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 Sekhon Recently 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 Hoffman One of Brantford’s most anticipated annual events is its w...

Foot Patrol ≠ Taxi Service

Foot patrol helps maintain safety on campus. By Aldo Zhang. When I applied to Laurier Brantford, the one major concern I had with school was my safety. Like some, I never stepped foot on Brantford soil unti...
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Brantford: The rebirth of a community

A growing university and a revitalized downtown core have worked to create a sense of community that Brantford hasn’t seen in almost 20 years. The economic recession in the early 1990’s and the loss of the ...