Post Tagged with: "Wilfrid Laurier University"

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Special night for seniors as basketball teams end home schedule

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams ended their home season and have their eyes set towards the playoffs after each playing two games this past week. It is an exciting time for basketball around the Laurier campus, as both Golden Hawks teams were able to clinch a playoff spot recently and honoured their seniors at their final home game […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier Stedman Prize awards $10,000 to young writers

The second-ever biennial Laurier Stedman Prize competition for young writers came to a conclusion on Friday, Feb. 7, awarding 10,000 dollars in prize money over the course of the evening. Six prizes were given throughout the night, a first place prize totaling at $3000, two second place prizes totaling at $2000 each and three third place prizes of $1000 each. […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier names new acting dean of arts

Laurier’s faculty of arts has announced that the current dean of arts, Richard Nemesvari, will end his five-year term and associate dean of student affairs and learning Gavin Brockett will replace him as acting dean for a one-year term starting on Jul. 1, 2020. Brockett, an associate professor in the department of history as well as the department of religion […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Football team names new offensive coordinator

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ football team has a new addition to their coaching roster with the hiring of Todd Galloway as the new offensive coordinator and student-athlete development. “We had a very good candidate pool for the offensive coordinator position here at Laurier, so we went through an interview process and coming out of it, although there were some […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
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Swim team ready for provincials this Thursday

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks swim team travelled to Toronto two weekends ago and put together an impressive performance in what was their final tune-up before the OUA Championships. Over three days of competition at the Toronto Grand Prix and the University of Toronto Invitational, the Golden Hawks were able to achieve five top five finishes in five different events. […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Sports ·
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Laurier Moot Court rises to the top at McGill Moot Court Case Competition

Laurier’s Moot Court Club stood out against competitors at the sixth annual McGill Moot Court Invitational as competitors Madeleine Cleland and Laura Goldfarb took home first place, a first-time feat for Laurier. Goldfarb also placed first individually for her oral advocacy skills, and teammates Sam Stewart and Gabriel Wilson placed just behind Goldfarb and Cleland taking home the second-place honour. […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
Devyn Kelly elected Students’ Union president and CEO with 1872 votes

Devyn Kelly elected Students’ Union president and CEO with 1872 votes

The Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union election season came to a close Thursday night as Devyn Kelly was announced the incoming Students’ Union 2020-2021 president and CEO. Kelly received 69.02 per cent of the vote with 1,872 student votes and Leah Xuereb received 30.98 per cent of the vote with a total of 855 votes. Voter turnout was lower than last […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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Men’s basketball dominates back to back against Algoma

Men’s basketball got back to their winning ways this past weekend as they swept the weekend series at home against the Algoma Thunderbirds.  After a setback last week on the road against Guelph, the Golden Hawks know they needed to turn it up with the playoffs only three weeks out. One of their best team performances in the past decade […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier International rings in the Year of the Rat with Lunar New Year celebrations

This past Saturday, Jan. 25, was the day of the Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, a holiday widely celebrated in many Eastern Asian countries and considered by many to be the most important holiday in China. The Lunar New Year is the new year based on the Chinese lunar calendar, which operates […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, News ·
Hot Take: #BellLetsTalk for more than just a day

Hot Take: #BellLetsTalk for more than just a day

Today is #BellLetsTalk day, meaning your social media feeds will most likely be full of people sharing stories about their mental health struggles or simply posting the hashtag. Every year for the past nine years on Jan. 29, Bell has donated five cents to mental health initiatives in Canada for every use of the hashtag #BellLetsTalk in tweets, snapchat filters […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·