Students’ Union election endorsements

Students’ Union election endorsements

The following candidates have been endorsed by The Cord’s Editorial Board. Voting takes place on January 24-26.

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Students’ Union election candidates answer questions at Open Forum and Town Hall

The 2017 campaign season continues as candidates for the Wilfrid Laurier University Senate and Board of Governors, as well as for the Students’ Union Board of Directors and president, participated in the Waterloo Open Forum on Jan. 18. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Concourse candidates answered questions pertaining numerous topics, such as the Students’ Union structure and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Campus, News, Uncategorized ·
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Brantford’s role during the Students’ Union election

During this election season at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo and Brantford students will be exposed to various events and campaign initiatives in order to become informed about this year’s candidates. Each year, there is evidence of fewer candidates from Laurier’s Brantford campus than from the Waterloo campus. This year, only three out of 15 Board of Director candidates are from […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Surviving the common cold

With cold and flu season among us, there are many things that students at Wilfrid Laurier University can think about and pay attention to in order to prevent themselves from getting sick and dealing with cold and flu symptoms. “I would say one of the most important things that you can do as far as preventing getting infected is hand […]

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Laurier celebrates Bell Let’s Talk week

From Jan. 23-30 on Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus, Bridging the Gap is collaborating with to raise awareness about mental health during a week-long event called Bell Let’s Talk Week. The purpose of Bell Let’s Talk week is to raise awareness, explain campus mental health resources, host events, engage with students at their booth in the concourse as well […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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MacLatchy announced as president and vice-chancellor of WLU

Deborah MacLatchy, provost and vice-president: academic, will officially be the seventh president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University. On Jan. 11, the university officially announced MacLatchy as the appointed president on their official website. MacLatchy will be replacing current president, Max Blouw, on July 1 on a five-year term. MacLatchy, a recognized and awarded scientist, has been the provost and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Changes are being made to Winter Carnival

Every January, students at Wilfrid Laurier University are invited to participate in Winter Carnival, the annual school spirit week that resurrects Laurier spirit after Orientation Week appears to be a thing of the past. “It gives students something outside of the classroom … I think Winter Carnival can provide that opportunity for students to get involved and meet other people […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 1 comment · Campus, News ·
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University receives government funding

On Jan. 12, the Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Waterloo MP Bardish Chagger, along with Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry, president and vice-chancellor Max Blouw and various members of the Wilfrid Laurier University community, revealed that local post-secondary institutes will be receiving approximately $50 million from the federal government to establish greener campuses. Announced by Chagger in the Paul […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Student in University of Waterloo residence passes away

Yesterday afternoon Waterloo Regional Police and the fire department’s hazardous materials unit were called to a University of Waterloo residence on Seagram Dr to investigate the death of a female student, according to CTV. The cause of death is still under investigation. “We are deeply saddened by the death of one of our students and express our heartfelt condolences to […]

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UPDATED: Veritas Café opens with new manager, Dosman hires lawyer

UPDATED: Veritas Café opens with new manager, Dosman hires lawyer

Click here to skip to the January 20th update. As of Jan. 9, Veritas Café has re-opened, with a new manager, altered menu and fresh look. On Dec. 12, The Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association terminated its contract with Sandor Dosman, operator of Veritas Café, which is located in the quad, beside the GSA office. His termination was a […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 11 comments · Campus, Local, News ·