Near death experiences

It is never really thought of if one day you just do your thing and you see your life flash before your eyes.For Brittany Legault, she unfortunately experienced just that. It was a warm sunny day on Jul. 2, ...

You are invited to a princess party

Do you remember watching Disney movies as a kid, belting your little heart out and dreaming what it would be like to be a Disney Princess? Do you remember the feeling that movie would give you by the end, befor...

Oh joy… It’s the holidays again

Christmas is celebrated by millions of people around the world. Disliking Christmas is definitely not a popular opinion, but there are some who have it nonetheless. Everyone has a reason, whether it be because ...

Tips to stay mentally fit during exam season

Midterm season can be a stressful time for students. Students have to juggle studying for midterms along with everything else going on in their lives. Laurier Brantford, as well as the city of Brantford, makes ...

Brantford Takes Back the Night

On Thursday Sept. 15, 2016, The Sexual Assault Centre of Brant held the 25th anniversary of the annual Take Back the Night Event. Those who attended the night all acknowledge the fact that there is many people...

Get to Know Your Head Icebreakers

1. Philip Kartos: GoldProgram: Concurrent EducationHometown: Etobicoke, OntarioIf you could be anyone for a day who would it be: Beyoncé, because BeyoncéDream job: A guidance counselor/social ...

Laurier Brantford’s Pink Feather Society

Laurier Brantford students in the Indigenous Community Organizing class have created a non-profit organization, in partnership with students from Six Nations Polytechnic called The Pink Feather Society.“W...

Brantford finally gets its GO bus

Many Laurier students are overjoyed that their voices have been heard as the Ontario government confirmed that there will now be GO Bus routes to Brantford.The GO bus will run from Brantford to the Hamilton...

Fetishes: What’s yours?

Oh fetishes. As much as people perhaps don’t care to admit it, a lot of us are at least a *little* kinky and likely harbour a sexual fetish. Fetishes are when one feels a sexual attraction to situations, body...

Battle of the Tylers

Tyler Van Herzele (left) Tyler Murdock (right)Our News Editor, Anya Eland, asked the Students' Union presidential candidates some questions to help make your decision at the polls be a little easier....

Board of directors- Brantford candidates

The Sputnik sat down to chat with the Brantford candidates running for the Students’ Union Board of Directors to chat about their plans and why they’re running.Nick DeSummaI am running for...

Back to school mode after winter break

Winter break is now over, which means students must come out of relaxation mode and get back to school mode. After all the relaxing, partying and family dinners, the break had to come to an end. As classes ...

Brantford’s Christmas Parade preparation

It’s that time of year again. This year marks the forty-first anniversary of Branford’s annual Santa Claus Parade, hosted by the Junior Chamber International (JCI). Shawn Stemmler, the head chair for this y...

Diversity and Equity

The Diversity and Equity office (DEO) is an office that offers diversity-related supports to students and diversity initiatives. It promotes acceptance and empowerment, and inclusiveness of creating an acceptin...

The Featured Artist: Bryan Heyens

The Featured Artist is a Laurier Brantford student who is constantly striving for creative and artistic excellence. The medium isn’t what’s important; it’s the art. This week’s featured artist is Bryan ...

What are you listening to?

Upon interviewing fellow first years at Laurier Brantford, it can be noted that they enjoy a wide variety of music. However, it seems that, The Weeknd, is an artist buzzing in a lot of headphones lately.Ori...