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Laurier “free week” and intramural information

This September, getting involved at the athletic complex has never been easier. “Our Group-X classes, intramurals, dance classes and rock wall are all paid for separately from the membership, but then everyone is free to come and use the gym with their OneCard,” Stef Kubacki, recreation assistant explained. However, for the week starting Sept. 11, these activities have no charge […]

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Erika Kiviaho represents Canada at World Ringette Championships

The annual World Ringette Championships take place this winter and Wilfrid Laurier University is going to be well represented, as former Golden Hawk, Erika Kiviaho, has been named to the Team Canada squad.  The women’s hockey alumna spoke about her achievement in a recent interview.  “It’s definitely a big accomplishment for me, making the national team at this scale. Even […]

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Laurier Cricket Club begins first year of competition

Cricket can now be added to the list of Laurier club sports this year. The Laurier Cricket Club is the direct result of several years of development lead by Abdul Rehman Naeem. When Naeem came to Laurier, he found a substantial cricket fan base among students. At that time, there were no cricket teams at Laurier but now students can […]

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Golden Hawks crush Varsity Blues in opening day win

The Hawks began their Yates Cup title defense with an emphatic win over the University of Toronto in their opening game. Led by defensive lineman Rashari Henry, the Hawks proved their defensive prowess throughout the game as they managed to shut out the Toronto offense, winning by a final score of 39-0. Henry was a standout for the Hawks, as […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks make history at national golf championship

The 2017 Canadian University/College Golf Championships took place from May 29 to June 1 in Barrie. It was a historical week for the Golden Hawks, as the men’s golf team won silver, making it their highest finish ever. It was also a proud moment for head coach Jeff Colley, as the Hawks fell just short of gold with a team […]

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Jacky Normandeau honoured with All-America award

The life of a student-athlete is something many only hear or see from afar, but cannot really relate to – especially at the university level. While some athletes have busier schedules than others, it is still something to applaud them for considering they also have to balance school just like every other student. On top of that there are the […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 0 comments · Hockey, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks face off against each other in OUA all-star game

The time of the year has come where the season has wrapped up and school is over with. This marks the arrival of the tenth annual Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Women’s Basketball All-Star game. The game is made up of the OUA’s biggest stars, from the past season, with 10 university teams being represented to make up a total of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
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Three Golden Hawks are drafted into the CFL

Right now is the time of year all fans of football, whether university level or professional, are excited about. For those of you who are strictly fans of professional football this is the part of the offseason you are probably most excited about; because your hope is that your team gets stronger through the draft. There is also the mystery […]

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Three Hawks help Canada win bronze at world championships

Three Hawks help Canada win bronze at world championships

The annual International Cheer Union (ICU) World Cheerleading Championships were held in Florida earlier this year in April. Canada captured a bronze medal with the help of three Golden Hawks. Meghan Clarke, Emma Heaps, and Jordyn Witmeyer proudly represented Wilfrid Laurier University and Canada at the world championships. This is great achievement for the three Hawks, as they improved on their sixth-place finish […]

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