Brantford and Nutella: A love story

Nutella has provided Brantford with a large number of jobs. Photo by Marissa WhiteBy Davis Vallesi, Dillon Giancola,  Orlaith McDonoghTo celebrate World Nutella Day, an annual event since 2007, Ferrer...

The Path to Presidency

Josh Adesina & Melissa Weaver Editors Note: Dave Patterson dropped out of the WLUSU presidential campaign on Monday, February 2, 2015. Frank CirinnaPhoto courtesy of Will HuangLaurier is my...
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WLUSP Board of Directors

Josh Adesina & Melissa Weaver Abdiasis Issa Over the past year I have the distinct honour and privilege of serving WLUSP as a member of the board and as vice-chair. My experience with WLUSP has been nothi...

WLUSP Presidential Candidates

Josh Adesina & Melissa Weaver Emily Crump In the past year and a half, I have had many opportunities thanks to WLUSP. I have worked with Radio Laurier as a DJ, a street team member, a manager and now prog...

Board of Directors – Acclaimed

Josh Adesina & Melissa WeaverPhotos courtesy of Will Huang Colin Aitchison Over the past year, I have served as Vice Chair of the Board for your Students’ Union. This is my second term on the board,...

Board of Directors Unacclaimed

Josh Adesina & Melissa Weaver Ryley Fletcher My name is Ryley Fletcher and I am in second year Concurrent Education at Laurier’s Brantford campus. I am currently seeking election for the Wilfrid Laurier...

2014 OUSA Plenary

The Sputnik is streaming the 2014 OUSA AGM hosted at the Turret at WLU Waterloo.Live streaming video by Ustream...
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WLUSU campaign platforms

All photos courtesy of Ryan Hueglin, except Nick DeSumma by Cody Hoffman and Melody Parton by Layla Bozich. President Chandler Jolliffe My goal as President and CEO of the Laurier Student’s Union is to f...

WLUSP campaign platforms

President Dani Saad In the past year, I have built relationships with people I work with at The Cord and in other departments. As an editor, I have learned how hard volunteers work to produce quality work and...
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Hitting the weights!

With final exams just around the corner, summer is getting even closer! Right now is the perfect time to begin an exercise plan and get a head start on your beach body.  Whether you’re a guy or a girl, weigh...
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Bylaw to prevent smoking at bus terminal

A new bylaw that will prevent people from smoking at the Brantford Transit Terminal will be put in effect soon.Brantford City Council met on Monday night to discuss issues surrounding improving Brantford. ...
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Does UFC have a division for Fallon Fox?

The introduction of women’s UFC to television is not only a dream come true for male audiences, but a chance for females to show they can keep up with the boys in tackling mixed martial arts (MMA). The Ultima...
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Exercise 101

Once you have your eating habits in check you can begin an exercise routine. Cardiovascular exercise and weight training are both crucial parts to losing weight and shaping up. Not only will regular exercise ch...
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A&E Corner: Addicted to sitcoms

The Sputnik A&E staff shares their favourite sitcoms, from sci-fi to series. Fringe - Amber RichardsonThis week I want to highlight a very unlikely TV show for me, Fringe. I’m not usually into sci-f...
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Saying goodbye to racetrack slots

Photo by Alyssa MolfettaFor years the sport of horseracing and the allure of trackside casinos have collaborated to establish a flourishing and profitable industry in Ontario. A decade ago the industry gre...
The trouble with

The trouble with…

The Sputnik's Opinion staff examines flaws in film, from "true life stories" to time travel.Art by Diane Sison ...a time travel paradox By Caitlin HenshawIn the world of fiction anything goes, but in...