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Laurier’s faculty of music receives four million dollar donation

Laurier’s Faculty of Music has been given a donation that is getting them closer to their goal of $14 million in the Making Space for Music campaign, created to revamp their facilities for students. The Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation pledged $4 million to the campaign, bringing the campaign’s total to $9 million – only $5 million away from their goal […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Wilfrid Laurier clubs and associations lose their “Perch” to rest on

The Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union announced that it would no longer be using the clubs and associations platform The Perch, one of the main platform points of former president Tarique Plummer’s 2018-2019 presidency campaign. The Students’ Union announced via email that the software company that previously hosted The Perch, CampusVibe, would no longer be providing the software, thus ceasing operations […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Points in six straight games for Golden Hawks hockey

Coach Puhalski and his Golden Hawks men’s hockey team have started the new year with a bang! Laurier came out of this weekend’s games with two dominating home wins, and have won six of their past seven games dating back to the end of 2019. On Friday night against their rivals, the Western Mustangs, Laurier was able to win on […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·

Record number of student-athletes rewarded for academic achievements

This Fall, U Sports Canada announced its 2018-2019 Academic All-Canadians list, a distinction awarded to student athletes who achieve a graded average of 80 per cent or higher while playing on one of their university’s varsity teams. In late November, Laurier Athletics hosted the first ever annual reception, honouring the 82 Laurier student-athletes who were named Academic All-Canadians. This marks […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Sports ·
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Laurier named one of Waterloo region’s top employers

For a second year in a row, Wilfrid Laurier University has been named one of Waterloo’s top employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers due to the quality of programs and policies put in place by and for employees. Canada’s Top 100 Employers is a national competition that happens annually which recognizing both national and regional level leaders in employment, with […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
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Laurier named among North America’s most “green” universities

In the Princeton Review’s recent addition, The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges: 2019 Edition, Wilfrid Laurier University was named as one of the top green universities in North America. The green guide includes 413 post-secondary institutions across North America which have been measured as the most sustainable of the 689 surveyed. Of the 413 schools included on the list, […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, Local, National, News ·
Football post season awards highlighted by All-Canadian Golden Hawk Levondre Gordon

Football post season awards highlighted by All-Canadian Golden Hawk Levondre Gordon

The Golden Hawks men’s football team was honoured this past month as 10 different student athletes were named to the OUA First or Second All-Star team.  Laurier was disappointed in their season result as they finished with a 4-4 record and missed the playoffs for the second consecutive year. However, the total of ten athletes awarded is their highest total […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier hosts events to promote Indigenous research

Wilfrid Laurier University is hosting three different events to focus on Indigenous research, in addition to promoting non-Indigenous students and the public working together with the Indigenous community to conduct studies. The first event being held is the book launch for scholar Georges Sioui where will launch his new book, Eatenonha: Native Roots of Modern Democracy, on Nov. 28 on […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·