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A&E Corner

Warm Bodies - Amber Richardson Warm Bodies is a new release, and I suggest catching it in theaters while it’s still out. While the whole zombie thing is a little…ok, a lot…overplayed, this was a lovel...
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Health and Fitness: Summer slim-down

Art by Diane Sison It’s hard to imagine sun and sand while winter is in full effect, but right now is the perfect time to start getting in shape. Here are five tips to ensure you look and feel fantastic t...
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MLS troubles put students in limbo

MyLearningSpace (MLS), the online learning system at Wilfrid Laurier University that houses the majority of the institution’s courses, lecture notes, assignment guidelines and assignment submission boxes expe...
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On my plate: Burrito Brothers

Reviewing the mouth-watering, the memorable and the mistakes of on-campus dining.   I, Nom Chompsky, have a new favourite restaurant in Downtown Brantford. Establishment: Burrito Brothers, located...
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WLUSU campaign period begins

Photos by Nick Lachance and Kate Turner, the Cord Voting begins February 4, 2013 at 8 am and runs until 8 pm the following day. Online voting will be offered.  Check out www.thesputnik.ca for updat...
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On my plate

Reviewing the mouth watering, the memorable and the mistakes of on-campus dining. Establishment: The Pantry Café, once a hidden-away feature of Brantford’s courthouse has revamped its service and clientel...

Learning to love Brantford

It may sound trivial, but when I was first touring Laurier Brantford, the one thing that really sold me on living here was Victoria Park. I came in the springtime when it was full of blooming flowers, rustic ...
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Laurier library in the works

The partnership between Laurier Brantford and the Brantford Public Library was established in 1999. Since then, the public library has held a total of 10,000 textbooks and catalogues, and offered computers and ...
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The Mouthpiece: Rental nightmares

The scary thing about renting an apartment is that it doesn't seem like a big deal, until it is. I, and many of my university friends, have learned this the hard way. As naive, gullible, and easily excited youn...
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Slaying the frosh 15

The threat of the “Frosh 15” begins to loom over the heads of first year university students from the time we start applying to schools. This phenomenon refers to the tendency of university students to gain...

Health and Fitness

Have you ever thought about getting in shape, becoming more athletic, or simply wanted to eat healthier, but you have no idea where to start?  I’m here to help. For every issue of The Sputnik here on out, I...

Why hazing is for losers

Most student athletes responsible for hazing would tell you they were just having fun, or that it wasn't serious. Although this may be true in some cases, it certainly isn't in all. That's why it’s worth exam...
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YOBO – You Only Brantford Once

- Now that I’m entering my final year here at Laurier Brantford, I am fraught with the debilitating anxiety brought on by the fact that I am slowly, reluctantly, coming to terms with the fact that not only...