Post Tagged with: "Laurier community"

Unsigned: Street parties are out of hand

On September 2, a street party on Ezra Avenue caused a huge disturbance to the Laurier community and the surrounding area as 1,000 participants gathered together. Ezra Avenue has become very notorious as the “street party capital” of Waterloo as the St. Paddys and Homecoming festivities occur there. A couch and a mattress were burned on the street, which is […]

by Cord Staff· · Uncategorized ·
Graphic by Alan Li

WarmWorkers Laurier reaches out to homeless in Waterloo Region

On March 29, WarmWorkers Laurier spent the day distributing supplies and necessities to individuals experiencing homelessness in the Waterloo Region. WarmWorkers is a non-profit organization and registered charity that was founded three years ago. Since its founding, the organization has expanded across Ontario. “WarmWorkers is an initiative focused on conditioning those experiencing homelessness from a cycle of dependency to a […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Unsigned: Laurier community’s fast response to current events

In the news the past few weeks, there have been many scary examples of intolerance around the world. From Trump’s Muslim ban to the mosque massacre in Quebec City, it’s a scary time for Laurier’s Muslim community. We can’t comment on what other schools did in response to these tragedies, but we were impressed with the fast response from the […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Confirmed: Pizza Maniac closes its doors

Pizza Maniac, an infamous pizza shop across the street from Wilfrid Laurier University, has closed its doors after the plaza was bought out by PM365 Inc., a property management service. After serving customers for over five years, the location closed on Monday, September 26, after Laurier’s Homecoming weekend. Kamal Cheema, owner of Pizza Maniac, said the business was given a […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Local, News ·