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Beating the odds conference inspires resilience in K-W students

Beating the odds conference inspires resilience in K-W students

On Friday Feb. 10, the Beating The Odds conference was held in the Turret on the Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo campus. This event is dedicated to inspiring and educating black high school students in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge area to pursue post-secondary education. The conference was created 12 years ago by Laurier alumnus David Green, as there were an alarming […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·
Photo by Emi Zibaei

WLU and WLUFA reach tentative agreement

On Jan. 6, a tentative agreement was reached between Wilfrid Laurier University and the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association.On Dec. 14, both parties participated in a day of conciliation with the help of conciliator, Greg Long. Later on, two additional concilia.tion dates were scheduled for Jan. 5 and 6, as said on the university’s official website. Conciliation was announced by […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Unsigned: Trust in the press to tell you the truth over individuals

At the Golden Globes this past weekend, Meryl Streep used her platform upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille award to bring attention to recent political events and the future of the United States. Streep’s speech began to take a political turn when she stated that the Hollywood Foreign Press were the “most vilified segments in American society right now … […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
Photo by Emi Zibaei

Changes implemented by Service Laurier

Since the summer, Wilfrid Laurier University’s enrolment services centre, Service Laurier, has undergone two significant changes which have impacted how their services are delivered to prospective and current students. The first change, undergone this past June, deals with how service advisors respond to email and phone inquiries on all Laurier campuses, rather than having students wait for a service advisor […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
The Cord nominated for 12 JHM awards

The Cord nominated for 12 JHM awards

On Jan. 4, a small group of The Cord staff will head to Fredericton, New Brunswick to attend NASH, an annual post-secondary journalism conference. This yearly conference brings in student journalists from across the country to meet various professionals in the journalism industry and learn about the most recent trends in reporting, photography, multi-media and design, among others. At the […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Local, News ·
Photo by Paige Bush

A bad gift isn’t the end of the Christmas experience

It’s Christmas morning. You’re sitting with your family, gathered around the Christmas tree, enjoying each other’s company. The floor is littered with gift wrapping, and the time for opening presents is coming to an end. As you take the last sip of luke-warm hot chocolate, you can feel the holiday cheer begin to fade as you realize that Christmas has […]

by Brian Phillips· · Arts and Life, Life, Uncategorized ·