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LB extramural team concludes the season

Laurier Brantford’s extramural volleyball team concluded their season with a tournament at Centennial last Friday. Results weren’t exactly what the team wanted, but team captain Joel Schellenberger was happy with the performance. “For sure our best tournament of the year,” […]

Sheltering Brantford

The polar vortex and ice storms 2019 has been throwing at Brantford have been hard enough for everyone in the city. It makes some wonder what people do when they can’t afford a roof over their head.   Affordable housing is the […]

“The Social Shift” screens at Laurier

Laurier Brantford held a screening of the new documentary, The Social Shift, in S.C. Johnson on Thursday.  The documentary follows two sisters and their two friends as they journey across Canada to interview and promote businesses that are about more than making lots of […]

Laurier’s first multi-campus athlete

Sports have always been a large part of Nick Careri’s life and he wasn’t going to let his athletic career slow down when he came to university. No other Laurier athlete has ever competed on a varsity team on each campus.  The […]

McDowell seals the win in Alumni Hockey Game

Spencer McDowell led Laurier Brantford’s extramural hockey team to an exciting overtime victory in the third annual alumni hockey game at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre.  Spencer Hartman’s two goals and one assist helped the extramural team hold a solid lead throughout the game, […]

Athletes come together for Pink Strong

Pink Strong was Laurier Brantford’s recent fundraising event that raised money for cancer research.   The event started with Balls for Breasts: a game of 3-on-3 basketball on Nov. 20. Pink Strong continued all week: Wednesday was the Movemeber Madness first annual charity […]

Students should be able to pick due dates

I don’t know about the other students around here, but November has absolutely pummelled me into its cold, snowy ground. I would have fought back, but the month pulled out its deadliest weapons: assignments, assignments and more assignments. I didn’t, and still don’t, […]

Canada secures spot at 2019 World Cup

Canada’s national women’s soccer team secured their spot in the 2019 FIFA World Cup with a 7-0 win over Panama on Sunday at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX.   Canada got their important win in the semi-final match of the CONCACAF, which is the qualifying tournament for teams […]

A quarter life crisis hangs over us all

Maybe it was when you spontaneously bought a dog in second year. Perhaps it was when you changed your major for the fifth time. It could’ve been when you tried out for the varsity cross-country team even though you hated running. I don’t know . . . at some […]

Courage win 2018 NWSL championship

North Carolina Courage beat the defending champions, Portland Thorns FC, in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) final last Saturday.   The 3-0 victory led the Courage to being the first NWSL team to win both the championship title and the NWSL shield in […]

The Thorns are headed back to the finals

The defending National Women’s Soccer League champions, the Portland Thorns, are headed back to the league final for the third time in franchise history.   The Thorns, who had the league’s second-best regular season record, won Saturday’s semi-final game with a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Reign (who finished the regular […]

New YMCA hires Pat Kitchen as manager

Laurier Brantford and the YMCA have appointed Pat Kitchen as general manager for the new athletics facility that will be opening in Brantford this September.  Kitchen is currently associate director of Athletics and Recreation at Laurier Waterloo.  Up until joining […]

MSOCC debut of the season

Laurier Brantford men’s varsity soccer played for the first time this school year on Saturday.   The Golden Hawks competed in a tournament hosted by Centennial College at the Pickering Soccer Centre. Six fellow Ontario Collegiate Athletics Association (OCAA) teams participated in the event.   […]

Women’s hockey team makes semis

The Laurier Brantford women’s extramural hockey team made it to the semi finals in their tournament Thursday.  After winning their first three games, the Golden Hawks lost 2-1 to the Fanshawe Falcons in the semi-final game.  The tournament took place in Orillia and was hosted by […]