HASSA & FLASS host night under stars

On Fri. March 23, the Human and Social Sciences Association (HASSA) and the Faculty of Liberal Arts Student Society (FLASS) held their 3rd annual gala in Market Square. The gala was held from 6:30pm-10:30 pm an...

Naval veterans remember Korean War

On Tues. Feb. 6 and Wed. Feb 7, the History Students’ Association presented their 2018 People Make History Lecture series in which three naval veterans came to campus to discuss their experiences in the Korea...

New wage increase causes controversy

In May of 2017, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Ontario’s minimum wage would be increased to $15 an hour by 2019.  On Jan. 1, Ontario’s minimum wage was dramatically increased from $11.60 an...

Dreamers speak at Laurier Brantford

Recently, Laurier Brantford hosted two individuals from Mexico who had been deported from the US after being raised there as they were the children of illegal immigrants. Maggie Loredo and Sayra Hernandez a...

Public library construction

The Brantford public library, currently under construction, is undergoing many changes, both inside and out, to make it a more comfortable and accessible space for customers.    In 1992, the Brantford li...

A Hiroshima survivor story

As part of the People Make History lecture series, Hiroshima survivor and anti-nuclear weapons peace activist, Setsuko Thurlow visited Laurier this past week on Feb. 28 and March 1. Thurlow shared her experienc...

Sexual Assault support for Laurier

In September, a position was created at Laurier to provide support to students who have experienced sexual violence.  Sarah Scanlon is Laurier’s sexual support advocate and counsellor.  Scanlon is available...

Meet Laurier’s new president

Effective July 1, 2017, Dr. Deborah MacLatchy will take over the position of Laurier’s President and Vice-Chancellor. MacLatchy, an extinguished scientist with a great deal of senior administrative experience...