Post Tagged with: "Wilfrid Laurier University"

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OUSA holds its bi-annual general conference, discussing new and renewing policies that affect students

Over the weekend, from Nov. 2 to 4, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) held their bi-annual general assembly conference at McMaster University. Wilfrid Laurier University was in attendance, alongside seven other member universities of OUSA, to discuss new and renewing policies. Laurier’s representation at this conference was six delegates; a number that proportionally represents the total population of students […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Laurier’s newest student “bodies”: Kinesiology students get new, synthetic

The departments of kinesiology and health sciences at Laurier, along with students from other faculties currently in anatomy courses, have been given the gift of two synthetic cadavers named Sara and Rita, made by a company in Florida called SynDaver. “They are for our human anatomy course and that services both kinesiology and health sciences students, that’s the vast majority […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier singer Kirstin Corbett shares her talent in KW

If you were to meet local singer, songwriter and fellow student at Wilfrid Laurier University, Kirstin Corbett in person, I think you would be most struck by her kindness and warmth as a person. “I won a belching contest, I won an award for best hidden talent in first year at Willison Hall and that’s how people may or may […]

by Michael Oliveri· · Arts and Life ·
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The Centre for Women in Science hosts simultaneous chess exhibition

On March 13, 2018, the Centre for Women in Science at Wilfrid Laurier University hosted a simultaneous chess exhibition at the Science Building Atrium. Woman International Master Natalia Khoudgarian took on 30 students at the same time, playing chess against each student simultaneously. The 30 chess boards were organized in a rectangle in the Atrium and Khoudgarian moved from one […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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The Laurier cricket club continues its growth as the Hawks look to soar at the ACC Nationals

The Wilfrid Laurier University cricket club is on the rise. In the first year of the club’s launch, both the women’s and men’s cricket teams are exceeding expectations. The women’s team took part in the first ever Women’s Cricket Tri-Series hosted by Canadian College Cricket on March 7. The Hawks advanced to the finals of the tournament after getting by […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Laurier remains number one choice for incoming post-secondary students

Laurier remains a top choice for prospective students, with a 3.8 per cent increase in applications since 2017. 2018 saw a total of 25,477 students applying before the Jan. 17 deadline, although Laurier will still be accepting applications until May 1. Offers of acceptance have begun with more to follow, and students are expected to confirm their admission after June […]

by Erin Abe· · Campus, News ·
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History repeats itself as Hawks face Mustangs in Yates Cup final

History has managed to repeat itself as Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s football team finished second in the OUA, earned a first-round bye and beat McMaster at home in a semi-final game to decide who would play for the Yates Cup. This game would be far different than the last meeting, however; this was cold weather, playoff football at its finest. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Football, Sports ·
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McLatchy officially installed as president and vice-chancellor of Laurier

On Oct. 27 2017, Deborah MacLatchy was officially, formally installed as president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University. The ceremony took place at the start of fall convocation at Lazaridis Hall on Laurier’s Waterloo campus. MacLatchy is the seventh individual to serve as president and vice-chancellor of Laurier. MacLatchy succeeds Max Blouw, who served as president and vice-chancellor for two, five-year terms. MacLatchy was unanimously recommended by Laurier Senate and was […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·