How Trumps triumph effects us all

The banter between left and right has been endless. Since the announcement of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary, the media has been a nonstop barrage of political outcry.I’ve seen a lot of people lay ...

Top ten sports stories of the year

2016 is almost over, and it’s impossible to say that it didn’t have its fair share of exciting stories. From the Olympics, to some team’s ending extremely long championship droughts, we saw just about eve...

2016 was the year of the blown lead

Imagine being at the top of your professional career, moments away from winning it all. Now imagine blowing that moment in the most horrendous way possible, and there you have the biggest theme presented in the...

The essence of personal style

When it comes to style and fashion, it’s useless trying to fit in. There are so many ways of expressing yourself through clothing. I feel like people are scared of being judged which is why they avoid develop...

Should we welcome Americans?

The United States election has taken a crazy turn. Most people did not want president-elect Donald Trump to win. Ironically, he did. I conducted a dozen interviews with professors and students around campus. I ...

My body, my rights

On Nov. 15, the Amnesty club at Laurier showcased the My Body, My Rights photo gallery on campus.The My Body, My Rights is a global campaign was started by Amnesty International and it focuses on fighting the...

Ralph Nader visits Laurier Brantford

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 Laurier’s Criminology Student Association (CSA) had the opportunity to host Ralph Nader, a well-known American consumer advocate, lawyer, political activist and author.The CSA is a stu...

You can get a degree in what?

Two new programs have recently received approval  at Laurier’s Brantford Campus: User Experience Design (UX), and Work and Employment, both which will be starting in fall 2017.The UX program was approved...

Why game design takes four years

It’s hard enough to avoid assumptions around an arts program in university. Many people don’t see the point in pursuing the arts as a lifelong career, especially when there’s the notion that workers in th...