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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 open to students and the Brantford community, and included activities such as a drumming […]

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 justice organization that fights for the rights and freedom of people whose voices cannot be heard. […]

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 around the track, and the […]

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 surprise was presented to her […]

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 student coordinator for Laurier Brantford, Aboriginal Education Week […]

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 franchises run accordingly with […]

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 four years ago and this year it […]