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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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History professor creates Victorian peep show project

Amy Milne-Smith, a history professor at Wilfrid Laurier University, has created an innovative project using marshmallow Peeps in order to depict 19th century Victorian scandals. “The Peeps are just a way to engage with the historical material without having to have artistic ability,” Milne-Smith said. “I didn’t want them to waste time — making elaborate art displays — I’m more […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · News ·
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Controversy arises over conference keynote speaker

Keynote speaker for the Wilfrid Laurier Brantford campus Criminology Student Association conference Danielle Robitaille has cancelled her presentation after open dialogue came out about the ethics of her appearance on the Wilfrid Laurier University Brantford campus. Robitaille stirred up controversy after taking on the role as a defence lawyer for former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi who was tried and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 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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5 golden hawks are spending their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto

Five Laurier football players will be celebrating their St. Patrick’s day at the CFL regional combine in Toronto. Marcus Arkarakas, Brandon Calver, Taylor Calverley, Brett Golding and Chris Reddy will be taking part in this year’s edition, hoping to impress  the CFL scouts and earn an invitation to the national camp in Regina, Saskatchewan. Laurier head football coach Michael Faulds […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
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Tribe Called Red mixes politics and EDM in the Turret

Especially for a free event, A Tribe Called Red was worth my Tuesday night. Going into the concert, I knew nothing about the band. I’d never heard any of their music and I had no expectations, other than knowing that my boss’s sister loves them. Not a lot to go on, but I think that worked really well in that I […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Campus, News ·
The dire state of the bee population and why it matters

The dire state of the bee population and why it matters

The world is ending. Fish are being overfished; the polar ice caps are melting; bees are dying; and it’s all our fault. But what can we really do about this besides raise awareness? “Pollinator habitat is one of the most important things out there right now,” said Glen Ackroyd, owner of Acroyd Honey, a local commercial beekeeper. “Not only in […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Features ·
The key to being a successful writer

The key to being a successful writer

“I want to be a writer,” mutter thousands of students, all around the world, every day. It’s a dream job and it’s the thing that a lot of us want the most in the world. Whether it’s as a novelist, journalist, poet or academic, expressing ourselves in words is something that a lot of us love to do – and […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Opinion ·