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St. Patrick’s Day party on Ezra Avenue brings 12,000 partiers

Last year, an estimated 5,000 people were on Ezra Avenue in mid-afternoon, but this year, the numbers have more than doubled. According to The Record, an estimated 12,000 people have joined the crowd on Ezra Avenue to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Right before noon, Ezra appeared to be quieter than usual. “We have a significant operational plan in place, we’re […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Safety should be the focus of St. Paddy’s, not reputation

As students prepare for the upcoming festivities of March 17, there has been a fan on the flame of controversy regarding the day of public celebration. Wilfrid Laurier University’s administration has been at the head of this controversy after being quoted as trying to cancel St. Patrick’s Day, arguably one of the biggest days on the drinking calendar. Their intentions […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·