Post Tagged with: "Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union"

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Shinerama hosts pie in the face event

Laurier’s Shinerama team held their annual pie in the face event in the concourse on Oct. 2 from 10am to 4pm to raise money for cystic fibrosis, their first event of the fall semester other than their change drive during orientation week. The campaign sold one pie for $2 or three pies for $5 to raise money for the organization […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life, Events ·
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Students’ Union elects vice president team for 2019-2020

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union has officially hired their student management team for the 2019/2020 period as of Feb. 13, introducing five new team members to provide the foundation of services and operations for the Waterloo and Brantford campuses. They will be assisting the incoming president & CEO, Zemar Hakim, as he sets out to actualize some of the goals […]

by Aaron Waitson· · News ·
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#Textbookbroke campaign demands more affordable, cost-effective solution

As the semester commences at universities across Ontario, many post-secondary students find themselves conflicted by the cost of course materials. The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), an organization dedicated to representing the needs of undergraduate students across the province, relaunched the campaign #TextbookBroke to address the matter of practically unaffordable course materials and rally towards creating more reasonably priced or […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Students’ Union VP’s hired for 2017-18 year

After a rigorous and thorough hiring process, the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union has officially hired their executive team for 2017-18. After being elected as Students’ Union president on Jan. 26, Kanwar Brar, along with current president Tyler Van Herzele and various administrative members of the Union, worked to hire Brar’s new team of vice-presidents. “The marking process for the […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
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Kanwar Brar elected as 2017-18 Students’ Union president

Kanwar Brar is officially the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. Winning 94.04 per cent of the votes, Brar was officially announced as president on Jan. 26 at the #LaurierVotes Results Party at Wilf’s. The overall voter turnout for the 2017 Students’ Union election was 22.22 per cent of the Laurier student population. Darshil Shah and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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Laurier students engage with Syrian refugees through seminar

This semester, 40 students at Wilfrid Laurier University will be participating in a religion and culture seminar entitled Local Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis. The course is taught by Laurier’s associate dean of student affairs and learning, Dr. Gavin Brockett. Students will have the opportunity to engage with local Syrian refugee families, as well as participate in an active […]

by Emilia Curcic· · News ·
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Tyler Van Herzele starts his role as Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele, the new Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and the Students’ Union staff team, officially took office as of May 1, 2016. Van Herzele explained that in the first week, the Students’ Union had a chance to participate in an office orientation with both Brantford and Waterloo staff, organize administrative tasks and attend meetings, among many other […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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Police checks made a necessity

Students’ Union implements background checks for services

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus ·
What’s in a president? A day in the life of Olivia Matthews

What’s in a president? A day in the life of Olivia Matthews

Editor-in-Chief, Shelby Blackley followed around president and CEO of the Students’ Union for a day

by Shelby Blackley· · Campus, Features, Slider ·