No Stanley Cup for Us

Could a Canadian team bring home the Stanley Cup in 2018?  It has been 25 years since the Stanley Cup belonged to a team north of the border and unfortunately that streak will extend to 26 this spring. We o...

Isobel and Clarkson Cups

In the National Women’s Hockey League, the Metropolitan Riveters won their first Isobel Cup on Sunday against defending champions, the Buffalo Beauts.  Riveters goaltender Katie Fitzgerald earned MVP, mad...

Laurier runs cancer into the ground

  Relay for Life held Cocktails for Cancer on March 1st, 2018 at Club NV. The event starting at 11:30 p.m. had over 100 people supporting the event and raising 675 dollars towards the cause.   Thi...

Brantford flood evacuates thousands

On February 21, the Grand River in Brantford and surrounding cities began overflowing causing flooding in multiple areas. Holmedale, West Brant, and Eagle Place areas were all evacuated due to the flooding. Ma...

Woodland Cultural: Save the evidence

On Tues. March 6 and Wed. March 7, Laurier hosted a fundraising event for the Woodland Cultural Centre’s Save the Evidence Campaign. Books, t-shirts, water bottles, and pins were sold on-campus with all pro...

LSPIRG: We need to resist pipelines

On Wed. Feb. 28, Lspirg Brantford hosted a workshop called, “Why We Need to Resist Pipelines.” This workshop was facilitated by Jaydene Lavallie, Volunteer and Community Engagement Director for Lspirg...
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Team Canada Olympic 2018 Highlights

 Now that the Olympics are over I am going to take a look back at all the moments that made us Canadians watching at home proud of our athletes.   These moments are ones that we will not forget when we t...

Safe access zones comes to Brantford

Earlier last week, The Safe Access to Abortion Services Act came into effect within Ontario after receiving royal assent last October.  The bill places a ban on anti-abortion protesting within 50-metres of ...

Recap of the Eagles’ Super Bowl Win

The 2017 National Football League (NFL) season is now over and the final game was a nail biter.    The 52nd NFL Super Bowl was held on Sunday February 4th at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minneso...

The Maple Leafs: a mid-season analysis

As the Leafs come back from their week off, and the second half of their season starts up I will be looking back at the first half and discussing what I think is in store for them for the rest of the season.  ...

Canadians to watch for at the Olympics

Top 10 Canadians Olympians to watch for  From Feb, 9 until Feb, 25, South-Korea will host the 23rd Winter Olympic Games. Here are 10 Canadian athletes you should keep an eye on during the competition.  ...

2018 WLUSP Candidate Platforms

Presidential Candidate: Terrence Mroz During my time as an undergraduate at Wilfrid Laurier University I have had the pleasure of holding several positions within WLUSP including: Arts & Life writer for Th...

Board of Governors Platforms

Adam Kovacs* Laurier is a community that has experienced events trying to divide us. With what has happened recently we need leaders to act as role models to unite us. However, the people we have elected to ...

Senate Platforms

Christopher Donnelly* My name is Christopher Donnelly and I am doing a double major in history and political science. I am running for both a position on the Board of Directors as well as the Senate. The ...

Board of Director Platforms

Osman Alwi My name is Osman Alwi and I am a first year Criminology student at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus. I am running for a position in the board of directors to reassure improvements in ...

Presidential Platforms

    Ryley Fletcher I am a 5th year Concurrent Education student seeking election for the role of President & CEO of the Students’ Union because I believe in creating the best stude...

Weekly sports night for LB students

Laurier Brantford international students come together for a sports night every Friday.   It’s a new program running this year and organized by Laurier International. Every week a Laurier International P...

LB Golden Hawks headed to Nationals

The Laurier Brantford varsity cross-country team had a big showing at the provincial championships on October 28th at Fanshawe College with seven Golden Hawks qualifying for nationals.   How the ...

The variations in university athletics

As an exchange student from France, what I was most excited about before my arrival at Laurier Brantford was having a gym at university. You might think it’s a normal thing, but for me it’s not.  Ha...

Ontario Colleges enter strike week 3

Tensions are rising across the province as Oct 30 marks the third week of the Ontario college strike.  And yet, the crowd of Conestoga instructors protesting outside Odeon is a big as ever, if not grow...

Demonization of Persia in History

A wise poet, George Santayana, once said, “Those who fail to learn from the mistakes of their predecessors are destined to repeat them”, but what if this focus on our predecessors is also a mistake?  ...

Could TV be controlling your life?

How many times have your friends said to you “I need to catch up on this show” or “I can easily finish this season by the end of today”?   We spend so much of our time sitting in front of a Televis...

Say goodbye to cultural appropriation

It’s that time of season again when the leaves turn orange and yellow, the air gets a little chilly and university students appropriate cultures of all kinds.   That’s right folks, it’s Halloween...

Stop blaming Disney for ruining us

Everybody loves Disney. And if you happen to be a Millennial than you probably feel a close personal connection to their movies.   If this is the case then you might be excited to hear that, despite how of...

XC slays the weekend

The Laurier Brantford varsity Cross Country team had their best showing of all time on Saturday, September 30th at Seneca College (King City campus).   The men’s team finished 4th overall, with Ah...