Arts & Culture

Annual chili cook-off returns to Brantford

The Chili Willy Cook-Off happening in Harmony Square on Feb 24 has had many residents and contenders looking forward to the event since it was first announced. With the weather going to the extremes and even facing a polar vortex, there isn’t anything better for Brantford locals […]

The War on Stupid comes to Brantford

Imagine yourself sitting on the couch: It’s late at night sometime in the 90s to early 2000s, and you’re scrolling through channels trying to find something entertaining to watch – something that’ll really make you laugh. There are unlimited TV shows and channels that are true to what they say they are. […]

“Legally Blonde” on the stage

“Omigod, you guys!”, Laurier Brantford Musical Society brings the infamous Elle Woods and cohort to the stage in Legally Blonde the musical.     On Friday, January 25, the Laurier Brantford Musical Society – a new club on campus — put on its first production of the hit Broadway […]

Are you really being safe?

Safe sex is an important topic, no matter the arrangements of the sexual relationship. In order to acknowledge this fact, this Valentine’s Day, the Laurier Brantford’s Women’s Centre put on a workshop run by a representative from the Stag Shop […]

Should you give love a try?

What is love? Every person has their own meaning attached to their view of love. Depending on their past experiences, it can be either positive or negative. But this can change as a person grows and as they develop new experiences […]

Concerts: Hit or miss

On January 23, the organizers of Snow Week held a concert for all Laurier students to come out and enjoy at Club Scorpio. Two bands – Mermaids Exist and Valley— performed. As a Snow Week executive, I had the opportunity to go to attend the concert and see if students […]

Glenhyrst Art Gallery hosts drag show

Drag culture has grown tremendously throughout the years. More people are now knowledgeable about the culture and even attend live shows. A huge factor in this has been the popularity of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. People who weren’t a part of drag culture are now able to […]

Christmas cheers and blues

As this fall semester comes to a close and most students gear up to go home for the holidays, many students begin to feel a disconnect from their families. This can lead to a fall in mental health, resulting in more stress […]

Favourite games of 2018

Everyone knows someone who games. Whether it’s you, a friend or a roommate, gaming permeates all our lives in one way or another. According to the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, a little less than 60 per cent of all Canadians play […]

Exlcusive Living with Lions interview

The 12th annual Blackout Fest in Brantford ran October 12th and 13th, and welcomed many alternative, punk, and rock bands including Dead Tired; Lawless Sons; Seaway; Such Gold; The Good Depression; This is a Crisis Zero Fire; We Were Sharks and more. Another band attending the […]