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Rufus rocks Starlight

Over the years, a lot of different acts have graced the stage at Uptown Waterloo’s extremely popular nightclub, Starlight Social Club. From hip-hoppers like Shad to alternative rockers like Dinosaur Bones to experimental sounds like Sleepy Sun and every genre in between, Starlight has no problem putting on a great live show. To add to that list, this past Thursday […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Archive ·
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USS: Full of introspection and energy

Attending a USS live performance is like entering an alternate and energetic universe where the only goal is to have as much fun as humanly possible. On Thursday Feb. 27, Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker, commonly referred to as USS, graced The Wax in Kitchener with their enthusiastic presence to promote their latest album Advanced Basics, their latest release since USS Approved […]

by Cristina Almudevar· · Arts ·
(Photo by Heather Davidson)

The art of wearing animal prints correctly

One of the biggest trends seen in contemporary fashion is animal print. Whether it is worn as a scarf, or a dress, styling animal prints are a fun way to add sass to an outfit. However, there is an art to wearing animal prints. If you wear it wrong, you could end up accidently leaving the house looking like Snooki […]

by Alanna Fairey· · Life ·
Photo by Heather Davidson

Local woman collects Roll Up the Rim winnings for the homeless

As the weather continues to reach below freezing points, more and more of the homeless populations in the Kitchener-Waterloo region are seeking refuge. In order to help combat the rising rates of homelessness in the winter season, Cec Joyal, a development officer at Wilfrid Laurier University, has been collecting Roll Up the Rim winnings from Tim Horton’s cups to donate […]

by Ashley Denuzzo· · Local ·
Get the best of stresss

Get the best of stresss

It’s that time again when students become swamped with midterms and assignments. School begins to conquer the lives of students, getting rid of any social life and introducing high levels of stress and anxiety. The problem is that often people do not know how to do with it. It would appear as if all the professors get together and make […]

by Dani Saad· · Opinion ·
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Laurier sets sights on OUA finals

Wilfrid Laurier’s women’s hockey team has a chance at redemption. After a disappointing early exit in the 2012-13 campaign, the Hawks set out with their eyes on Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship, and nothing less. It was a tough road — Laurier struggled early, didn’t have a solid starting netminder and found themselves in second place of the OUA for […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Hockey, Sports ·
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The five worst people you’ll find on the bus

In first year, I wasn’t a stranger to public transportation.  I’m originally from Cambridge, so if you know anything about the GRT, you’ll know that it goes all the way from Waterloo to Cambridge; a route I frequently took anytime I wanted to go home for a weekend. As most it is for most Laurier students, I took advantage of […]

by Alanna Fairey· · Life ·
Fish, get into it!

Fish, get into it!

You can read Anna’s recipe on her blog here.   As most of you probably know, fish is a very healthy meat, we all hear that it is full of omega 3 fatty acids blah blah blah. What does that even mean? According to the Washington State Department of Health, it is good for your heart, it is an anti-inflammatory, aids […]

by Justin Smirlies· · Cord on Food ·
(Photo by Heather Davidson)

Hawks blow out Carleton to advance to OUA final

GUELPH, Ont. — The Wilfrid Laurier men’s curling team couldn’t have gotten a crazier morning. After skip Aaron Squires became ill and couldn’t play in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semifinal, the Hawks had to shift around their roster to take on the Carleton Ravens. But with an experienced group of five players, the Hawks were able to move Richard […]

by Shelby Blackley· · More Sports ·
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Women’s curling advances to OUA final and gain CIS berth

GUELPH, Ont. — It came down to the final end, but the Wilfrid Laurier women’s curling team got it done — despite being a little lucky. The Hawks went into the semifinal against the Guelph Gryphons with an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship final berth, and a potential Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championship berth in Regina, Saskatchewan. And after leading […]

by Shelby Blackley· · More Sports ·