A case for community gardens

Serena Anagbe / Photo EditorA bed of flowers. Actions are influenced by the actor’s environment. The social composition of resources, the community ties they have, what opportunities will be present in the future. All these factors, as well as many…

Categories: Opinion

Rebel with a cause

Serena Anagbe / Photo EditorAn anarchist “A” Conservatism can best be characterized as a socio-political ideology rooted in the belief that existing power dynamics should stay the same, with the Cambridge English Dictionary defining the ideology as “the quality of…

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Building Brantford better 

Olga Steblyk / Sputnik PhotographyHistorical map of Brantford. A common denominator of any interaction I have had with any student on the Brantford campus is that the negative aspects of the city are always brought up. While some such concerns,…

Categories: Features, Opinion

Why the superhero matters

Olga Steblyk / Sputnik Photography A society can be defined by how it shares stories of greatness, bravery and heroism. The stories we choose to champion as examples to aspire to, as a standard to live up to. These stories…

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Spending the break in Brantford

Olga Steblyk / Sputnik PhotographyHarmony Square before the snow. As our dreaded exam season draws ever closer, so too does its conclusion. Many of us will go home to our families over the break back in our hometowns for some…

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The war on drugs

Contributed Photo / UnsplashRecreation of narcotic substances. Before 1908, all narcotics were legal within Canada. In fact, at the dawn of the 20th century, many Canadians had become dependent on opiates to function and carry on with their day-to-day operations.…

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Animus of the affluent

Olga Steblyk / Sputnik Photography Financial crisis after financial crisis, all we are told by the nation’s lead finance bros is that everything is on the up and up. I’m old enough to remember the 2008, “once-in-a-lifetime” financial crisis which…

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A better tomorrow

Serena Anagbe / Photo EditorStudents’ Union. When you stare down the barrel of the gun that is the climate crisis, it’s easy to fall into despair. Rampant wildfires. Devastating hurricanes. Air filled with so much smog that children and the…

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The Milton mistake

Karen Savoy / Sputnik Photography Construction on the Milton campus. It may be news to some that Wilfrid Laurier University is opening a campus location in Milton. This campus has been designed to be a STEAM campus, which is to…

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An argument for Brantford

Serena Anagbe / Photo Editor The Research and Academic Centre East. At some point in your time at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford, you’ve probably heard some sort of comment about the quality of our campus. Such comments may range…

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