Koyal Vyas

Hi, I’m Koyal and I'm a 3rd Year Digital Media and Journalism student who is in a news writer role at The Sputnik. In my spare time I love to knit, watch Harry Potter and cooking some new recipes. I love writing news and feature pieces that highlight exceptional individuals in the Laurier community. I think that news media is important because the community needs to stay informed on what is going on at all times.

Invest rather than Fast Fashion

Shirts on hangers on a rack.

Fashion and the shopping that comes with it are both huge interests of mine. To the regret of my friends and family, I would rather spend hours walking around the mall with a Starbucks in my hand than doing anything […]

Fall 2021 Covid Update

PHOTO BY SARA SHEIKH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   For the past year, Laurier Golden Hawks have been struggling to enjoy their university experience under the cloud of COVID-19.    With classes and extracurriculars being online, the Brantford campus has […]

What Laurier thinks about feminism

Feminism is known as the second most hated “F” word in the English language, simply because people do not understand its true meaning.  Merriam-Webster defines feminism as “the theory of political, economic and social equality of the sexes”. However, according to an article on […]

Hurricane Hannah always first place

Sprint cars: or in other words, go-karts on steroids; these high-powered race cars are designed primarily for the purpose of running on short oval or circular dirt or paved tracks and can be heard even before stepping onto the racetrack.   Sprint cars […]

A home far, far away

Imagine stepping off a plane into a brand new place. Within minutes you realize how different it is from your home country; the weather is not the same as home and you start to miss the warm breeze you’ve grown up with; the […]