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How to respond if a loved one discloses to you they’ve been sexually assaulted

How to respond if a loved one discloses to you they’ve been sexually assaulted

Picture someone you love. It could be anyone — a friend, a family member, a co-worker. Now picture that person telling you that they’ve been sexually assaulted. How would you react? You may think you have a very clear picture in your head of how you would react to a loved one disclosing to you that they’ve experienced sexual violence, […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Features ·
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Two Laurier faculty members recognized with CMA awards

The Coalition of Muslim Women of Kitchener-Waterloo, a local organization which aims to enhance communication and understanding between Muslim and other communities through work-shops and interactive community forums, recognized two Wilfrid Laurier University faculty members with the Women Who Inspire Awards. One of the recipients of this award is Hind Al-Abadleh, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · News ·
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E(RACE)r work reviewed after a year of action

“Until the philosophy that holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war.” These are the words that framed the e(RACE)r summit on race and racism on Canadian university campuses post-summit report. Above, Laura Mae Lindo, director of the Diversity and Equity Office, quoted the words of civil rights activist Bob Marley […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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St. Patrick’s Day party on Ezra Avenue brings 12,000 partiers

Last year, an estimated 5,000 people were on Ezra Avenue in mid-afternoon, but this year, the numbers have more than doubled. According to The Record, an estimated 12,000 people have joined the crowd on Ezra Avenue to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Right before noon, Ezra appeared to be quieter than usual. “We have a significant operational plan in place, we’re […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Campus, Local, News ·
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History professor creates Victorian peep show project

Amy Milne-Smith, a history professor at Wilfrid Laurier University, has created an innovative project using marshmallow Peeps in order to depict 19th century Victorian scandals. “The Peeps are just a way to engage with the historical material without having to have artistic ability,” Milne-Smith said. “I didn’t want them to waste time — making elaborate art displays — I’m more […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · 0 comments · News ·
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5 golden hawks are spending their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto

Five Laurier football players will be celebrating their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto. Marcus Arkarakas, Brandon Calver, Taylor Calverley, Brett Golding and Chris Reddy will be taking part in this year’s edition, hoping to impress  the CFL scouts and earn an invitation to the national camp in Regina, Saskatchewan. Laurier head football coach Michael Faulds […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Tribe Called Red mixes politics and EDM in the Turret

Especially for a free event, A Tribe Called Red was worth my Tuesday night. Going into the concert, I knew nothing about the band. I’d never heard any of their music and I had no expectations, other than knowing that my boss’s sister loves them. Not a lot to go on, but I think that worked really well in that I […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
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Are the 2021 Canada summer games coming to Waterloo?

The 2021 Canada Summer Games are looking for a host city and the Region of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are hopeful to be their next destination. The region of Waterloo, Sudbury, Niagara and Ottawa are the four remaining bids hopeful to host the games. If the Region of Waterloo does prevail as host of the Summer Games, Laurier is […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Sports ·