Post Tagged with: "Laurier University"

Veritas Cafe’s construction is officially finished, and it looks golden

Veritas Cafe’s construction is officially finished, and it looks golden

Veritas Café is known around Laurier for many reasons — the main being that it is a great hangout spot for students. Patrick McMahon, the operations manager since January 2017, has a passion for providing quality food to Laurier for many years. McMahon has a history of working for Laurier food services, as he was the restaurant and catering manager […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
Graphic by Kash Patel

#Textbookbroke campaign demands more affordable, cost-effective solution

As the semester commences at universities across Ontario, many post-secondary students find themselves conflicted by the cost of course materials. The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), an organization dedicated to representing the needs of undergraduate students across the province, relaunched the campaign #TextbookBroke to address the matter of practically unaffordable course materials and rally towards creating more reasonably priced or […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
Editorial: University Independence

Editorial: University Independence

I always knew I wanted to live away from home when picking a university, what I didn’t know would happen would be the independence I gained from doing so. This allowed me to find time for myself and tap into who I am and find what I love doing. Growing up, we are always rushed to find out who we […]

by Katherine Weber· · Opinion ·
Photo by Manraj Rai

Reflecting on the successes of Orientation Week 2018

Wilfrid Laurier University’s 2018 Orientation Week and Shinerama festivities were a raging success, as Laurier’s Waterloo campus greeted incoming first-years and welcomed back returning upper-years with a fair, carnival and performances by many talented guests. Additionally, the Shinerama campaign raised money and awareness for cystic fibrosis with a barbecue and car wash. O-Week, beginning with opening ceremonies on both first-year […]

by Margaret Russell· · Campus, News ·
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 ·
Photo by Sadman Sakib Rahman

The Ides of Laurier: Daniel Caesar is a hit

Walking out of the first concert I’ve experienced in the Theatre Auditorium, I left perplexed as to why this hadn’t always been the go-to venue for on-campus concerts. It has all the capabilities to provide a true concert experience without the GO transit fare needed to funnel into Toronto, regardless of whether or not it’s capacity may overwhelm the clout […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Luke Sarazin

Laurier professor advocates for children with autism

On April 13, Wilfrid Laurier University professor Janet McLaughlin will receive an award for the leading women building communities program in Kitchener Waterloo. Kitchener-Waterloo MPP Catherine Fife announced the winners of the award and it will be presented to McLaughlin among 10 other local women honoured from the KW area. McLaughlin is a health studies faculty member at Wilfrid Laurier […]

by Erin Abe· · News ·
Photo by Jake Watts

Laurier emphasizes experiential learning through Navigator website

  Wilfrid Laurier University has made some changes to its Navigator website, the online hub where students and alumni can track experiential learning and find employment opportunities. The new site incorporates the previously separate webpage dedicated to maintaining each student’s co-curricular record. “What we’ve done is bring in the co-curricular record, and re-branded it as the ‘Laurier Experience Record’,” Jan […]

by Jake Watts· · News ·