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Laurier Food Bank is hungry for volunteers to help collect canned goods

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus Food Bank will be hosting their annual Halloween for Hunger event on Oct. 27, where students can sign up in teams of three or four to go trick-or-treating to collect non-perishable food items from around Waterloo to go back to the food bank to support students. “Basically the event is a trick-or-treating food drive: so […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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The bars and clubs to check out this Halloween

Picking a bar for your Halloween plans can be daunting at times. What bar is going to be the most lit? And where can you go so you  don’t have any FOMO? Don’t worry, The Cord has you covered for your Halloween nights out. Bar Rayna This new attraction has been open for a few weeks now and if the […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·
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Cannabis legalization in Canada leaves Ontario with high hopes

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, marks the official legalization of cannabis across Canada. Just as with alcohol, each province has their own distinct laws and regulations when it comes to the purchasing and consumption of cannabis — and people must be at least 19 years of age to be able to purchase. Although the substance itself can no longer incriminate someone, […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Rainbow Reels film festival represents LGBTQ2+ community

“The films that we have are works of art — they’re pieces that are well put together, there’s good funding behind them, they’re beautiful stories, impactful stories. It’s just amazing to see a good film that also happens to have queer content,” said Hannah Enns, operations and festival coordinator for 2018. Rainbow Reels Queer and Trans Film Festival is well […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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Hardships and personal struggles shouldn’t be a competition

A trend I’ve been annoyed with recently is the tendency some people have to compare their suffering to others. I think it’s always important to acknowledge the validity and the severity of other people’s struggles — especially if your own are particularly difficult to deal with — and I’ve never understood the need some people have to rise above everyone […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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#Textbookbroke campaign demands more affordable, cost-effective solution

As the semester commences at universities across Ontario, many post-secondary students find themselves conflicted by the cost of course materials. The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), an organization dedicated to representing the needs of undergraduate students across the province, relaunched the campaign #TextbookBroke to address the matter of practically unaffordable course materials and rally towards creating more reasonably priced or […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Subscription services that are useful and budget friendly for students

I’m always hesitant to spend money on an app or a subscription service, since you never know how well it will work out and it can be difficult to cancel it depending on what you choose to sign up with. I’ve gone through an unending trial and error process with subscriptions and there are definitely some standout options that are […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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Making the choice to put your health first

This past week I was supposed to be at TIFF, volunteering outside a few of the theatres, doing the best I could to both pad my resume and enjoy the festivities for what they are — one of the premier film events in the world. Instead, I sat at home watching movies on the small screen from an ancient X-Box […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Opinion ·