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Bishop’s lone goal not enough to lead Hawks to victory

On a rainy Thursday evening at University Stadium, the Laurier women’s soccer team suited up to face the McMaster Marauders. This one had a steady pace early on, with both teams exchanging possession of the ball. At the 29th minute, the Marauders struck first as they rushed down the far side of the field and managed a score on a […]

by Rob Fifield· · Soccer, Sports ·
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WLU recognized for sustainability

Wilfrid Laurier University was recently included in The Princeton Review Guide to 361 Green Colleges. The book features the most environmental and eco-friendly colleges in North America. One of only ten Canadian institutions included in the review, the recognition demonstrates Laurier’s dedication to the environment and sustainability on campus. Claire Bennett, manager of Laurier’s Sustainability Office, said the sustainability office […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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ABS hosts on-campus vigil at WLU

On the evening of Wednesday, October 19, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Association of Black Students held a candlelit vigil to remember those who have died in Haiti and the victims of police brutality in the United States and Canada. The “Don’t Forget Their Names” vigil, which was held in the Quad on the Laurier Waterloo campus, brought together ABS members, as […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
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University of Regina president speaks at Laurier

Vianne Timmons, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Regina, came to Wilfrid Laurier University last Tuesday, October 11, to speak to students, faculty, staff and members of the community. Her talk, “Women’s Leadership in Academia: Everyone’s Challenge,” presented the concerning statistics regarding women in leadership roles, specifically those in academia. “There is a real issue that we need to […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Trudeau pays visit at 48th annual Oktoberfest

The Kitchener-Waterloo Region spent this past weekend wrapping up Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival,the 48th annual Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest in K-W runs annually beginning the Friday before Thanksgiving and continues for nine days until the following Saturday. The festival began in 1969 by a small group of dedicated volunteers and has since grown to be the second-largest Oktoberfest in the world with […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Local, News ·