The Bent King: cheap, delicious & fun

If you’re looking for somewhere to hangout that is cheap and fun, The Bent King Boardgame Cafe is the place for you. Co-owners Adam Dexter and Patrick Huxley opened the Boardgame Cafe on Market Street in Apri...

Is the flu shot needed?

With fall finally arriving and temperatures dropping, it is around this time of year illness really starts to spread. More specifically influenza, better known as the flu, starts making an appearance. As a res...

Tacos & Mental Health

 It’s no surprise that midterm season is a stressful time for just about every university student. Even less surprising is the fact that midterms can be almost impossible to deal with if someone is s...

Radical week and activism on campus

From September 11 to September 15, Laurier Students’ Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) ran their Radical Orientation Week, or Rad Week.  The concept is similar to Orientation Week, but promot...

Here comes O-Week

For many first year students, move in day and the first day of Orientation Week can be incredibly daunting. Starting a new chapter in a new place can be scary. But O-week ice breakers, residence dons, and...

Students help design board game

This summer Laurier Brantford students in the Game Design program worked closely with an organization called Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie in order to develop a game called SUSPECT.Charlene Hofb...

Costly rubber duck takes Toronto

From July 1 to 3 a controversial sculpture of a rubber duck was on display in Toronto for the Redpath Waterfront Festival.The sculpture was created by Florentijn Hofman, a Dutch public artist t...

The Positive Parenting Program

The Triple P Program, which is the Positive Parenting Program, is now available in Brantford.The program was originally created by Matt Sanders, who is a professor of clinical psychology from Australia....

Laurier’s contract negotiation update

Since Aug. 30, contract staff at Laurier have been in negotiations that affect about 375 of the professors currently teaching.At this time the main goals of the contract are still the same, including job secu...

Harmony Square hosts Pop-Up Store

On Oct. 23, Harmony Square hosted its second Pop-Up Store event. The event was organized by Jennifer Middleton, with the goal of providing a retail store-like experience for people in need.Anyone could com...

Professor’s contract negotiations

Laurier professors are currently in negotiations over their new contracts. Contract faculty and part-time librarians have been working without an official contract since Aug. 31.There has been some buzz abo...
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Tattoo Addiction

* Tattoo's belong to Kelsey AngerMost people who have tattoos will agree that once you get one, it’s hard to stop. Over the past few decades, tattoos have made an increase in popularity, and tattoo artist...

Jazz fest hits Brantford

Over the weekend Brantford celebrated its ninth annual international jazz festival. The event took over Harmony Square from Friday to Sunday showcasing a variety of acts including performs from all over Ontario...