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Laurier kin students at risk of transmitting Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV

Kinesiology students who took KP322 (Physiology of Physical Activity) at Wilfrid Laurier University between 2002 and 2011 may be at risk of transmitting Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV, the university announced Tuesday afternoon. According to the university, about 200 of the 1,189 students who took the course at WLU in those nine years are at risk because they volunteered […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Campus ·
East West Bowl previews season

East West Bowl previews season

LONDON, Ont. — A senior season means a lot more hard work.And for Alex Anthony, Felix Odum and Isaac Dell, the hard work has already begun. “Senior season is a special season,” Laurier defensive back Odum said. “I’m just looking forward to the last year with the guys, making plays, and all that stuff.” Odum, fullback Dell and receiver Anthony […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Sports ·

Will he stay or will he go?

It was ten minutes before the CFL draft, but Shamawd Chambers wasn’t glued to his TV. The star Laurier receiver and No. 3-ranked pre-draft prospect was somewhere he felt much more comfortable; outside, running routes and catching footballs. When Chambers finally did come inside and join his mother to watch the draft in their Markham, Ont. home, he sat and […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Football, Sports ·

New ownership coming to student neighbourhood

A major shakeup could be coming to a student neighbourhood just south of Wilfrid Laurier University. Nine properties on Ezra Avenue, another one on Bricker Avenue and an additional property on Hickory Street are in the final stages of being sold by, a real estate company that specializes in renting to students. The tenants of the residences, which are […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Campus ·

Women’s curling wins fourth CIS title in five years

WELLAND, Ont.- It is said they are something of a dynasty. With the number of championships collected in the last three months, awards given to individual players, and the momentum that is behind the squad, it is no question that the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s curling team is one for the record books. Capturing their fourth Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Sports ·

From a team divided to a national dynasty

It wasn’t in the plan, and it wasn’t prefaced with countless interviews or polished hockey history. But when Rick Osborne stepped behind the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s hockey bench, it was evident that there was an immediate impact on an already burdened squad. “I had a job with guy’s hockey lined up; kind of an early retirement job and this […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Hockey, Sports ·

An uneven support base for women’s sport

It may not be a very dominant problem, but it certainly is consistent.     With the national championships for both the Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy women’s curling and women’s hockey teams within the next two weeks, it has come to my attention multiple times that there is a lack of credit given to the successful groups.   The Cord has been […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Sports ·

Mancino savours final moments with Hawks

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Christa Mancino looked up at the clock, holding back tears as time winded down Saturday afternoon on the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball season. And evidently on her career as a Golden Hawk. As point guard, Felicia Mazerolle dribbled into the Brock Badgers’ zone, the final buzzer sounded on the Golden Hawks’ season with a 72-53 […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Basketball, Sports ·

Armed robberies hit student neighbourhood

Last week saw three reported cases of a robbery involving a handgun in one of the most heavily student-populated areas of Waterloo. Two of the robberies happened to the same victim. Kevin, a 22-year-old former Wilfrid Laurier University student, who asked The Cord to withhold his last name, was at the corner of Hickory and Albert Streets around 1:45 last […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Local ·

‘Major versus major’ debate a waste of time

We here at The Cord are well aware that the first (and in some cases only) thing a large portion of our readers flip to on Wednesday mornings is the Dear Life section. But I must say, even the most loyal readers must be getting bored with its content of late. The hilarious quips about everyday life that used to […]

by Justin Fauteux· · Opinion ·