A cry-er for attention

Where would a farmer, a town crier, and the poster boy for colon cancer awareness meet? Sounds like the beginning of some corny joke but I actually got a legitimate answer for you. Meet Larry Davis, a man from ...

From ‘un-adoptable’ to adopted

When you think of adoption what do you picture? Maybe a loving smiling family with two parents and a child.Today adoption and fostering in Canada has been opened to include the many different definitions of f...

The evolution of sexting

Do you remember the days you would sign on to MSN and wait for your boo to sign on? That little light would switch from red to green and you would open up that chat and engage in a little late night flirting....

Privacy settings on high

Anyone who is an expert in the field of technology would tell you that a strong password consists of lower cases, upper cases, numbers, and characters, It isn’t associated with an aspect of your life and you ...

Colour me blind? I think not

The doll experiment has been resurrected repeatedly for over the past 80 years.For those of you not familiar with the doll experiment, here’s a quick run-through. In the 1940s, Kenneth and Mamie Clark – A...

“My costume is not consent”

With Halloween right around the corner, many students will be dressing up as their favourite characters this year. To paraphrase Cady from Mean Girls, Halloween is the one time of year where a person can be as ...

Golden Hawks Around the Globe

Almost every person has a list of countries they want to travel to on their bucket list. traveling is more than just a chance to get some much needed R and R. It’s a chance to experience other cultures and fo...

What’s your thing?

Meet Aaya El Zein, the photography artistEl Zein has been labelled a Muslim, the Hijabi woman, and an artist. All of these titles have applied to El Zein at one point or another throughout her journey with ...

The student body as a canvas

 One reason people have been engaging in tattoos for centuries is because they are seen as a work of art. The human body becomes a canvas and portrays artwork through stories and meanings, reaching out...

LaurierUniSnaps: the naked university

If you’re an avid Snapchat user like many of the other students here at Laurier, you might have come across a particular handle: LaurierUniSnaps. The new anonymous account has gained a following by sharing S...

What’s your thing?

Meet Ashley Vandermaarl, the farmer girl.Between school, work, a social life and sleep, it’s hard for students to find that balance without wanting to rip out their hair. But somehow, Vandermaarl manages ...

Exploring the spectrum of sexuality

When joining Tinder you never really know what to expect. I’ve read about complete horror stories: people who can’t take no for an answer, stories regarding sexism and harassment. I didn’t know what my ex...

A home away from home

Before she even opens the door I can smell the scent of cooking wafting through the hallways. It tickles my nose and makes my stomach grumble. Set on the table before me is a four course meal and behind me two ...