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Lutheran seminary will undergo its first renovation in 50 years

The Waterloo Lutheran Seminary on the Wilfrid Laurier University Campus is receiving a nine million dollar renovation in the upcoming months. The renovation consists of several new features and an update of the entire building, minus the chapel. The Seminary is a community space as well as a federal institution on the Laurier campus, which includes seven different programs of […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Consent is Cool event to be held at Turret

On April 1 at the Turret, a nightclub event will be hosted by local DJ and undergraduate at Wilfrid Laurier University, Garrett Large. The event is a club-night dubbed Consent is Cool and will raise proceeds to donate to the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC). SASC works with Laurier directly and acts as a 24-7 phone support […]

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Graduate students present thesis in three minutes

Graduate students at Wilfrid Laurier University had the opportunity to present their dissertations and research at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, which was held on March 24 in the Senate and Board Chamber. The event was initially created at the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. Since then, the competition has grown into an international research communication competition. 3MT […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
The Cord’s top news stories of 2017

The Cord’s top news stories of 2017

Veritas One of the most controversial events to occur on the Laurier Waterloo campus this year made headlines across the country. On Dec. 12, 2016, The Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association terminated its contract with Sandor Dosman, the former operator of the campus’s Veritas Café. Dosman’s termination happened as a result of a help wanted ad that he posted […]

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Fashion and Lifestyle Society hosts fashion show

On March 19, the Wilfrid Laurier University Fashion and Lifestyle Society hosted its seventh annual Answer to Cancer Fashion Show in support of The Canadian Cancer Society. The Turret was transformed into a runway show with tickets available for purchase, catering was provided, as well as a silent auction with thousands of dollars in potential prizes. Community partners donated clothing […]

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New science course offered at Laurier

New science course offered at Laurier

A new course is being offered this summer at Wilfrid Laurier University. The course, named physics for medicine and biology, will be held by the department of physics and computer science and will be taught by Ioannis Haranas, adjunct assistant professor. This is the first time the course is being offered and will act as a test-run for a permanent […]

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WLU Sikh Student Association hosts annual Turban Up event

Turban Up, an event held by Wilfrid Laurier University’s Sikh Student Association (SSA), took place in the Concourse this past Monday. The event, which has been held at Laurier for the past two years, encourages staff, faculty and stu-dents to learn more about Sikh culture and why Sikh individuals wear turbans. In order to do so, individuals were able to […]

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E(RACE)r work reviewed after a year of action

“Until the philosophy that holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war.” These are the words that framed the e(RACE)r summit on race and racism on Canadian university campuses post-summit report. Above, Laura Mae Lindo, director of the Diversity and Equity Office, quoted the words of civil rights activist Bob Marley […]

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