Arts & Culture

The best uses of music in television

Photo Contribution by Serena Anagbe There have been some pivotal moments in fictional television that have struck the cultural zeitgeist in significant and unexpected ways. Ross and Rachel’s first kiss, the Game of Thrones finale, the candy factory episode of […]

How AI impacts art

Photo Contribution by Jeremy Vyn From language patterns to 3D protein structure remodelling, artificial intelligence has made some significant strides in the past few years. One stride that has been the source of major debate as of late is the […]

Winter’s a Drag returns

Photo Contribution by Ayse Aras This year’s lively Winter’s a Drag show was hosted at Brantford’s Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts once again on Jan. 24.   Vision Drag artists performed live for Wilfrid Laurier University students and others from […]

LB students’ goals for 2023

Photo Contribution by Serena Anagbe The new year can be a great time for self-reflection and goal setting. Every January, that fresh first page of the calendar year inspires all kinds of resolutions and personal commitments. But when, for most […]

2022: Year in film

Photo Contribution by Jeremy Vyn As we bid so long, farewell to 2022, it’s always fun to look back at the artistic heights reached by countless talents who gave their all to their devoted projects. I’d like to zone in […]

TH&B Bridge public art project

Local artists of all ages, skill-sets and backgrounds spent the last two months painting the panels of the TH&B pedestrian bridge crossing the Grand River just west of campus.   The City of Brantford launched the public art project and sent […]

WCC’s Artfest

This past Saturday, Nov. 26, the Woodland Cultural Centre (WCC) hosted its first Winter Artfest. A delightful (and free!) celebration of Indigenous artistry, complete with tasty food and tons of incredible items for sale, such as beadwork and handmade jewellery.   […]

Brantford author releases new book

Ukrainian-Canadian historical fiction author Marsha Skrypuch launched her 25th novel, Winter Kill, at the Brantford Public Library on Nov. 24.   Winter Kill is a historical fiction novel that takes place in Ukraine in the 1930s during the famine genocide. This […]

Behind the Scenes at The Sputnik

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY SARA SHEIKH / SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY The Sputnik team has always enjoyed challenging and engaging with the Laurier community in publishing student-oriented and student-run content. Many of our volunteers typically take the position of an interviewer rather than […]

Singer Spotlight: Nkelle Wright

Nkelle Wright

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY NKELLE WRIGHT Nkelle Wright is a fourth-year criminology student and an executive of Laurier Brantford’s Black Student Collective. Wright wants to be a detective and plans to start as a police officer, eventually hoping to land a […]