Post Tagged with: "Orientation Week"

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Getting involved virtually: what campus clubs will look like during COVID-19

On May 15, Wilfrid Laurier University announced its overall approach for the fall 2020 semester amidst continuing developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic — with the majority of undergraduate and graduate courses planned to take place virtually. As many in-person classes will be shifted to remote-learning formats, there have been questions raised about the status of clubs and associations on campus and […]

by Emily Waitson· · News ·
Updated: Ezra Avenue street party causes disruption and attracts 1,000 participants

Updated: Ezra Avenue street party causes disruption and attracts 1,000 participants

Wilfrid Laurier University and David McMurray, vice-president of student affairs, have released official statements regarding a street party that occurred late on Sept. 2 into the early hours of Sept. 3. First years really trying to ruin paddy’s day — Spotted At Laurier (@SpottedLaurier) September 3, 2019 According to the statements, the party occurred on Ezra Avenue —which has […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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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 ·
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Arkells provide jaw-dropping concert for incoming students

We all start somewhere. For the Arkells it was on the Wilf’s stage back in 2009. Now, frontman Max Kerman, accounts the Arkells have officially graduated to the Athletic Complex—a huge accomplishment for the band.

I was able to catch a few moments with Kerman before heading out to perform at this year’s Orientation Week. Curious as to why the band chose to play at Laurier, I asked what draws the band to perform at universities. “Some of my favourite concerts ever were Frosh week concerts,” Kerman said.

by Kira Gelbard· · Arts and Life ·
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GSA prepares for ‘Graduate Student Orientation’

Things are gearing up for Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association’s ‘Graduate Student Orientation,’ which is set to take place on the Waterloo campus over September 6 and 7. Programming over those two days is open to all of Laurier’s graduate students and will be packed full of informational opportunities. September 6 will include a community lunch open to incoming […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, News ·
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Investing in back to school essentials

There’s no doubt that back-to-school sales are tempting to the best of us frugal shoppers, and it’s pretty hard to separate the junk from the jewels. What’s worth the splurge? What are the things that a university student should not live without? Protective Laptop Case From the group chat for planning Phil’s nights, to handing in assignments on MyLearningSpace, your […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·