Post Tagged with: "Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy"

Student housing issues lead to protests by those affected

Revolutionary Student Movement’s (RSM) Waterloo chapter organized a student housing rally that took place on Sept. 23 after a massive data leak of over 6000 maintenance requests that came from the tenant portal for users living in buildings owned by Accomad8U, especially pertaining to many buildings on Albert Street. Although almost 800 students had said they were interested in attending […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·

Laurier women’s fastpitch team remains undefeated with 7-0 lead

Women’s fast pitch at Laurier has gone on a seven-game win streak, sitting first in their division as they stay undefeated during the first two weekends of their season, aiming towards a first place finish at the season’s end. “We have a really strong focus obviously we are hosting the national championships this fall and four of the last five […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · More Sports, Sports ·
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An update on the cutting of Milton campus funding by the PC government in Ontario

Last week, the Progressive Conservative government of Ontario announced its termination of funding for the construction of three post-secondary institutions across the province. The project was approved by the former provincial government in 2015, but planning has been in the works for nearly a decade.  After years of preparation and anticipation, Wilfrid Laurier University’s joint Milton campus with Conestoga College […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Laurier’s Milton campus funding cut by Ford government

The Government of Ontario released a statement late in the day on Oct. 23, 2018 stating that they will no longer be funding the recently approved Wilfrid Laurier University Milton satellite campus. “Our government is committed to restore accountability and trust in Ontario’s finances. This includes making difficult decisions about projects across the province,” reads the statement from Merrilee Fullterton, […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Laurier hosts annual Indigenous Research Event

  Wilfrid Laurier University hosted the Indigenous Research Symposium on Dec. 5. The event featured Indigenous graduate students and special guests speaking about their Indigenous research. The keynote speaker was Laurier alumni Allan Downey, who graduated in 2014 with a PhD in history. Downey is an assistant professor at McGill University, and he spoke about his current research on Indigenous […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Urban Bricks Pizza aims to combine Neapolitan pizzas with the fast-paced university culture

As per the evident four year-or-so turnover for K-W’s restaurant and nightlife scene, this month we welcome Urban Bricks Pizza, which now stands in place of the forgettable Heaven Gastro Club on University Ave. Walking inside the pizza joint, the affluence that the American chain was bringing to compete with existing pizzerias was evident. The inside was equipped with a […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·