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Brandon Chow and Andrew Paladi won Canada’s Business Model Competition at Dalhousie University. (Photo by: Jessica Dik)

Start-up helps web design

Thanks to a new Wilfrid Laurier University student start-up, businesses will be able to better design their websites. First-year students and Teknically co-founders Andrew Paradi and Brandon Chow recently won Canada’s Business Model Competition at Dalhousie University on March 15. “It was pretty exciting to win. It was a big validation for us, just to see that the judges and […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
(Photo by Heather Davidson)

A personality revealed by lipstick

The right lipstick has the power to change your entire look. This is a bold claim, but one that I believe wholeheartedly to be true. The right shade can make you look put together when you don’t have time to do the rest of your make up, and can make any outfit look substantially more stylish. I wear lipstick every […]

by Heather Davidson· · Life ·
(Photo by Heather Davidson)

Chaput named Outstanding Woman of Laurier

Bree Chaput knows how to capture a room. At the ninth annual Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) luncheon, Chaput, a fouth-year women’s basketball guard, took home the honour for 2013-14 and captured the room full of sponsors, athletes, donors and administration with her inspiring acceptance speech. The other three nominees for this year’s award were Doreen Bonsu also from women’s […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Basketball, Sports ·
Menchies has confirmed they are ordering recycling bins. (File photo by: Nick Lachance)

Students push plaza to recycle

Sustainable waste disposal practices may not be as readily available in Waterloo as we think. The ability to recycle was simply not presented as an option until recently for the businesses occupying the King and University plaza. Home to popular venues such as Starbucks, Menchie’s and Pizza Pizza, this plaza generates a massive amount of waste — waste which is […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
Photo by Heather Davidson

Mayor delivers final State of the City address

Mayor of Waterloo Brenda Halloran delivered the annual State of The City address at RIM Park last Friday, focusing mostly on the city’s finances. She also updated Waterloo on the various projects and pursuits that the city has taken under her administration. “For me personally, one of my favourite projects has been the supportive housing of Waterloo, building apartments for […]

by Ashley Denuzzo· · Archive ·
(Graphic by Laila Hack)

Landing the job

When university ends, the real world begins. The time is beckoning when university students go back home and set out to get work for their summer vacation. But for many graduating students, it is time to find full-time employment in the field that they spent the last four years preparing for. Before you envision yourself in your dream job, you […]

by Alanna Fairey· · Life ·
(Jessica Dik -- Staff Photographer)

Kitchener gets ready to rock

School of Rock Kitchener-Waterloo (SORKW), a franchise with origins in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is not your typical place to learn an instrument. With a strong focus on performing and collaborative effort, SORKW aims to give people of all ages a student-oriented experience outside of a practice room. “We really want to inspire students to rock in a whole different way by […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
The Cord has been serving the students of Wilfrid Laurier University and the residents of Kitchener-Waterloo since 1926 (File photo by Nick Lachance)

Participate in The Cord’s reader survey

Here at The Cord we are always looking for ways to improve the quality, reach and reputation of our publication. The Cord has evolved immensely since its inception 87 years ago and our publication will only continue to evolve in the (many, hopefully) years to come, especially in this digital age of smartphones and tablets. While many will look to […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Archive ·
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair visited a Kitchener home Tuesday morning. (Photo by Lindsay Purchase)

Mulcair visits local resident’s home

Federal NDP leader, Thomas Mulcair, stopped by a Kitchener home on Tuesday morning to discuss the NDP affordability plan with area locals. The visit was part of a series of kitchen table talks nationwide that Mulcair is engaging in on his National Affordability tour, which started in January. The plan aims to reduce the pressures of household debt by capping […]

by Lindsay Purchase· · Local ·
Graphic by: Lena Yang

Course selection system altered

Course registration at Wilfrid Laurier University is getting an overhaul to better meet the needs of students this summer. For the 2014-15 school year, time tickets designating when students can register in courses will be based on the amount of courses completed, rather than their academic year. “We wanted to reduce the load on the system for the amount of […]

by Bryan Stephens· · Campus ·