Post Tagged with: "Western"

File Photo/ by Tanzeel Sayani

An in-depth look at what makes the Laurier-Western rivalry so special

Wilfrid Laurier University’s rivalry with Western is something that brings all the Laurier students together. If you ask Laurier students, they’ll state numerous reasons for why they don’t like Western and why the rivalry exists. For starters, Laurier was affiliated with Western until 1960. The school’s colours, purple and gold, are an extension of the affiliation with Western. Our original […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Hawks season ends at the hands of Western

Brightest lights, biggest stage, highest stakes. These are the moments you live for in sports, especially as an athlete.  In the biggest game of the year, with their season on the line, the Laurier Golden Hawks took their biggest loss of the year against the number one ranked Western Mustangs, 46-13. Western having not lost a game since the 2016 […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
Photo by Heather Davidson

Win or lose, Faulds and Laurier football have exceeded expectations

Four seasons ago, Michael Faulds was hired as the new head coach of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks football team. He was young — only 29-years-old — and spent the years prior to joining the Hawks as a coordinator for the once 1-7 York Lions. He came in at a time Laurier was on the decline, having not won a […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Football, Opinion, Sports ·
Students play a game of flip cup during Homecoming festivities. 
Photo by Jessica Dik

Changes to Western’s homecoming does not affect Laurier

With the increased popularity of street parties associated with events such as homecoming and St. Patrick’s Day, universities have been taking drastic measures to discourage students from planning activities that will disrupt the community. In 2008, Queen’s University made the decision to cancel their homecoming altogether for a two-year period, which was later extended to a total of five years, […]

by Emilia Curcic· · News ·