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Fashion and Lifestyle Society hosts fashion show

On March 19, the Wilfrid Laurier University Fashion and Lifestyle Society hosted its seventh annual Answer to Cancer Fashion Show in support of The Canadian Cancer Society. The Turret was transformed into a runway show with tickets available for purchase, catering was provided, as well as a silent auction with thousands of dollars in potential prizes. Community partners donated clothing […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Social media posts surface portraying bugs in Dining Hall food

Various pictures posted on social media platforms have surfaced in the past months, portraying items including various insects, allegedly found in food from Wilfrid Laurier University’s Fresh Food Co. Dining Hall. Specifically, numerous pictures were anonymously posted on Spotted at Laurier’s Twitter account. The posts portrayed bugs that were supposedly found by students in food bought at the Dining Hall. […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · News ·
New science course offered at Laurier

New science course offered at Laurier

A new course is being offered this summer at Wilfrid Laurier University. The course, named physics for medicine and biology, will be held by the department of physics and computer science and will be taught by Ioannis Haranas, adjunct assistant professor. This is the first time the course is being offered and will act as a test-run for a permanent […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Over 208 charges pressed during Waterloo St. Patrick’s Day festivities

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day had crowds ranging from 12,000-15,000 people throughout the day. The surrounding corridors of Ezra Avenue, Bricker Avenue, Clayfield Avenue and Albert Street had the most traffic. The St. Patrick’s Day events that take place within the Wilfrid Laurier University community are notorious for their outlandish festivities and this year was no different. The events that […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · 0 comments · Local, News ·
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WLU Sikh Student Association hosts annual Turban Up event

Turban Up, an event held by Wilfrid Laurier University’s Sikh Student Association (SSA), took place in the Concourse this past Monday. The event, which has been held at Laurier for the past two years, encourages staff, faculty and stu-dents to learn more about Sikh culture and why Sikh individuals wear turbans. In order to do so, individuals were able to […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Two Laurier faculty members recognized with CMA awards

The Coalition of Muslim Women of Kitchener-Waterloo, a local organization which aims to enhance communication and understanding between Muslim and other communities through work-shops and interactive community forums, recognized two Wilfrid Laurier University faculty members with the Women Who Inspire Awards. One of the recipients of this award is Hind Al-Abadleh, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · News ·
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E(RACE)r work reviewed after a year of action

“Until the philosophy that holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war.” These are the words that framed the e(RACE)r summit on race and racism on Canadian university campuses post-summit report. Above, Laura Mae Lindo, director of the Diversity and Equity Office, quoted the words of civil rights activist Bob Marley […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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UW student dies in residence

Yesterday, Imprint, the University of Waterloo’s student newspaper, reported that a student died in UW Place at 6:24 a.m. Waterloo Region Police Services executive officer Mike Haffner confirmed to Imprint that the deceased was a 19-year-old male student. This is the second student death this year in UW Place, as an 18-year-old female student died in January. Imprint reported that both […]

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St. Patrick’s Day party on Ezra Avenue brings 12,000 partiers

Last year, an estimated 5,000 people were on Ezra Avenue in mid-afternoon, but this year, the numbers have more than doubled. According to The Record, an estimated 12,000 people have joined the crowd on Ezra Avenue to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Right before noon, Ezra appeared to be quieter than usual. “We have a significant operational plan in place, we’re […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Campus, Local, News ·