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CCRLA Student Mental Health Matters series

CCRLA Student Mental Health Matters series

The Centre for Community Research, Learning and Action (CCRLA) held the first speaker in their student mental health series that will be ongoing throughout the 2019-2020 school year. The event was a talk from Simon Coulombe, an assistant professor at Laurier and director of CCRLA’s Flourishing Communities research group. The series is focused on dealing with issues regarding mental health […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Local, News ·
Photo by Diane Taylor

Bridges of Hope returns to Waterloo

On Saturday, Oct. 5, the Bridges of Hope Project will be hosting an event at Waterloo Park in hopes of bringing mental health awareness and support to the forefront of the Waterloo community. The Bridges of Hope Project was founded by Olivia Miller and Greta Dotzert in 2018, during their final year of high school. It was created with the […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·

Editorial: Discovering what really helps you

I’m going to start this off by saying that my story is not your story. Every person deals with things differently and I am in no way saying that what I am doing to help my own mental health will help yours, but it might. Hi, my name is Jade, and I struggle with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Photo by Jamie Mere

Downtime leads to better productivity

When leaving for university, my parents stressed to me that I needed to prioritize school work. While I agree that this is good advice, I would also advise every student entering post-secondary to prioritize downtime where they focus on self-care. In high school, I found that I always had enough time to work on projects while still having a part […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·

What does the AC offer students?

Laurier’s athletic complex is a space available for all students to use as included in their fees is access to the gym space. While many students may find lifting free weights intimidating, or the gym busy at times, Laurier offers many programs to help students find their place in a healthy, active community. Through intramurals, group exercise, dance classes, rock […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Sports ·
!3 Reasons Why does not do a good job of raising awareness of social issues

!3 Reasons Why does not do a good job of raising awareness of social issues

When I was 14, I read the book 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher, which was a book that discussed the issues facing young people today. The story starts with a girl who committed suicide recording tapes that would be sent to the people who were the 13 reasons that caused her to get to the point where she couldn’t […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·