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Suspect arrested for allegedly stealing $24,000 worth of electronics from WLU

Two thefts occurred at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus resulting in a loss of $24,000 worth of electronics which was allegedly stolen by two suspects. Police said that the suspects broke into a building on the Laurier campus, the name of which is yet to be released, on Feb. 21 and again on Feb. 25. stealing 19 laptops and various monitors. […]

by Safina Husein· · 1 comment · Campus, Local, News ·
BB gun fired at Laurier residence

BB gun fired at Laurier residence

A 19-year-old man has been seriously injured after being hit above the eye with a BB gun, as reported by CTV Kitchener. According to the Waterloo Regional Police Services, the man was hurt to the point where he needed emergency surgery. The unidentified victim was shot around 3 p.m. on Monday, April 3 at a Wilfrid Laurier University student residence […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Campus, Local, News ·
Laurier says goodbye to professor Don Morgenson

Laurier says goodbye to professor Don Morgenson

On Monday, April 3, Laurier professor emeritus Donald Morgenson, passed away. Morgenson was a well-loved psychology professor, who began working at Laurier in 1960. From 1962-64, Morgenson served as dean of students. In 1986, he was named Canadian Professor of the Year. After officially retiring in 1994, Morgenson continued to teach at Laurier for several years. Originally from Minnesota, Morgenson’s work […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 1 comment · Campus, News ·
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UPDATED: GRT strike averted

It was announced on Thursday evening that Grand River Transit employees, including GRT operators, dispatchers, mechanics and service attendances, would officially be going on strike on Monday, April 3 at 5:00 a.m. On Sunday, it was announced that a tentative agreement was reached with the Region of Waterloo and operations would commence as usual on Monday. According to The Waterloo […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Local, News ·
2016-17 Board of Directors: End of term reviews

2016-17 Board of Directors: End of term reviews

How did the Students’ Union president and board of directors serve you this academic year? Read to find out!

by Cord Staff· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Lutheran seminary will undergo its first renovation in 50 years

The Waterloo Lutheran Seminary on the Wilfrid Laurier University Campus is receiving a nine million dollar renovation in the upcoming months. The renovation consists of several new features and an update of the entire building, minus the chapel. The Seminary is a community space as well as a federal institution on the Laurier campus, which includes seven different programs of […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Revisiting feedback and responses to Robitaille’s cancelled keynote

After defence lawyer Danielle Robitaille cancelled her keynote presentation at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Criminology Student Association conference on the Brantford campus, the Laurier community, as well as numerous publications around Kitchener-Waterloo and the Greater Toronto Area, began the debate on what constitutes free speech on university campuses. On March 3, Danielle Robitaille was announced by the CSA as one of […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · News ·
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Consent is Cool event to be held at Turret

On April 1 at the Turret, a nightclub event will be hosted by local DJ and undergraduate at Wilfrid Laurier University, Garrett Large. The event is a club-night dubbed Consent is Cool and will raise proceeds to donate to the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC). SASC works with Laurier directly and acts as a 24-7 phone support […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·