Post Tagged with: "WIlfrid Laurier"

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Brantford campus launches new podcast studio and podcaster in residence program

Laurier Brantford’s Creativity Hub is getting new programming in the form of a podcast studio and a podcaster-in-residence program featuring Avery Moore Kloss as the first podcaster. Laurier’s Creativity Hub, located inside the newly opened OneMarket space on the Brantford campus, offers a space for both those in the Laurier community as well as members of the community to access […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·
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Racist comments made by Laurier student caught on video

On Nov. 13, a Twitter thread containing a video of a Wilfrid Laurier student going on a drunken, racist rant was posted on the popular account, Spotted at Laurier, where it quickly gained attention across social media.   The original tweet that was shared indirectly referenced the incident, stating, “The fact that there’s grown white adults still saying the N […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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Wilfrid Laurier and University of Waterloo to receive upgrades to their athletic facilities

The city of Waterloo has committed to a $5 million donation to split between both of the universities in the city, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, in order to upgrade their athletic facilities. The University of Waterloo will be putting its half of the funding towards enhancing the Columbia Ice Field, a $23 million expansion, while Laurier’s […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
Laurier Waterloo campus appoints new dean of students

Laurier Waterloo campus appoints new dean of students

Wilfrid Laurier University announced today that Kate McCrae Bristol has been appointed as the new dean of students for the Waterloo campus, effective Sept. 16, 2019. The statement that was released detailed McCrae Bristol’s experience working in student services and with academic faculty. McCrae Bristol is the current manager of student experience at the University of Waterloo, where she oversees […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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Retired Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne recipient of OUA John McManus award

On May 15, 2019, former Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne was awarded the OUA’s John McManus award, an honour that recognizes a retired OUA coach who has exemplified sportsmanship and service to the greatest extent during their tenure coaching in university sport. Osborne took over the women’s hockey team midway through the 2003-2004 season, and in his time as […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Hockey, Sports ·
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“Meet the Candidates” event encourages students to get involved and vote

On Sept. 26 between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., the University Affairs Department of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union hosted a “Meet the Candidates” event for the upcoming municipal election candidates at the Paul Martin Centre on Laurier’s Waterloo Campus. The meet-and-greet networking event gave the electoral candidates for the positions of mayor, regional council and chair — as well […]

by Aaron Waitson· · News ·
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TEDxWLU brings innovation and speaker series to students during event on Friday

On Friday, Sept. 21, TEDxWLU took place at Laurier’s Senate and Board Chamber. This year’s all-day event was independently organized by students and featured nine guest speakers, three TED Library Talks, as well as a networking event in which students and guest speakers had the opportunity to connect. The event’s lead coordinator, Sulay Shah, is a third-year BBA and Computer […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Students’ Union Directors explore topics of referendum questions

An emergency Board of Directors meeting called in late December reveals that the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union has faced some difficulty in prepping questions for the upcoming referendum. The Students’ Union elections, which will be held from Jan. 30, 2018 to Feb. 1, 2018, will let Laurier students cast their ballots online to decide on, not just the individuals […]

by Jake Watts· · Elections, News ·