Post Tagged with: "GSA"

UPDATED: Veritas Café opens with new manager, Dosman hires lawyer

UPDATED: Veritas Café opens with new manager, Dosman hires lawyer

Click here to skip to the January 20th update. As of Jan. 9, Veritas Café has re-opened, with a new manager, altered menu and fresh look. On Dec. 12, The Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association terminated its contract with Sandor Dosman, operator of Veritas Café, which is located in the quad, beside the GSA office. His termination was a […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 11 comments · Campus, Local, News ·
Photo by Victoria Panacci

BREAKING: GSA confirms issues prior to “slave” joke

As of Jan. 9, Veritas Café has re-opened, with a new manager, altered menu and fresh look. On Dec. 12, The Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association terminated its contract with Sandor Dosman, operator of Veritas Café, which is located in the quad, beside the GSA office. His termination was a result of a help wanted ad that Dosman posted on […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 7 comments · Campus, Local, News ·
Graphic by Lena Yang

Abusive and threatening comments cannot be tolerated

Over the winter break, the Laurier community learned through various media outlets, including The Cord, that the Graduate Students’ Association had terminated their contract with the operator of Veritas Café, Sandor Dosman. The contract was terminated, according to Dosman, due to an ad he posted online looking for new employees, saying he was searching for a “new slave (full-time staff […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · 3 comments · Opinion ·
Letter to the Editor: Dosman must face consequences

Letter to the Editor: Dosman must face consequences

I’ve been reading all sorts of people’s posts [in regards to Sandor Dosman’s contract termination with the GSA] and the common theme I’m seeing is everyone saying: “how sensitive is this generation is blah blah blah.” In my opinion, if you think about it realistically, slavery is not really something to joke about publicly. I say publicly because, of course, […]

by Cord Staff· · 17 comments · Opinion ·
Letter to the Editor: An open letter to the WLUGSA from a former president

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to the WLUGSA from a former president

Dear WLUGSA, You are my friends and colleagues and for that reason I think it is prudent to be blunt and honest with you in regards to the sudden closing of Veritas Café. Speaking as a past-president of WLUGSA, I am deeply disappointed and embarrassed by your actions over the course of the past few days. I keep waiting for […]

by Cord Staff· · 19 comments · Opinion ·
Photo by Victoria Panacci

UPDATED: GSA releases third statement

As of Dec. 12, The Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association has terminated its contract with Sandor Dosman, operator of Veritas Café, which is located in the the quad, beside the GSA office. Veritas Café maintained a contract with the GSA in order to occupy the space and has been open on campus for a little over four years. Veritas Café […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 70 comments · Campus, News ·
Paige Bush, File Photo

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· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
Graphic by Fani Hsieh

GSA introduces new Leaders of Laurier awards

The Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association recently announced that they will rename their Researchers of Laurier program to Leaders of Laurier. The change comes with the introduction of two additional categories that graduate students are eligible to apply. The three categories include Researchers of Laurier, Innovators/Entrepreneurs of Laurier and Community Champion of Laurier. The Researchers of Laurier program has […]

by Emilia Curcic· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·

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