Laurier welcomes TEDx to Brantford

TEDx is coming to Brantford. A group of talented and dedicated Laurier students are working to bring inspiring ideas to the Laurier and Brantford community by starting the TEDxWLUBrantford initiative.  B...

Black Lives Matter hosts breakfast

 On Sept 15, the Laurier Brantford Diversity and Equity office (DEO) and the Laurier Students’ Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) held a Black Lives Matter Breakfast in the west wing of the Re...

Laurier International Film Guild

 On Sept 19th, at 4 p.m., the Research and Academic Centre was filled with students who were interested in the idea of sharing their stories and experiences through film.   The opportunity to do...

Limelight on violence against women

Wilfrid Laurier University student, Halina (Lin) Haag, is the recipient of the 2017-2018 Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award for her developmental research in the area of traumatic brain injury caused by ...

Successful 44th Villages festival

From July 5 to July 8, the city of Brantford celebrated its forty-fourth annual International Villages Cultural Festival.The four-day festival treated the citizens of Brantford to a variety of food, dri...

Laurier Brantford mourns beloved prof

On Feb. 5, 2017, Dr. Patricia O’Reilly, passed away due to pancreatic cancer. Dr. O’Reilly was an Assistant Professor teaching for the department of criminology and law and society at Laurier Brantford. ...

New year, new me!

“New year, new me” is a mantra adopted by many people during the month of January. It’s a clean slate full of potential. You can do anything you want, right?This is where New Year’s resolutions - pr...

My body, my rights

On Nov. 15, the Amnesty club at Laurier showcased the My Body, My Rights photo gallery on campus.The My Body, My Rights is a global campaign was started by Amnesty International and it focuses on fighting the...

Yes, the Yes Men are in Laurier Brantford

Laurier Brantford has found itself in some hot water for this year’s choice for the new activist-in-residence.The activist-in-residence program, which was launched last year, focuses on social justice is...

Congratulations Laurier Graduates!

June 7 and June 8 marked a special day for many golden hawks – it was time for the 2016 graduation ceremony.Graduation took place at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, where hundreds of students ...

Brantford’s Annual Pride Week

The raising of a rainbow colored flag at city hall marked the kickoff of Brantford’s sixth annual Pride Week.The yearly event is hosted by Brantford PRIDE, a non-profit organization that is composed of co...

New grocery store set to open

On March 17, the residents of Brantford will have a new space to buy fresh food, Farm Boy is coming to town.The store, which will be located on King George Road, promises to be a one-of-kind experience. Far...

Discussing public hook-ups

Hook up culture on university campuses is seemingly more prominent than ever. While every student has their own definition of what a hook up looks like, there seems to be an agreement that casual sexual encount...

Fashion for freedom

Laurier Brantford Debuts Fashion for Freedom On Friday Jan. 15, Laurier Brantford hosted its first ever fashion and dance show. Fashion for Freedom was presented to a sold out audience at the Bran...

Finding hope amidst the refugee crisis

Laurier Brantford hosted its very first mock refugee camp on Nov. 17. The idea for this event originated from the World University Service of Canada (WUSC). WUSC is an Ottawa-based non-profit organization that ...

Orphan 32 – The Child Refugee

Thanh Campbell was born during the Vietnam War in the year of 1973, and he was one of 57 orphan children that were airlifted out of the country for a new life in Canada. On Nov. 6, a bright eyed and contagiousl...