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How drugs, alcohol and steroids influence the Golden Hawks

The choices you make are everything, especially at the stage of life when people are in university. A lot is on the line and everything has an impact on your future. For student athletes, this also comes in the form of using drugs, alcohol, and especially performance-enhancing drugs. It isn’t always easy to stray clear of these things as a […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Joseph Fo receives Peter C. Ansley scholarship award

Earlier in June, Wilfrid Laurier University held its Laurier Society celebration which is an event hosted by Development and Alumni Relations. The event is in place to honour and recognize the school’s most generous donors. Having recognized Peter Ansley, an alumnus, with the 2018 Laurier Philanthropy Award, there was the award in his name, the Peter C. Ansley Basketball Award […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Kelly Paton hired as new head coach and manager of Laurier women’s hockey

The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s hockey team has a new head coach. On May 11, 2018, the Laurier Department of Athletics announced the hiring of Kelly Paton as the new head coach and manager of women’s hockey operations. Paton coached the Western Mustangs for the past two seasons and led the Hawks’ rivals to a U-Sports silver medal in 2017. […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
Waterloo Region bids for Canada summer games

Waterloo Region bids for Canada summer games

Waterloo Region is one of four cities currently bidding to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The upcoming games will be held in Ontario for the first time in 20 years since it was hosted in London in 2001. The Canada Summer Games, which started in 1967, provides an opportunity for Canadian provinces and territories to unify. It also gives […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Kokko leads Golden Hawks past Varsity Blues at home

The Golden Hawks played host to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday afternoon in hopes of getting back into the win column. For the Hawks, this game was all about containing the U of T offence as they are one of the top shooting teams in the OUA this season, lead by Devin Johnson. The Hawks came out […]

by Rob Fifield· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier running back Fera returns after sustained injury

Elijah Fera, Wilfrid Laurier University varsity football player, knows first hand that success doesn’t follow a straight line. Fera, a Windsor Ontario native, grew up playing the sport he loved at Catholic Central high school as the school’s running back. Fera’s high school football career abruptly came to an end when he was unable to attend and complete high school […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
Laurier recreational dance program on the rise

Laurier recreational dance program on the rise

Dancing can be viewed as an example of the university experience in its social nature, but also as an escape to all the unhealthy habits that comes with the student lifestyle.

by Alex Dulanovic· · Arts, Arts and Life ·