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Arkells give away free merch in support of local news

The legendary Canadian band Arkells has come back in recent weeks to promote their newest single “Years In The Making.” In a press release from Feb. 25, frontman Max Kerman described the song as an “A+ banger,” and that it certainly is. The band broke their silence following the winding down of the tour for their 2018 album Rally Cry. […]

by Victoria Marshall· · Arts and Life ·
Waterloo community prepares for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day street parties

Waterloo community prepares for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day street parties

Wilfrid Laurier University’s most infamous holiday, St. Patrick’s Day, is on the horizon and both Laurier and the Waterloo community are preparing for the annual unsanctioned street party which takes place on Ezra Avenue. “Unsanctioned street gatherings are dangerous. Laurier continues to actively discourage them and to urge our students not to participate,” said Kevin Crowley, director, communications and public […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·
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What to do if you want to change programs

University itself is stressful, but it’s even more stressful if you’re unsure of your program. You could always stick it out, but if you’re not all the way in on your degree, you might feel like you’re wasting your time with a program you have no interest in. Sometimes considering your options is the best course of action, so here […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Cheap and local trips for a budget-friendly getaway

If there’s anything I’ve learned as a student, it’s how to save money where I can. At the same time though, there’s no reason not to make every effort to have fun and enjoy yourself even when you’re living frugally. With the combination of reading week and slightly warmer weather (we’re in the positives now), I couldn’t help but think […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Laurier Stedman Prize awards $10,000 to young writers

The second-ever biennial Laurier Stedman Prize competition for young writers came to a conclusion on Friday, Feb. 7, awarding 10,000 dollars in prize money over the course of the evening. Six prizes were given throughout the night, a first place prize totaling at $3000, two second place prizes totaling at $2000 each and three third place prizes of $1000 each. […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, News ·
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Tolerating mixed signals does you no favours

In any respect, feelings are complicated. And they can become even more so when you’re in a situation with someone – not a committed relationship – that allows for things to get a little twisted. And with these tricky scenarios come the possibility of being stringed along. This isn’t just a problem for ladies, I’m sure – but I’ve definitely […]

by Victoria Marshall· · Opinion ·