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Four LGBTQ+ celebrities who are making a positive impact

Four LGBTQ+ celebrities who are making a positive impact

Although Pride Month may be wrapping up, there is no reason not to celebrate and be prideful all year long. By no means is this meant to be extensive, but here is a list of four celebrities who are making a difference within the LGBTQ+ community in 2019. Laverne Cox Laverne Cox is an American actress and activist within the transgender […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life, Uncategorized ·
Photo by Emi Zibaei

Laurier student Jenna Lorente passes away

Earlier today, Wilfrid Laurier confirmed the passing of second-year student Jenna Lorente. Lorente passed away suddenly earlier this week while she was at home studying for exams. Lorente, 19-years-old, was a kinesiology student at Laurier. In honour of the loss to the campus and community, Laurier has lowered their flags to half-mast across the university. “A celebration of life will […]

by Cord Staff· · Uncategorized ·
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Zemar Hakim elected as 2019-20 Students’ Union president and CEO

Zemar Hakim has been elected as Wilfrid Laurier University’s 2019-2020 Students’ Union president and CEO.  Hakim was officially elected into the position on the evening of Jan. 24, at the #LaurierVotes Results Night hosted at Wilf’s, with over 50 per cent of the vote. Voter turnout this year raised to 23 per cent, in comparison to last year’s 22 per […]

by Cord Staff· · Uncategorized ·
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Catherine Fife re-elected as NDP dominates Kitchener-Waterloo ridings

The results of the 2018 provincial election are in; Doug Ford, PC party leader, is the new premiere of Ontario. The PC party has earned a majority government, currently holding over 70 seats. Behind Ford, NDP leader Andrea Horwath has currently acquired over 35 seats, while Wynne — the premiere of Ontario since 2013  — has only received 6 seats overall. Mike Schreiner, […]

by Safina Husein· · News, Uncategorized ·
Golden Hawks eliminated from U SPORTS championships

Golden Hawks eliminated from U SPORTS championships

It’s that time of year again and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s curling team were back at the U Sports National Championships trying to defend their title from a year ago. Unfortunately, the men fell short after a disappointing loss to the Regina Cougars. This year’s edition of the championship was hosted by the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Thunder Bay, […]

by Rob Fifield· · More Sports, Sports, Uncategorized ·
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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 […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News, Uncategorized ·
Photo by Paige Bush

A bad gift isn’t the end of the Christmas experience

It’s Christmas morning. You’re sitting with your family, gathered around the Christmas tree, enjoying each other’s company. The floor is littered with gift wrapping, and the time for opening presents is coming to an end. As you take the last sip of luke-warm hot chocolate, you can feel the holiday cheer begin to fade as you realize that Christmas has […]

by Brian Phillips· · Arts and Life, Life, Uncategorized ·