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...

Laurier Brantford project funding

The Sustainable Hawk Fund has been successfully running for two years at Laurier and will continue into the winter term of 2017. Any student, staff, or faculty member can take part in the project if they believ...

WLUSP elections – Open Forum

The 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications (WLUSP) elections are well under way with a public forum that took place on the Brantford Campus on Jan. 12.The forum started at 10 a.m. with two can...

You can get a degree in what?

Two new programs have recently received approval  at Laurier’s Brantford Campus: User Experience Design (UX), and Work and Employment, both which will be starting in fall 2017.The UX program was approved...

Where did the water bottles go?

In 2014, Laurier imposed a ban on disposable plastic water bottles, a ban that many students are still unfamiliar with. It was introduced to reduce the amount of waste created by students.Since the ban, many ...

Brantford Busker fest

Juggling, clowns, and aerial acts can be a magical experience, even for adults. The fourth annual Buskers Festival is coming to Brantford on Sept. 24 and 25. Buskers Festival in Brantford was established fou...