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...

Toronto Maple Leafs season preview 

The NHL season officially starts on Wednesday October 4th, with the Leafs up against the Winnipeg Jets. There seems to be much more excitement surrounding this team this year than in previous years. One reason ...

L.B. clubs ready to kick off year

Laurier Brantford’s competitive clubs have completed their tryout process and are ready to kick off another year.   The Figure Skating Club is happy to start the new school year with 14 members, nine...

How grades overshadowed my learning

To this day, we have spent most of our lives inside the classroom, learning new material then being judged on how well we have learned it. Education has been brought up in many lectures throughout differ...

#LaurierVotes

Presidential Candidates:Kanwar Brar - Waterloo I am a 4th year Political Science student pursuing the position of President & CEO because I believe in enhancing the student experience at Laurier.My ini...

Fail Again, Fail Better

 “The best revenge is success.” I always remind myself of this quote when I encounter people who judge and doubt me. Being in my last semester of my undergraduate degree, I have faced many doubts, ...

Who Needs Saving?

Art by Neha SekhonRecently an ad popped up in my internet browser that read, “Missionaries in Africa – Saving Lives & Spreading the Gospel”. Considering I had just returned from West Africa my cu...

Frost Fest is coming to town

The sixth annual Frosty Fest will be taking place in Harmony Square from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Feb. 14-16 Family Day weekend. Photo by Cody HoffmanOne of Brantford’s most anticipated annual events is its w...