Your New Editor: Serena Austin

Hey, Golden Hawks! My name is Serena Austin, I’ve just completed my third year here at Laurier Brantford, and I will be The Sputnik’s Editor-in-Chief for the 2022/23 school year. From my very first campus tour, I knew Laurier Brantford […]

Soup Challenge Raises Money for Homeless Youth

a bowl of soup on a table

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY JEREMY VYN / SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY Get your taste buds ready for St. Leonard’s Community Services’ 17th Annual Soup Challenge.   Each year, restaurants and organizations across Brantford go head-to-head in a battle of the soups.    The […]

A Night Under the Stars

Guests seated at round tables in the gala

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY MOLLY SIMPSON / SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY FLASS/HASSA welcome you to a night under the stars on March 25 for a mask-querade ball.    On a dreamy Friday, Laurier students from the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Human and […]

Skate Party at the Square

Closeup of skates on ice

PHOTO BY Weston MacKinnon / Unsplash Every Friday in February from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the City of Brantford held a free Skate Party event at the heart of the city’s downtown, Harmony Square–located on 89 Dalhousie Street.    The […]


Blood splatter over a photo of the RCE building

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY SARA SHEIKH / SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY Hold on to your magnifying glass, light your pipe and put on your thinking cap to solve the  murder mystery at Laurier Brantford.   The Faculty of Liberal Arts Student Society (FLASS) along […]

Where are the COVID-19 Tests?

The contents of a COVID-19 rapid test

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY SERENA ANAGBE / SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY In the midst of the fifth wave of the pandemic, COVID-19 testing feels impossible to find.   Pharmacies and other locations across the province have been struggling to receive and administer both […]