O-Week in review

New people, exciting activities, and some less than sober fun are just some of the many ingredients that go into making a kick-ass O-Week experience. For Laurier Brantford students enjoying their first week ...

Q & A with Down With Webster

ME: How does it feel coming to a school and playing for students? Cam: Well it’s amazing I remember going to school. I went to Mac for a year, and I remember going to watch bands play and being like that...

Hockeyfest: class action lawsuit

  Photo by Olivia Rutt The annual Hockeyfest’s event organization is suing the Grand River Conservation Authority for $12 million following last May’s alleged breach of contract after the GRCA c...

Chavril

By Carla Egesi "That awkward moment when 'sk8ter Boi' stops being a cautionary tale about not juding a book by its cover and starts being about a girl with permanent beer goggles" ...

The useless UN

Photo Credit: Agencia Brasil, Wikimedia Over a year and a half has passed since the day the cradle of civilization was rocked once again with violence, when soldiers of the Bashar Al-Assad regime fired on K...
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A city of history

Just outside the city limits, on a spot overlooking the Grand River, Alexander Graham Bell conceived the idea of a “speaking telegraph” in 1874. Over a century later, the world has marvelled at, and been tr...
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Laurier Brantford Extramural Results

- Kyle Denton, Sports editor 2011-2012 was a groundbreaking year for Laurier Brantford. With nine different teams participating in extramural sports, the future looks bright for Laurier Brantford athletics. He...
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Extramural MVPs at Laurier

- Craig Hagerman, staff Extramural Female Athlete of the Year It was a very good year for the Laurier Brantford’s women’s hockey team. The team had a shot at two championships, losing in the semi-finals in ...
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A Sea of Unreasonability

- Leisha Senko, staff It’s often been said that the erosion of democracy is a subtle, creeping process, one ignored by the average person or veiled by those in charge. After a largely muted response to the C...
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Canadian youth struggle to find jobs

- Priscilla Popp, staff Canada’s unemployment rate for February was released this month and revealed information on Canada’s economy. According to Statistics Canada, Canada’s unemployment rate went down...
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Top 5 Movies to see this summer

- Venetia Bodanis, staff With exams just around the corner it may be difficult to think of a life beyond school, so here are some upcoming movie releases that you can look forward to. This summer take a break ...
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St. Leo School takes the stage

- Layla Bozich, staff All eyes and ears were on St. Leo Catholic Elementary School last Thursday night as they celebrated with music and fashion during the Sounds of Music fundraiser for St. Vincent de Paul So...
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My last night out in Brantford…

I’ve thrown up three times already. I don’t fully understand what’s even happening. I see two figures in front of me stumbling around- my roommates are as drunk as I am. Seven shots of tequila down, I can...
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Is the UFC Overextending Themselves?

- Kyle Denton, Sports Editor Over the past few years, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has quickly become extremely popular, a sport that some argue has become more popular than boxing. It has taken mi...