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Conciliation date set for WLUFA and WLU

Conciliation date set for WLUFA and WLU

While exams and teaching commitments may be posing small problems for scheduling negotiations, the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association and Wilfrid Laurier University have finally reached a day of conciliation scheduled for Dec. 14, with a day of regular negotiating scheduled for Dec. 8. The appointed conciliator from the Ministry of Labour will be Greg Long, who will be overseeing […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
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Increasing health and wellness for Laurier students

  In preparation for exam time, a period in which many experience high-stress levels, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Centre for Student Life and Engagement, in partnership with the Accessible Learning Centre and the Student Wellness Centre, will be holding a workshop in efforts to increase health and wellness of students. The workshop —  Cultivating Calm — will be held on Dec. […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
Photo by Will Huang

Laval tops Laurier in Uteck Bowl

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s football team has been waiting 11 years for this. Since their last Vanier Cup win in 2005, this season has been the first time since that the Vanier Cup has been not far from reach. Unfortunately for the purple and gold, their near flawless season came to an end this past weekend in Quebec City, as […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
Accepting that we are agents of change

Accepting that we are agents of change

Some may say that now, perhaps more than ever, we are facing revolutionary social climates. This is not to discredit the beliefs upon which this statement is built, but it is exactly this rarefication of events that poses a problem: a secularity in thinking and the misremembrance of the past and future. As a result, what we fail to see […]

by Christian Paron· · Opinion ·
Gilmore Girls revival has opportunity to redeem itself

Gilmore Girls revival has opportunity to redeem itself

Gilmore Girls first aired on TV in 2000 and was a fan favourite for seven years, wrapping up in 2007. Not only did this show provide a heart-warming, quirky narrative, but on the surface, the show is a bildungsroman — a coming of age story — for two characters: mother-daughter duo, Rory and Lorelai. Everyone loves a bildungsroman. There’s a […]

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

Unsigned: Stealing from work is sometimes accepted in our culture

A former bookstore employee is being charged with theft over $5,000 after $31,000 went missing from the bookstore safe in September 2014. Though the alleged act is obviously wrong, this led us to put theft on a spectrum. Do we see some kinds of theft as lesser than others? It seems to be a consensus that taking food, even when […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·