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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 ·
Virtual Reality: Advancing our Field of Vision

Virtual Reality: Advancing our Field of Vision

“People call virtual reality an empathy machine,” said Bernie Roehl, lab instructor and software specialist at University of Waterloo. The two of us sat down at a William’s café and dove into the possibilities of the emerging virtual revolution. Virtual reality is opening up countless possibilities and with its rapid growth, I found myself hungry to know how far this […]

by Mitchell Consky· · Features ·
Comedian Jordan Foisy brings relatable humour to Princess Café

Comedian Jordan Foisy brings relatable humour to Princess Café

In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, the Princess Café has planned two stand-up comedy shows featuring some of Canada’s hottest up-and-coming comics. On Dec. 1, comedian and writer Jordan Foisy launched the stand-up series as part of his Standing on the Edge of Unspeakable Anxiety tour, in preparation for his upcoming comedy album. Inspiration for the inordinately named tour came […]

by Zachary Guitor· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Serena Truong

Laurier seeks to welcome new music therapist-in-residence

A new position in Wilfrid Laurier University’s faculty of music will help supervise undergraduate and graduate student placements, as well as provide clinical services at Guelph’s Homewood Health Centre. The new music therapist-in-residence position will conduct research at the Homewood Research Institute and Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research, as well as teach on the Laurier Waterloo […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
Editor’s note: Time for a break

Editor’s note: Time for a break

It’s that time of year again. Students at Wilfrid Laurier University are locking themselves in their rooms to study for exams; finding a spot in the library seems next to impossible and before they know it, they’re packing up their belongings and heading back to their hometowns for the holidays. Collectively, you should all give yourselves a pat on the […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Unsigned: Standing up for your beliefs can make a big difference

For the first time since the protests began, it appears that the Dakota Access Pipeline may be diverted around Standing Rock. In this case, the relentless protests of the Indigenous people and their allies made a difference to their future. The protests against the pipeline were organized and direct. It attracted the attention of countless people over social media, demanding […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Unsigned: “Study drugs” are a bad habit that should be avoided

University is a competitive place to be. Everyone is balancing so many things at once — that’s not new information. In a sphere that directly compares us to one another, students seem to be willing to go to any means to get a competitive edge. In the same way that some students pull all-nighters and only eat pizza for weeks […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·