Concerts: Hit or miss

On January 23, the organizers of Snow Week held a concert for all Laurier students to come out and enjoy at Club Scorpio. Two bands – Mermaids Exist and Valley— performed. As a Snow Week executive, I ...

PiT makes sure that everyone counts

  Point-In-Time Counts, better known as PiT Counts, is an event that happens once a year to help the community determine the progress of homelessness and the efforts to help them in the area. This year ...
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Donation drive helps survivors

  Making an environment into a safe space for everyone is an important task for people to feel welcome and included. Whether that being at the store, at home, or even class, everyone should feel their p...

Extreme cold weather leads to Crisis

The weather has not been too kind to Canadians this winter season. With extreme cold weather alerts for temperatures reaching -23 degrees Celsius with wind chill, most people have been wanting to stay insi...

Christmas Basket Program dilemma

 The Christmas Basket Programs runs every year in Brantford since perhaps the 1930’s providing everyone the Christmas they deserve with food and toys. Run by the Brantford Food Bank and Salvation Army, this...

LSPIRG takes on Capitalism

Laurier Students’ Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) hosted their first part of an educational series called Resistance 101 talking about capitalism on Oct 25.   LSPIRG is a non-profit organization ...

Why we should all take back the night

The Sexual Assault Centre of Brantford hosted the Take Back the Night event on Sept 21 promoting women’s rights including a march for women, children, trans and non-binary individuals.   The event was...

No Fences, No Borders

As part of their Radical Orientation Week, the Laurier Student Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) hosted a presentation by No One is Illegal on September 12.   No One is Illegal is a social ju...

Laurier’s Annual Relay for Life event

The annual Relay for Life event by the Canadian Cancer Society was held from March 10 to 11. The event is a non-stop walkathon dedicated to raising awareness and money for cancer patients. “People walk aroun...

A wish granted

The Make a Wish Foundation is known for making dreams come true, and that is exactly what happened to Brantford resident Madison Bennett on March 8, who is currently planning her vacation to Disney. The surpr...

The sacred land of Market Square

In 2014 the settlement on the purchase of Market Square was approved and forwarded to Laurier Brantford for $5.8 million dollars. To this day, no renovations have occurred and the space still stands as it did b...

Aboriginal education week

From March 6 to March 10 both Laurier campuses will be hosting Aboriginal Education Week, welcoming everyone to learn more about First Nations culture and issues. According to Bonnie Whitlow, the Aboriginal st...