Post Tagged with: "Laurier Students’ UNion"

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Looking ahead to an integrated Wellness Centre

There are a variety of athletic clubs at Wilfrid Laurier University featuring sports such as boxing, cricket, figure skating and sailing, among others. However, it can be argued that these clubs haven’t received the exposure they deserve at Laurier. Tarique Plummer, President and CEO of the Students’ Union, discussed the changes that are being implemented to help the sports clubs […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Students’ Union Chair steps down; Laurier Students for Pro-Choice present to the board

  The Students’ Union Board of Directors meeting held on Feb. 2, the day after the Students’ Union election results were announced, was particularly eventful. Starting off the meeting was a presentation on reproductive rights lead by Alicia Hall, along with other members of the group “Laurier Students for Pro-Choice.” The presentation addressed the issue of abortion generally, and then […]

by Jake Watts· · Campus, News ·
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2018 Students’ Union election season kicks off at All Candidates Meeting

  The 2018 Students’ Union election season has officially begun. On Monday Jan. 15, 2017, the All-Candidates meeting took place on both the Waterloo and Brantford campuses. Candidates running for Students’ Union President and CEO, board of directors, senate and board of governors were present at the meeting. Campaigning for all positions officially began 30 minutes after the completion of […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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Students’ Union Directors explore topics of referendum questions

An emergency Board of Directors meeting called in late December reveals that the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union has faced some difficulty in prepping questions for the upcoming referendum. The Students’ Union elections, which will be held from Jan. 30, 2018 to Feb. 1, 2018, will let Laurier students cast their ballots online to decide on, not just the individuals […]

by Jake Watts· · Elections, News ·
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Student groups create collaborative report to enhance student mental health

A collaborative report, In It Together: Taking Action on Student Mental Health, was recently released as a call to the Province for greater action regarding the challenges and difficulties pertaining to mental health which continues to increase among students in Ontario. The report was compiled by four partners: the College Student Alliance, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), Colleges Ontario […]

by Safina Husein· · National, 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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Former Students’ Union president and CEO wins The Amazing Race Canada

Former Students’ Union President and CEO, Sam Lambert concluded season five of The Amazing Race Canada with a first place victory. Lambert and boyfriend Paul Mitskopoulos, teamed up and became the first gay male couple to win The Amazing Race Canada. “Paul and I knew that we were extremely lucky to even be given the experience to compete,” Lambert said. […]

by Erin Abe· · News ·
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Exploring the presidential transition period

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union is once again electing a new president and CEO. The purpose of the Students’ Union president and CEO is to be the voice of the students, as well as give students the tools to attend events, start a club, join a club or use the resources available on and off campus. The president and […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·