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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 […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Campus, Elections, Local, National, News ·
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 […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 1 comment · Campus, Elections, News ·
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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 […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · Campus, Elections, News ·
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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 […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 1 comment · Campus, Elections, News ·
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.

by Cord Editorial Board· · 0 comments · Campus, Elections, News ·
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WLU Student Elections: Candidate Platform Summaries

Candidate Platform SummariesWilfrid Laurier Students’ Union 2017 Elections Presidential Candidates Kanwar Brar – Waterloo I am a 4th year Political Science student pursuing the position of President & CEO because I believe in enhancing the student experience at Laurier. My initiatives are focused around five pillars of: Student Experience, Advocacy, Communication, Transparency and Representation. If elected, I’d like to focus […]

by Cord Staff· · 1 comment · Elections, News ·
Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms

Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms

Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms Candidates for President & Publisher Matt Burley During my two years with Wilfrid Laurier Student Publications, I’ve met many people, seen many things and fought a few battles. However, one thing has remained consistent through this time; putting out quality journalism. Over the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of being the […]

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Tyler Van Herzele starts his role as Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele, the new Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and the Students’ Union staff team, officially took office as of May 1, 2016. Van Herzele explained that in the first week, the Students’ Union had a chance to participate in an office orientation with both Brantford and Waterloo staff, organize administrative tasks and attend meetings, among many other […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · Campus, Elections, News ·
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UPDATED: Lazaridis Students’ Society president acclamation fails

The Lazaridis Students’ Society will have to look to an alternative process for a president after 50.17 per cent of voters voted “no” to Simon MacLeod, the remaining presidential candidate, being acclaimed to the position. The results for the Lazaridis Students’ Society president were announced Friday night shortly before 9 p.m. Simon MacLeod, the remaining presidential candidate after Jerin Baby […]

by Erika Ymana· · 0 comments · Campus, Elections, News ·