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Study break: YouTube edition

Around this time of year your brain probably feels like road kill, midterms have sucked the light from your eyes and the bounce from your step. We all make explicit promises to ourselves that “this year will ...
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Laurier hosts Fire Safety Week

It’s Fire Prevention Week, and this year’s fire safety campaign aims to get students spreading the word about preventing kitchen fires. “Kitchen fires often occur due to someone leaving the kitchen for o...

Judy Eaton: As happy as can be

Dr. Judy Eaton, professor of psychology at Laurier Brantford. Aldo Zhang If you see Judy Eaton around campus, rarely will you see her without a smile. Eaton is happy as a psychology professor here at Laurie...
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Mental health movies

You wake up slowly in the morning, wincing at the light spilling through the blinds. Walking over to the mirror, you stare at the reflection and don’t quite recognize the person staring back. Your skin feels ...
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Top 10 stress-less songs

Music can do the soul so much good. In light of our mental health issue, I decided to create a playlist. This playlist is your ultimate go-to when you’re feeling stressed, worried, or just in need of a pick-m...

Vandals deface new Gretzky statue

BRANTFORD, ONTARIO - OCTOBER 1, 2013: Volunteers helped to clean blue paint off of the Wayne Gretzky statue at the Wayne Gretzky Sport Centre. (Photo by Taylor Berzins) Brantford’s newest landmark was vanda...
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Flu Season is on its way

With October fast approaching, Brantford and Laurier health centres are preparing for the flu season. “The flu lasts about 7-10 days, it potentially shuts a person down for a week or two,” said Richard Hes...
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Brantford Police catch robber

Last Wednesday, a man by the name of Matthew Clifford Marshall, 22, was arrested and charged with robbery involving a firearm on Sunday, September 15, 2013. Police found a modified .22 caliber rifle in his back...

Pythons found in Brantford motel

On Thursday, August 15, Brantford Police Services (BPS) arrived at an unnamed hotel on Colborne Street in Brantford to discover several plastic bins containing 40 distressed ball python snakes. The Brant County...

Comic culture: Beyond the mainstream

Photo by Caitlin Henshaw ‘The comic book world is a boys’ club.’ It’s the line I’ve heard said dozens of times before. It’s exclusive, misogynistic, and populated by pale, lonely men with an enc...
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X-Men, not X-Women

Art by Diane Sison They were the heroes of your childhood. The team of superheroes you could actually see yourself being a part of. They were the X-Men, a team of mutant men and women each born with a uniqu...
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Curiosity: to Mars and back

Art by Diane Sison Last year was a year of great achievements for the international space community. One of the most notable achievements was the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory, more commonly known ...