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UPDATED: Students raise concerns over an increase in academic misconduct allegations

On March 13, Wilfrid Laurier University announced its decision to discontinue in-person class instruction and shift the remainder of winter term courses, including final exams, online due to the COVID-19 global health crisis. Projected dates for students returning to on-campus courses for upcoming school periods have been adjusted by the university over the past nine weeks, and Laurier has since […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier men’s curling named OUA male team of the year

The Wilfrid Laurier Men’s curling team capped off an exceptional season on the ice,winning both the OUA Provincial Championship and USPORTS National championships. The season ended well as the team was honoured with deserving rewards for their contributions both on and off the ice. A well-rounded team consisted of three First Team All-Canadians were led by anacademic award nomineewho greatly […]

by Alex Dametto· · More Sports, Sports ·
Laurier math department faces backlash over mandatory external webcams needed for spring exams

Laurier math department faces backlash over mandatory external webcams needed for spring exams

Wilfrid Laurier University students have been airing their concerns over social media regarding an email that was sent out this week by the math department detailing revised online exam procedures. The notice was addressed to students who are registered in at least one course offered by the math department in the spring term. “… you are required to have an […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier opens its residence buildings to healthcare workers

Laurier has recently partnered with regional hospitals to provide temporary housing to healthcare professionals who are choosing to live away from their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Announced in a news release on May 4, about 150 residence rooms will be available for hospital workers to isolate in, starting early this month. “We’re always looking for ways to ensure that […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Laurier shares updated strategy for Fall Term instruction amidst evolving COVID-19 concerns

The developing news surrounding COVID-19 continues to influence Wilfrid Laurier and other universities around the world, impacting students in a variety of different ways. According to a news release posted on April 18, Laurier is working alongside public health authorities in order to determine when and how it will be safe for students to return to in-person classroom instruction for […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
Laurier announces financial support for students affected by COVID-19

Laurier announces financial support for students affected by COVID-19

Wilfrid Laurier University announced in a news release on April 14 that financial support will be available for students who are facing difficulties as a result of COVID-19 (coronavirus). “We have put a number of options in place to help you mitigate these unexpected issues, ranging from emergency funding and financial relief for spring, intersession or summer non-tuition fees to […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier announces option to convert final grades to “credit” or “withdraw”

In a statement released on behalf of Maureen Mancuso, interim provost and VP academic, Wilfrid Laurier University has announced their decision to offer undergraduate and graduate students the option to convert their final winter semester grades to a “credit” or a “withdraw.” Normally, this process would require the approval of an academic petition, however, Laurier has waived this former requirement […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier shifts spring, intersession and summer courses online due to COVID-19 crisis

In a news release shared today, Wilfrid Laurier University has announced their decision to continue online learning for the spring, intersession and summer (“sprummer”) terms. When Laurier originally decided to shift all in-person classes in the remaining academic semester online on March 13, the proposed plan stated that face-to-face instruction would return to normal by May 1. However, with heightened […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
Laurier Athletic Complex closed and other key Laurier events cancelled due to COVID-19

Laurier Athletic Complex closed and other key Laurier events cancelled due to COVID-19

Wilfrid Laurier University, in line with public health officials’ recommendations, has decided to cancel all athletics, recreation and events that are not a part of course or academic requirements until April 30.  The move by Laurier continues the unfortunate trend that the coronavirus has left on the world of sports. At every level around the globe, from youth teams to […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Sports ·
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Men’s Curling finish near-perfect season as national champs

The Wilfrid Laurier Men’s Curling team is back on top of USPORTS as they went into Manitoba this past week and were undefeatable in play at the national championship, going on to capture the third Curling Canada Championship in program history.  Coming off of last month’s OUA Championship, their fourth provincial title in the past six years, the Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Sports, Uncategorized ·