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Homecoming 2018 doesn’t stay so golden

Wilfrid Laurier University celebrated its annual Homecoming this past weekend with a Friday, Saturday and Sunday itinerary filled with scheduled events for returning Alumni, students and visitors to take part in.  Saturday, Sept. 29 did, however, see the bulk of the weekend’s festivities with the Laurier Golden Hawks versus Guelph Gryphons football game, a pancake breakfast, Alumni Endzone — Laurier’s […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Hawks’ playoff hopes diminish as they drop third straight game

We’ve all heard the story of the great team that has that one year where people question the state of the team because of a drop-off. Well, it’s come that time at Laurier. Another blown lead in the second half and a third straight loss, as the Golden Hawks lost to the Guelph Gryphons, 27-24. After the first two games […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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Unsigned: Remaining responsible while showing school spirit

The infamous, day-long drinking and partying spree that takes place on Ezra Avenue twice a year was no different for Laurier’s annual 2018 Homecoming.  A day that should primarily be about school spirit, football and returning alumni, has become synonymous with alcohol consumption.  A sea of purple and gold bodies took up space on the well-known street this year, resulting […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·
Winning streak continues with homecoming game

Winning streak continues with homecoming game

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are 4-0 after defeating the University of Waterloo Warriors 68-7 this past Saturday for the annual homecoming football game. The Golden Hawks wasted little time in this one with Eric Guiltinan getting the game’s first touchdown less than three minutes into the game. Guiltinan did not stop there, as he carried on to score four […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
Another successful homecoming at Laurier

Another successful homecoming at Laurier

This past Homecoming weekend, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks won their game against the University of Waterloo Warriors. Defeating the Warriors with a score of 68-7, the Golden Hawks played strongly and are now 4-0 for their season. With over 7,000 Golden Hawks in the stands, it was a chance for students to celebrate Laurier’s school spirit while welcoming back […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News, Uncategorized ·
Laurier defeats Waterloo on Homecoming weekend

Laurier defeats Waterloo on Homecoming weekend

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are 4-0 as of this Homecoming weekend. The Golden Hawks played an all around strong game that was too much to handle for the Waterloo Warriors, defeating them 68-7 at home in front of over 7,000 fans for Laurier Homecoming. The Golden Hawks picked up 53 of their 68 points in the first half and […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
Students play a game of flip cup during Homecoming festivities. 
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Wilfrid Laurier prepares for homecoming festivities

Golden Hawks everywhere have spent all year looking forward to this upcoming weekend’s Homecoming and Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union is no exception. The Students’ Union and university administration have been meeting for months in order to plan out communications leading up to and including Homecoming weekend to ensure that both parties have a say in the messages being broadcasted […]

by Maddy Cutts· · News ·
Students play a game of flip cup during Homecoming festivities. 
Photo by Jessica Dik

Changes to Western’s homecoming does not affect Laurier

With the increased popularity of street parties associated with events such as homecoming and St. Patrick’s Day, universities have been taking drastic measures to discourage students from planning activities that will disrupt the community. In 2008, Queen’s University made the decision to cancel their homecoming altogether for a two-year period, which was later extended to a total of five years, […]

by Emilia Curcic· · News ·