Post Tagged with: "Wilfird Laurier University"

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Golden Hawks women’s softball team heading into nationals after stunning 14-1 season

Wilfrid Laurier University’s women’s softball team is heading into the national championships with a new hunger for a national title, following an incredible 14-1 season this year. The championships will be hosted by Laurier University, from Oct. 11 to 13 at Budd Park in Kitchener, and will feature the top eight collegiate softball teams in Canada.  Their regular season finished […]

by Aaron Waitson· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier’s WiFi woes

Internet connection at Laurier has been a hotspot for conversation as students increase their wi-fi usage throughout campus while they take notes in lectures and study for midterm exams. Laurier was subject to an internet outage last April during the exam period which enraged many students who could not access MyLearningSpace to see course notes or exam study aids on […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier’s International Migration Research Centre brings attention to immigration detention with Canadian film premiere

On Sep. 19, Wilfrid Laurier University’s International Migration Research Centre (IMRC) will host the Canadian premiere of Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time, a documentary film which looks at life inside Australia’s Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea. “We have a lot of people who work on both movement, mobility, migration and also displacement or refugee issues [at […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·
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Laurier enhances parental leave financial supplements for graduate students

Wilfrid Laurier University has recently made enhancements to parental leave funding for full-time master’s and doctoral students, pursuing a research degree. This grant, in effect since Sept. 9, is available for full-time graduate students taking a temporary leave from their studies during the first year of their child’s birth, adoption, or when they first gain custody of the child. The […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Campus, News ·
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Bruce Gillespie becomes first Teaching Fellow based at Brantford campus

Bruce Gillespie, an associate professor in Digital Media and Journalism, has been named Wilfrid Laurier University’s 2017 Teaching Fellow. The Laurier Teaching Fellowship program recognizes and honours members of the Laurier faculty who exhibit an excellent record of achievement in regards to educational leadership while substantiating exceptional contributions to learning and teaching. Gillespie, who has been at Laurier since 2010, […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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MacLatchy announced as president and vice-chancellor of WLU

Deborah MacLatchy, provost and vice-president: academic, will officially be the seventh president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University. On Jan. 11, the university officially announced MacLatchy as the appointed president on their official website. MacLatchy will be replacing current president, Max Blouw, on July 1 on a five-year term. MacLatchy, a recognized and awarded scientist, has been the provost and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
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Beauty standards are finally changing for the better

The days of extremely thin runway models setting the unattainable female beauty standard are gone. Body types like Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj are the new unattainable and the new ideal. Big butts, flat tummy, large breasts, popping cheekbones and pouty lips, all while keeping an hourglass shape. You have to be small in the right places and big in […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Opinion ·