The Sputnik

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 here on campus, O-Week is a great […]

Hockeyfest: class action lawsuit

  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 cancelled the music festival six days before it was scheduled to occur. With music […]

The useless UN

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 Kurdish protesters in an action that would begin a civil […]

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 transformed by, the telephone. Who […]

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 their first two tournaments, […]

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 Conservative’s recently passed […]