Linking Laurier business and economics students with success

In 2002, the Link was created to give students a competitive edge between their classmates and other business students. “Our main mission is to connect past, present and future business students and give them academic and professional advice,” said Jessica Tam, vice-president: international for the Link. “We host events for students where they can learn from other students and professionals,” […]

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News in brief: Oct. 15, 2009

WLU student congress holds first meeting Last Wednesday evening, leaders of different student groups on campus gathered in the Hawk’s Nest for the first WLU student congress meeting. Hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president Laura Sheridan, each student group gave updates about upcoming events within their groups, and discussed how to better integrate the groups. “I was really […]

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WLUSU board update

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union board of directors held their second meeting of the school year last Friday at 2:30, which lasted until about 6:00 p.m. The meeting began with a motion from director Andrew Fryer to talk about the potential bad press WLUSU may have received from a recent Cord article concerning Charity Ball. While the issue was […]

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Terrace changes opening hours

The Terrace food court, located in the Fred Nichols Campus Center, has adjusted its hours of operation this year, opening earlier in the morning to serve breakfast and only staying open late on Saturday night. “We have extended … our morning hours and we are serving more breakfast food in the morning,” said Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union general manager […]

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WLU biology student’s research honoured

100 undergraduate students from across Canada were recently selected to present their research at the Rising Stars of Research competition at the University of British Columbia, and Wilfrid Laurier University’s Emily MacDonald was one of them. “When I found out that my work was chosen I was shocked. I never thought I would be one of the ones to get […]

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Laurier launches flu portal for the university community

By Idil Herzi Wilfrid Laurier University has launched a “flu declaration” website for students, faculty and staff to report absence from class, work or teaching due to influenza or influenza-like symptoms. Students are being asked to visit and use their Novell login to identify the days missed online. Individuals who would normally seek medical attention should do so; however, […]

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WLUSU finalizes Charity Ball donation at $159

Last week’s issue of The Cord has stirred controversy regarding the 2008-09 Charity Ball. With the final numbers made public late last week by the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union, last year’s donation to the KidsAbility Foundation totals $158.99. The student reaction to the news that Charity Ball raised so little money for charity has been mixed. Some WLUSU volunteers […]

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Textual relationships

Perhaps just a myth, but I’ve heard that guys used to call girls they liked to ask them out on a date. Before instant messaging, you knew a guy was interested in a girl when he actually decided to pick up the phone and call her. He had to think of something to say, form coherent sentences and develop a […]

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Hawks roll over Lancers

Following their heart-breaking homecoming loss to Ottawa last weekend, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team got back on track on Thanksgiving Saturday, beating the Windsor Lancers 37-20. Leading the way for the Hawks was their running game, which racked up a total of 397 yards. Running back Mike Montoya got back into form, rusing for 207 yards and […]

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Laurier hosts technology forum

PRISM, Wilfrid Laurier’s student-run organization within the School of Business and Economics, hosted a technology forum at the Maureen Forrester recital hall on Wednesday to provide students a chance to take part in discussion and debate with industry leaders. The panel consisted of Lubor Ptacek from Open Text, Shyam Sheth from Google, Trevor Dantas from Toshiba, and Rudi Loepp of […]

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