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Controversy arises over conference keynote speaker

Keynote speaker for the Wilfrid Laurier Brantford campus Criminology Student Association conference Danielle Robitaille has cancelled her presentation after open dialogue came out about the ethics of her appearance on the Wilfrid Laurier University Brantford campus. Robitaille stirred up controversy after taking on the role as a defence lawyer for former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi who was tried and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · News ·
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Increasing health and wellness for Laurier students

  In preparation for exam time, a period in which many experience high-stress levels, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Centre for Student Life and Engagement, in partnership with the Accessible Learning Centre and the Student Wellness Centre, will be holding a workshop in efforts to increase health and wellness of students. The workshop —  Cultivating Calm — will be held on Dec. […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier’s DEO offers safe space

As a response to the police brutality against black people in the United States, as well as the increased presence of racialized violence in the media, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Diversity and Equity Office, along with other campus partners, created a safe space for students this past Monday. Laura Mae Lindo, executive director of the Diversity and Equity Office, explained why […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Campus, News ·
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Diversity and Equity Office event mixes fine arts with awareness

With Tuesday being International Women’s Day, there was no better time for Wilfrid Laurier University’s Diversity and Equity Office to present their sexual assault creative demonstration Monday in the Concourse at the Waterloo campus. The event, organized by first-year global studies student Kamil Ahmed, and Lynn Kane, coordinator of the gendered violence taskforce, featured a contemporary dance routine by Laurier […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·