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Controversy erupts after Laurier TA shows Jordan Peterson clip in lesson plan

Lindsay Shepherd, a graduate student at Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as a teaching assistant in a first-year Canadian Communication in Context class, recently sparked a controversial discussion after showing her class a video clip of Jordan Peterson. Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, who has frequently publicized his views which criticize the use of gender-neutral […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Unsigned: Handshakes and cultural greetings are overcomplicated

The idea behind shaking hands is all a social construct. You think your firm grip asserts dominance and makes you seem powerful. All it really does is make someone else’s hand hurt. It’s all in the culture of your area. Some places kiss cheeks, others shake hands. There’s no one universal way to greet another person, especially through the touching […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
What is communication studies?

What is communication studies?

It’s the question that frightens me at every family event, social gathering and in almost any university setting: “What is communication studies?”

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Opinion ·