology program. This option consists of four credits, two mandatory credits from anthropology and two elective credits from a wide range of programs, such as global studies, religion, sociology and history. This option focuses on ethnography, multiculturalism and understanding diversity. Global Studies […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Features · 252 views ·
Welcome to Greek Life at Laurier

Welcome to Greek Life at Laurier

Let’s walk away from the beer-guzzling mayhem of Animal House and the jarring sexual nervousness of American Pie. Don’t get me wrong. Those classics are as lovable as they are laughable, inspiring following generations long after their release dates, enlightening paths of raging alcoholism and explicit nudity amongst a catapult of unforgettable stories. But what’s Greek Life really about? Switch […]

by Mitchell Consky· · 1 comment · Features · 505 views ·
Social media is the new diary

Social media is the new diary

I know you’ve heard it all before: “There’s a world beyond your screen!” “Such superficiality is creating unrealistic expectations!” “We’re living in a mode of constant comparison!” “Newsfeeds are a battle zone for external validation!” “Sound the sirens! Our children are losing touch with their reality!” Sound dramatic? Maybe so. But amongst social media’s hyperactive source of surging information, despite […]

by Mitchell Consky· · 1 comment · Features · 192 views ·
Waking up with Dwayne Johnson

Waking up with Dwayne Johnson

by Mitchell Consky· · 0 comments · Features · 252 views ·
Lending light on Laurier’s top earners

Lending light on Laurier’s top earners

Do you ever wonder how much money your professors make? Well, they could be making over $100,000, qualifying them for the Sunshine List, a registry of all public sector employees in a province of Canada over that echelon. As per the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act of 1996, the Sunshine List was created to make Ontario’s public sector more “open […]

by Shelby Blackley· · 1 comment · Campus, Features · 1,549 views ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Seven days of Soylent

What is it? Soylent is an all-in-one food replacement drink. Not meal replacement, but a food replacement. Creator Rob Rhinehart promises it contains all the essential nutrients the body needs to keep going. He argued that it doesn’t contain the fruits and vegetables we need, but vitamins and minerals. We don’t need bread — we need carbs. We don’t need […]

by Brian Phillips· · 1 comment · Features, Food, Life · 746 views ·
About bloody time

About bloody time

Time of the month. Aunt Flo. Your rag. Monthly gift. Shark week. The red scare. Crimson tide. Are you uncomfortable yet? Every day, women around the world are menstruating. With the ratio globally being almost equal, nearly half the global population has a uterus, which means that nearly half the population will experience a menstrual cycle at some point in […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 1 comment · Features, Life · 425 views ·
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The psychology of being graded

Features Editor Bethany Bowles explores the reasons students put such emphasis on their academic performance

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Features, Slider · 302 views ·