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Incoming president MacLatchy begins transition period

A transitional period has commenced amongst those in leadership roles at Wilfrid Laurier University. On Jan. 11, Deborah MacLatchy’s new appointment for president and vice-chancellor of the university was announced. MacLatchy has served as the university’s provost and vice-president: academic since 2009. She will begin her new five-year term in her new position on July 1, 2017. As well, Max […]

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Students’ Union VP’s hired for 2017-18 year

After a rigorous and thorough hiring process, the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union has officially hired their executive team for 2017-18. After being elected as Students’ Union president on Jan. 26, Kanwar Brar, along with current president Tyler Van Herzele and various administrative members of the Union, worked to hire Brar’s new team of vice-presidents. “The marking process for the […]

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Hall of Nations opens at Laurier Brantford

On Feb. 15, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus will be celebrating diversity with the grand opening of a Hall of Nations, which will be located on the Davis Fuels Walkway. “For the most part, it’s been an empty hallway with a vending machine and some tables that people could use as a quiet study space,” said Nick DeSumma, chair of […]

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Developments in establishing a Laurier Milton campus

Since Oct. 2016, further updates have been established in developing a Wilfrid Laurier University Milton campus. On Oct. 26, the Ontario provincial government announced their support in establishing post-secondary in Milton and Brampton. The university then moved forward with their goal of developing a campus in Milton following the announcement. Last month, the province confirmed details of the process for […]

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Board of Directors elect their 2017-18 Chair and Vice-Chair

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union has elected returning director, Tarique Plummer, as the chair of the Board of Directors for their 2017-18 term. Running against director-elects Klaudia Wojtanowski and Emily Rezkalla, Plummer won the majority of the votes from his fellow board-elects last Wednesday night in the Students’ Union board room. This will also be Plummer’s second year on […]

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Startup Laurier hosts Entrepreneurs Exchange

Startup Laurier hosts Entrepreneurs Exchange

On Jan. 26, Startup Laurier hosted an event in Kitchener called Entrepreneurs Exchange. Tickets were sold on campus and online for $20, which included transportation, networking games, activities, workshops and guest speakers. Startup Laurier is a club part of the Lazsoc Student Association who puts on events with a startup and entrepreneurial themed premise. One of the keynote speakers of […]

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Newly elected Board of Directors sees increase in female representation

Newly elected Board of Directors sees increase in female representation

With the 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union elections over, the gender ratio on the Board of Directors has increased its female board presence. Seven men and five women have been elected onto the Board of Directors. The five women who have been elected are Emily Rezkalla, Klaudia Wojtanowski, Ilana Roitman, Moumita Paul and Dana Toameh. The five women are […]

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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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