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Blouw discusses Laurier’s future

Yesterday, at 2:30 p.m. in the Senate and Board Chambers, president Max Blouw addressed the university community about Laurier’s current position within the post-secondary education system, concluding with what must change in order for the university to survive as an institution. According to Blouw, these addresses will take place as regularly as needed to keep the Laurier community up-to-date on […]

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Chili cook-off a go

The United Way will host their annual chili cook-off fundraising event in Wilfrid Laurier’s concourse on Oct. 19 from 12 to 1 p.m. While the event may have been compromised by the newly implemented rule of no cooked foods in the concourse, it has been tailored to meet the necessary health requirements. Laurier’s food services will donate prepared chili to […]

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Oct. 7, 2010

Graffiti On Sept. 27 at 9:05 a.m., a special constable on foot patrol found offensive graffiti on a wall in the Arts Building. The graffiti stated “fuck all chinks”. It was removed by PP&P. Theft under $5000 On Sept. 28 at 10:30 p.m. a special constable investigated the theft of a coat from a residence. The coats owner had attended […]

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Laurier’s three-part master plan released

On Wednesday,Wilfrid Laurier University revealed its campus Master Plan to students, faculty and staff. The plan was visible on presentation boards set up in the concourse, however, there did not appear to be anyone there from IBI group, the company who developed the plan, to answer any questions students might have. The plan is being developed with some main goals […]

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Sept. 30, 2009

“The torch is basically the flaming torch of injustice.” –AW@L member Adam Lewis explaining why the group has released a statement resisting the Olympic torch celebration that will take place in Kitchener. “I can’t even explain it really, I jogged off to the sidelines and forgot we even scored.” –Hawk’s quarterback Evan Pawliuk on his first touchdown pass in his […]

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Construction almost complete

The summer campus renewal construction project is finally nearing completion; however, there are still a few elements that need to be finished. According to Mark Dettweiler, manager of facilities and planning for physical plant and planning, the main area where work still needs to be done is around Mid Campus Drive. There is some landscaping that needs to be completed, […]

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Laurier offers eco-friendly food containers

Over the summer months Wilfrid Laurier University worked on the development of an eco take-out container project that students can utilize when purchasing food from any vendor on campus. “It’s a way for students to save some money while helping the environment and contributing to a greener Laurier community,” said Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president Laura Sheridan. Students pay […]

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Master plan seeks student input

The Wilfrid Laurier University Master Plan will be publicly released today, providing current students with their first real look at how Laurier is set to grow over the next 25 years. “It’s a snapshot into the future of what the campus might look like given growth and given the passage of time,” said Laurier president Max Blouw. “It’s a redevelopment […]

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Student asked not to “stilt” on campus

Last Wednesday evening around 8 p.m. Wilfrid Laurier University student Evan Sharp was powerbocking in the new quad area on campus when he was told to immediately stop by a member of Laurier Special Constable Services. Powerbocking involves using spring loaded stilts that enhance a person’s ability to run fast and jump high. “I’m always looking for new places to […]

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WLUSU board meeting summary

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union had their first board meeting of the school year this past Friday and many topics were brought to the table. After the meeting was called to order at 2:31 p.m., and it lasted approximately one hour and a half. The first announcement was the creation of two new positions – one in marketing and […]

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