Post Tagged with: "Laurier alumni"

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Laurier BBA grads start protein powder company

A pair of Wilfrid Laurier Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) graduates have recently started their own protein powder company called ‘Suppy’. Tom Honor and Logan Moore launched Suppy Canada-wide on Oct. 29 in an effort to “disrupt the opaque and notoriously overpriced sports nutrition industry.” Honor and Moore discussed what went into launching the company, along with other details about […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Former Hawk Isabelle McLemore is a symbol of success in sports communications

Every year, there are plenty of varsity athletes at Laurier who go on to play professionally at a high level after graduation. However, there are also a great deal of athletes who are unable to transition to the pro level.  And it’s often these students who still go on to make a career out of sports, just in a different […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Laurier alumni hosts book launch at Laurier

On April 3, former Wilfrid Laurier University graduate student Allan Downey came back to campus for the launch party of  his new book, The Creator’s Game. Hosted at Veritas Café, the launch party brought out Laurier students and faculty to hear Downey speak about the book, a history of the game of lacrosse and exploration of its position in Indigenous […]

by Jake Watts· · News ·
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What to do with a degree? Life after university for Laurier athletes

Lives of student athletes can be quite misconstrued in society. This is especially the case when it comes to the goals they have, their aspirations and what lies ahead of them. When you consider the type of commitment they put into their respective sports and teams, it can be quite hard to imagine that some student-athletes may have dreams and […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Alyssa Lagonia has exceeded all expectations after graduating from Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier University graduate Alyssa Lagonia has taken her soccer career to another level after graduation. The former Golden Hawk is currently playing professional soccer overseas for Cyprus club Apollon Ladies F.C., along with playing for the Canadian women’s national soccer team. It’s been a long journey for Lagonia, as after graduating from Laurier, she has gone on to play […]

by Pranav Desai· · Soccer, Sports ·
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Laurier graduates Brent Laing and John Morris accomplish their Olympic dream

Competing at the Olympics is every athlete’s dream, and two former Golden Hawks got to live out that dream this past February. Laurier graduates John Morris and Brent Laing represented Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Laing curled for the Canadian men’s team, while Morris took part in the first ever mixed doubles tournament at the Olympics. While […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier graduate creates Houdini app to play music safely while driving

Former Laurier student Mossab Basir has launched a start-up for a hands-free music streaming application called Houdini. Launched in the beginning of Sept. 2017, Houdini is a new application designed to create safer driving in Canada. Currently, Houdini is available for the Android and will soon become available for iPhone in January of 2018. Houdini was inspired by the rising problem of distracted driving that exists today. Drivers are 23 per […]

by Erin Abe· · News ·
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Student Life Levy funds nap pods at Laurier

Empowering Students with Power Naps is a project created by Fani Hsieh, Wilfrid Laurier University alumna, and funded by the Student Life Levy (SLL) that seeks to have a nap pod available on campus. The SLL allows for students to convert their ideas into a reality. Since the 1980’s undergraduate students have contributed over $20 million dollars to the SLL. […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·