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Campus master plan released

Last 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 on Wednesday and Thursday; 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. Students were able to […]

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News in brief: Oct. 7, 2009

WestJet co-founder hailed Wilfrid Laurier University will award Clive Beddoe, the co-founder of WestJet Airlines, an honorary doctor of law degree at the university’s fall convocation on Friday, Oct. 30. Beddoe is the current chair of WestJet’s board of directors; he co-founded the company in 1996. He was also the recipient of Laurier’s Outstanding Business Leader award in 2002. Beddoe […]

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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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Alumni returns to recruit

On Monday, a representative from the Bank of Canada visited Wilfrid Laurier University to speak about its employment opportunities. Masters of business and administration (MBA), masters of arts (MA) and undergraduate economics students were among the 30 that attended the information session. MBA student Wei Hong attended the session, as she is considering applying to the Bank of Canada after […]

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Pikes pull truck for charity

On the morning of Oct. 3, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Homecoming, members of the campus fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha will pull a fire truck or city bus (the exact object is to be determined based on availability) as part of their annual fundraising event for Big Brothers and Sisters of Kitchener-Waterloo. The 30 members of the fraternity, who did not formally […]

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