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Unsigned: evaluating the role of the chancellor

Laurier recently elected a new chancellor, which seems to be a figurehead role in our university, though the average student doesn’t know what this job entails. Canada does seem to still take a lot of those symbolic roles from Great Britain. This week, Prince William, Kate Middleton and their children landed on the west coast for their visit of Canada […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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Hollywood success requires actors being one with their character

To be successful in Hollywood, it is expected that an actor completely immerses themselves into a role in order to make the audience believe that they are actually that character, opposed to just reciting memorized lines. It is believed that being able to play several different roles while maintaining that level of believability is what makes an actor great, but […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Laurier’s DEO offers safe space

As a response to the police brutality against black people in the United States, as well as the increased presence of racialized violence in the media, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Diversity and Equity Office, along with other campus partners, created a safe space for students this past Monday. Laura Mae Lindo, executive director of the Diversity and Equity Office, explained why […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Campus, News ·
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The “fear of missing out” prevents us from experiencing the real world

One of my students, a bright and engaged student, came to see me because she was troubled: she was addicted to her many electronic gadgets. The first thing she does upon waking is reach for her smartphone, checking texts that might have come during the night. She then lights up Facebook to see what’s trending; then it’s Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter […]

by Don Morgenson· · Opinion ·
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Local high school looks to expand

Big plans for the future of the Northdale area and Waterloo Collegiate Institute are currently being discussed amongst a partnership between the Waterloo Region District School Board, Wilfrid Laurier University and the City of Waterloo. The visionary project could include a complete renovation and a new four-storey building for Waterloo Collegiate Institute. The partners are also looking into the possibility […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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Move-in delays for ICON Waterloo

While some students at Wilfrid Laurier University have been able to live comfortably since the beginning of classes, a few are still struggling with how and when they can move into their new apartments. On September 2, ICON Waterloo, two 25 storey high-rises located on Phillip and Columbia, announced in an email to their tenants that their move-in dates would […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Local, News ·