Post Tagged with: "WIlfrid Laurier"

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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 Hagey· · 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 ·
Accepting and living with an eating disorder

Accepting and living with an eating disorder

No one will love you if you don’t love yourself. These are the words that loop in my head as I stand in my kitchen. The words aren’t a reminder for me to celebrate myself, it just tells me that no one can love me. I’ve eaten once over the span of two days and the thought of eating churns […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Opinion ·
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Over 208 charges pressed during Waterloo St. Patrick’s Day festivities

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day had crowds ranging from 12,000-15,000 people throughout the day. The surrounding corridors of Ezra Avenue, Bricker Avenue, Clayfield Avenue and Albert Street had the most traffic. The St. Patrick’s Day events that take place within the Wilfrid Laurier University community are notorious for their outlandish festivities and this year was no different. The events that […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
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Unsigned: Ghosting Snapchat and the stress of real time social media

You know that feeling of hearing about all of your friends having fun at a party that you weren’t invited to? In real time, we call that feeling Snapchat. The popular app Snapchat has become a psychological game. We’ll post photos to our stories with the intention for a specific person to see it, then obsess over if they have. […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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Female award empowers international community

On March 8, the Women’s Executive Network announced nominations for Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. The award will recognize women in leadership roles in Canada. The Women’s Executive Network hopes to inspire current and future generations of women and men. The Top 100 Awards, which will be open to nominations until May 19, is presented to women in […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · News ·
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Men’s hockey season comes to an early end at the hands of Windsor

It was a heartbreaking end to what was a very successful season for the Laurier men’s hockey team. The Hawks lost a do-or-die game three at home in overtime against the Windsor Lancers. However, this shouldn’t distract the team or the fans from the success that the Hawks achieved this season. The Hawks improved their record from last year and […]

by Pranav Desai· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Unsigned: Teaching financial literacy is a step in the right direction

After a successful petition, the Ontario government is now introducing a pilot project to teach financial literacy to grade 10 students. This is undeniably something that will be applicable to students’ lives beyond high school. Currently, the onus is on parents to teach their children about these topics. That can raise a number of issues. It’s all well and good […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·