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(Photo courtesy of Edwin Tam)

Hawks finish 0-2 at nationals

Just a week after a stunning win in double overtime against the Carlton Ravens in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) bronze medal game, the Wilfrid Laurier Women’s Basketball team gave their veteran players a couple more games in a Hawk uniform. But Laurier couldn’t overcome the powerhouse Windsor Lancers at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships and fell 81-53 in […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Basketball ·
Crimea secession: a legal standpoint

Crimea secession: a legal standpoint

As Crimea votes in favour of autonomy from Ukraine, the legality of the separation is highly questionable

by Dani Saad· · Opinion ·
(Graphic by Shannon Millar)

It’s time to spice up your burgers

The past week brought us a little taste of warm weather and shed a little hope on the fact that spring and summer are just around the corner.Instead of wishing away the rest of the school year, it is time to be proactive about summer’s most important feature: burgers. Most people will settle for the plainest burgers on planet earth. […]

by Alanna Fairey· · Life ·
(File photo by Kha Vo)

Nationals comes to an end for women’s basketball in 58-51 loss

WINDSOR, Ont. — Following a rough loss against tournament favourite and the number one seeded Windsor Lancers last night, the Wilfrid Laurier women’s basketball team was back in action at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships this afternoon at the St. Denis Centre in Windsor. The Golden Hawks met the McGill Martlets in the consolation semi-finals, a team fresh off […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Basketball ·
(File photo by Heather Davidson)

Women’s basketball drops CIS quarterfinal to No. 1 ranked Windsor

WINDSOR, Ont. — The Wilfrid Laurier women’s basketball team continued their struggles tonight against the division rival Windsor Lancers, playing in their first game at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships since 2011. Following a thrilling double OT win over the Carleton Ravens in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) bronze medal game that cemented their spot in the tournament, […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Basketball ·
(Photo by Ryan Hueglin)

Unveiling stigmas of transgenderism

Student, activist and mentor Ethan Jackson is a positive individual who is proud of the progress Wilfrid Laurier University has accomplished. Jackson is also a transgendered person who describes Laurier as progressive. As for his fellow students, he believes there are many barriers within the community that still exist however he is hopeful that we will continue to move forward […]

by Alanna Fairey· · Life ·
Laurier students are currently participating 5 Days for the Homeless (Photo by: Kha Vo)

Out in the elements

For the seventh consecutive year, participants of 5 Days for the Homeless have been taking a week out of their normal university lives and sleeping outdoors on Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus in order to raise money and awareness for youth homelessness. This year, the campaign is running Mar. 9-13. “We hope to raise $15,000 this year and we are […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
(Ryan Hueglin -- Photography Manager)

Mystery posters appear

The most interesting art has been shrouded in mystery. The true identity of Banksy, for example, a popular United Kingdom-based graffiti artist, has long been debated and sought after. In the past month, Kitchener-Waterloo has gained their own Banksy of sorts in a series of posters put up around the Region’s cities entitled “The Funner Sister.” The poster in question […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
The community was invited to partake in activities for International Women's Day on Saturday (Photo by: Madeline Turriff)

Girls encouraged to get involved in science

In celebration of International Women’s Day on Saturday, the Centre for Women in Science (WinS) at Wilfrid Laurier University hosted an afternoon of activities on campus. According to Shohini Ghose, associate professor of physics and computer science and director of WinS, the main goal for the event–which was open to the community–was to have people participate and connect with each […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus ·
Graphic by Lena Yang

City mayors address housing and infrastructure issues

Kitchener Mayor, Carl Zehr, joined with other municipal representatives from across Canada to discuss ways to fix the affordable housing shortage—a substantial barrier to national growth — at a meeting in Ottawa last week. Issues with transportation infrastructure were also addressed. Zehr and other members of the Big City Mayors’ Caucus (BCMC) are asking the federal government to invest in […]

by Laura Buck· · Local ·