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@WLUchangeisdue retaliates against racism

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   Group for equity WLUchangeisdue challenges Wilfrid Laurier University in a battle against racism.    Students, staff, faculty and citizens of the Kitchener-Waterloo area of multiple different backgrounds band together to fight Laurier University […]

Fall 2021 Covid Update

PHOTO BY SARA SHEIKH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   For the past year, Laurier Golden Hawks have been struggling to enjoy their university experience under the cloud of COVID-19.    With classes and extracurriculars being online, the Brantford campus has […]

OUSA advocates for sexual violence prevention

GRAPHIC BY SARA SHEIKH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   Sexual Violence is something that occurs frequently on university campuses across Ontario, and across Canada.    Unfortunately, most victims are not comfortable speaking up or are not advocated for because of […]

“Cross my heart”

GRAPHIC BY NATASHA O’NEILL   “Cross my heart,” Walter Gretzky would always say.   A man of bravery, resilience and humility, the most kind hearted, well known and adored individual.     As a local hero and a man who defines […]

Pegah Jamalof wins SU Presidential election

PHOTO BY SARA SHEIKH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   Laurier welcomes Pegah Jamalof into her role as the newly elected Students’ Union president and CEO.    The results of the presidential race–released for the first time virtually–rolled in on Jan. […]

Students hunt for summer employment

PHOTO BY SARA SHEIKH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   March 2020, the economy took a tumble due to the COVID-19 pandemic and left many people out of work and relying on financial support from the government.  As the pandemic progressed, […]

Food4Kids auction goes remote

PHOTO BY MICHAEL PIRILLO / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   Going once, going twice, sold to the holly jolliest bidder of the holiday Food4Kids auction.     As the holiday season draws near, Brant-Haldimand Food4Kids, a charity that began in 2017, has […]

Changes to academic support during COVID-19

PHOTO BY SARA SHEIKH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   Laurier’s remote services continue to introduce new changes and updates for students seeking academic support as the close to the semester quickly approaches.    Academic support services have adapted to provide […]