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Transitioning to begin for president-elect, Kanwar Brar

On Jan. 26, Kanwar Brar was officially elected as the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. The results for both Students’ Union president, Board of Governors, Senate and Students’ Union Board of Directors were announced at the #LaurierVotes Results Party held at Wilf’s. For the 2017 Students’ Union election, voter turnout was 22.22 per cent of […]

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Kanwar Brar elected as 2017-18 Students’ Union president

Kanwar Brar is officially the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. Winning 94.04 per cent of the votes, Brar was officially announced as president on Jan. 26 at the #LaurierVotes Results Party at Wilf’s. The overall voter turnout for the 2017 Students’ Union election was 22.22 per cent of the Laurier student population. Darshil Shah and […]

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Petition advocates for more study space in Lazaridis Hall

A petition was recently created in order to raise awareness about the concerns of undergraduate students who feel there isn’t enough study space available to them in Lazaridis Hall, located on the Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo campus. The petition was originally created on Jan. 17 by a Laurier student in first-year business administration, who did not wish to disclose her […]

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Premier Kathleen Wynne visits WLU campus

Premier Kathleen Wynne visits WLU campus

On Jan. 24, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Wilfrid Laurier’s Waterloo campus to hold a town hall. The town hall focused on the problems university students face and how Premier Wynne and the provincial government would address them. Students’ concerns varied. Some attendees raised issues about the competitive job market and how Premier Wynne could help create more jobs in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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