With the Outstanding Women of Laurier award being awarded to Julie Karn last week, we were all proud to see the representation of women in sports. But why is there still such a divide in sports, in regards to gender? The idea that women are more fragile and need protection is dated, but it still seems to be the mentality […]
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Last Thursday evening, Julie Karn, a third-year kinesiology student and midfielder for the Laurier women’s soccer team was the recipient of the 12th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier award. The event was held at Bingeman’s Conference Centre, where several members of the Laurier community, as well as external members of the Kitchener-Waterloo community, came together to celebrate female athletes. “I’m […]
When Jacky Normandeau got up on stage as one of the nominees for the Outstanding Women of Laurier award with Evie Fortier and Suzanne Boroumand, she wasn’t nervous. But that was mainly because she thought she wouldn’t win. Normandeau was the recipient of the 11th annual OWL award, given to the woman who best combines athletic and academic achievement with […]