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MacLatchy eases into role of president and vice-chancellor

Wilfrid Laurier University’s new president and vice-chancellor Deborah MacLatchy officially took over the role from former president, Max Blouw, on July 1. Since 2009, MacLatchy served as Laurier’s provost and vice-president: academic, and was appointed as president and vice-chancellor of the university on Jan. 11. Before taking over the role, MacLatchy and Blouw worked closely together until his last day […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Campus, Local, News ·
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Fred Nichols retires after many dedicated years at Laurier

An era spanning over half a century at Wilfrid Laurier University is coming to an end. After serving as Laurier’s dean of students for nearly 30 years and having worked in alumni relations and department roles, Fred Nichols will retire at the age of 84. During his 53-year career at the university, Nichols made his mark at Laurier through his […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · News ·

Pay to learn, pay to test

How much does a class cost? We’re all familiar with the number that appears on our invoice every semester, but is that it? The majority of university classes will at the very least require students to purchase a textbook or course readings, but that’s not always the end of it. Tactile textbooks have long circulated around university campuses on a […]

by Maddy Cutts· · 0 comments · Opinion ·
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Foreseeable trouble with unforeseeable transparency

In a Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union board meeting on February 5, Wilfrid Laurier University president Max Blouw declared the possibility of future layoffs due to overpowering expenses contributing to the structural deficit.

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