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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 […]

They fought together, we honour apart

PHOTO BY MICHAEL PIRILLO / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   Flashes of red poppies and chimes of “lest we forget” circle the air at the beginning of November for the  heroes who served.  The Brantford community shows their respect for those […]

Are students driving the second wave?

PHOTO BY TEJAS SINGH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   On Sept. 28, the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, declared that Ontario had officially entered the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.   On Oct. 13, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus […]

Cheer for Fear, for Halloween is Here!

PHOTO BY ALLIE LEASK / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   Hearing a witches’ cackle, the low moan of a ghost, and the rustle of trees can only mean one thing;  Halloween is right around the corner.   Haunted houses, corn mazes, candy […]

Laurier Life in a New Landscape

PHOTO BY SARA SHEIKH / THE SPUTNIK PHOTOGRAPHY   For the first time, Wilfrid Laurier University students are completing their year in a mainly remote environment. With classes, school services and extracurriculars shifting to online delivery, students are looking at […]