Post Tagged with: "Kanwar Brar"

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After a series of renovations, The Turret celebrates with a grand re-opening ceremony

The long-awaited — and anticipated — grand re-opening of The Turret has come and gone at Wilfrid Laurier University, a celebratory occasion that has left students and faculty with a newfound chance to explore and utilize the newly-renovated event space.  After less than a year of construction, unexpected delays and costing a staggering $2.2 million, The Turret celebrated its official […]

by Aaron Waitson· · News ·
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Laurier representatives attend OUSA’s fall general assembly

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) fall general assembly took place this past weekend on Oct. 29, 2017 at Wilfrid Laurier University. The assembly took place on the Waterloo Campus in the Fred Nicholas Centre in the Turret. Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union is a member of OUSA. OUSA is a coalition of student associations from across Ontario in select […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Transitioning to begin for president-elect, Kanwar Brar

On Jan. 26, Kanwar Brar was officially elected as the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. The results for both Students’ Union president, Board of Governors, Senate and Students’ Union Board of Directors were announced at the #LaurierVotes Results Party held at Wilf’s. For the 2017 Students’ Union election, voter turnout was 22.22 per cent of […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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Kanwar Brar elected as 2017-18 Students’ Union president

Kanwar Brar is officially the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. Winning 94.04 per cent of the votes, Brar was officially announced as president on Jan. 26 at the #LaurierVotes Results Party at Wilf’s. The overall voter turnout for the 2017 Students’ Union election was 22.22 per cent of the Laurier student population. Darshil Shah and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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Presidential food review: The BRARitto

Now, I have my share of Indian cuisine on the regular, so the novelty of combining one ethnically appropriated food with the flavour of another isn’t enough to glaze my eyes over with wonder. But the BRARitto doesn’t need to do that. It’s good, for just being plain good. Taking the original burrito recipe and adding butter chicken sauce is […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Students’ Union election candidates answer questions at Open Forum and Town Hall

The 2017 campaign season continues as candidates for the Wilfrid Laurier University Senate and Board of Governors, as well as for the Students’ Union Board of Directors and president, participated in the Waterloo Open Forum on Jan. 18. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Concourse candidates answered questions pertaining numerous topics, such as the Students’ Union structure and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News, Uncategorized ·
Questions and Answers with presidential candidate Kanwar Brar

Questions and Answers with presidential candidate Kanwar Brar

The thought of running for Students’ Union President came up in first year, actually, when I was a part of a campaign team. In the past four years…

by Safina Husein· · Features ·
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All candidates meeting sets off campaign season at Laurier

The 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union election season has officially opened to students. The All-Candidates Meeting, held at 10 p.m. on Jan. 9, properly kicked off the season by introducing the candidates for Students’ Union president, board of directors, senate and board of governors. Throughout the meeting, Nick DeSumma, chair of the board of directors and Elizabeth Thompson, assistant […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
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Unsigned: The meaning of running an unopposed student election

Campaigning for Students’ Union elections is now officially underway, but the selection for president seems pretty bare. With only one person running, what does that mean for the election? We can see this “race” for president going in one of two ways. The first is that the lone candidate takes the election as a for granted win. The second is […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·