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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 ·
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Hawks make history at national golf championship

The 2017 Canadian University/College Golf Championships took place from May 29 to June 1 in Barrie. It was a historical week for the Golden Hawks, as the men’s golf team won silver, making it their highest finish ever. It was also a proud moment for head coach Jeff Colley, as the Hawks fell just short of gold with a team […]

by Pranav Desai· · More Sports, Sports ·
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National Data Platform works to analyze growth of expanding companies

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics is working with HockeyStick to create a data platform to track the growth metrics of Canadian companies. The National Data Platform has secured $2.5 million dollars in federal funding to help benefit Canadian businesses. The data platform will assist with companies’ day-to-day operations. It will also assist with the Canadian government’s […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, National, News ·
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Laurier at the top in career services

A national study ranked Wilfrid Laurier University number one for establishing the most impressive career services model amongst other Canadian post-secondary institutions. Laurier’s high rank emerged from an independent study conducted by the Canadian Education and Research Institution for Counselling (CERIC). CERIC is an organization that focuses on advancing education and research in career development and counselling. Their study analyzed […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Lutheran seminary will undergo its first renovation in 50 years

The Waterloo Lutheran Seminary on the Wilfrid Laurier University Campus is receiving a nine million dollar renovation in the upcoming months. The renovation consists of several new features and an update of the entire building, minus the chapel. The Seminary is a community space as well as a federal institution on the Laurier campus, which includes seven different programs of […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·