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Jenkins and Williams both named to OUA All-Star teams

Third-year defencemen Kyle Jenkins and rookie Goaltender Matt Williams were both honoured by the OUA this past weekend, as the league announced their post-season award winners and divisional All-Star teams. After another stellar year in the purple and gold, defenceman Kyle Jenkins was recognized by the OUA and named to the OUA West Division’s second All-Star team for the second […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
Waterloo community prepares for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day street parties

Waterloo community prepares for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day street parties

Wilfrid Laurier University’s most infamous holiday, St. Patrick’s Day, is on the horizon and both Laurier and the Waterloo community are preparing for the annual unsanctioned street party which takes place on Ezra Avenue. “Unsanctioned street gatherings are dangerous. Laurier continues to actively discourage them and to urge our students not to participate,” said Kevin Crowley, director, communications and public […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·
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Zeroing in on Zero Waste Week

This week, from March 9 to 13, Laurier’s Sustainability Office is hosting the second annual Zero Waste Week. “Zero Waste Week is essentially a campaign to help get students and staff and, in general, the Laurier community, to think a little bit more about shifting towards a more low waste or zero waste lifestyle,” said Katarina Milicic, Outreach and Program […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Student Voices on Sexual Violence: Overview of Selected Survey Results from the University Sector

Student Voices on Sexual Violence: Overview of Selected Survey Results from the University Sector

Canadian universities, and post-secondary institutions across the world, are being faced with increasing criticism and scrutiny surrounding the prevalence and subsequent treatment of sexual violence on their campuses. In a Maclean’s article entitled “Canadian universities are failing students on sexual assault,” dozens of survivors were interviewed regarding the routine abandonment of victims from universities across the country.

by Emily Waitson· · Features ·
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Pattison and Laurie make Laurier history at Nationals

Fourth-year runners and Golden Hawk superstars Sydney Pattison and Lizzy Laurie both made the podium in separate events this past weekend at the USPORTS National Track and Field Championship and in the process made Laurier history. The two stellar athletes capped off an incredible 2019-2020 season, by both winning a medal on the biggest stage. Over the course of the […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Examining International Women’s Day in Waterloo

Mar. 8 is known worldwide as International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women, their accomplishments and acknowledging the struggles they still continue to face. “IWD is a opportunity to remember the women who fought for equality in the past and recognize the activists who continue to push for gender parity and human rights,” said Tarah Brookfield, associate professor in […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Men’s curling wins gold while women capture bronze

For the fourth time in six years, the Laurier men’s curling team has struck gold at the provincial championships. A near perfect season which saw Laurier finish 8-2 in conference play, while also winning the McMaster Invitational carried over to the OUA Championships last weekend in Guelph. Both Golden Hawks varsity curling teams with their performances in Guelph were able […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · More Sports, Sports ·