The sacred land of Market Square

In 2014 the settlement on the purchase of Market Square was approved and forwarded to Laurier Brantford for $5.8 million dollars. To this day, no renovations have occurred and the space still stands as it did b...

Aboriginal education week

From March 6 to March 10 both Laurier campuses will be hosting Aboriginal Education Week, welcoming everyone to learn more about First Nations culture and issues.According to Bonnie Whitlow, the Aboriginal st...

The Positive Parenting Program

The Triple P Program, which is the Positive Parenting Program, is now available in Brantford.The program was originally created by Matt Sanders, who is a professor of clinical psychology from Australia....

Laurier Brantford project funding

The Sustainable Hawk Fund has been successfully running for two years at Laurier and will continue into the winter term of 2017. Any student, staff, or faculty member can take part in the project if they believ...

Clerks: Love Shop

Brantford’s downtown is home to a wide variety of shops and small businesses. These businesses define Brantford, but what defines the businesses? This is the inspiration behind “Clerks”; getting to know t...

Coming together at the One Love gala

On Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Student Centre’s multipurpose room, Laurier students hosted their third annual One Love event to acknowledge and celebrate their diversity.The event was hosted by Laurier Brantfor...

Clerks: The Crew

Brantford’s downtown is home to a wide variety of shops and small businesses. These businesses define Brantford, but what defines the businesses? This is the inspiration behind “Clerks”; getting to know t...

WLU Students’ Union elections ramp up

On Jan. 12, candidates for the 2017 Wilfrid Laurier Students’ Union (WLUSU) elections met in the Research and Academic Centre to inform voters about their respective platforms and answer questions regarding t...

Clerks: The Devil’s Bench

Brantford’s downtown is home to a wide variety of shops and small businesses. These businesses define Brantford, but what defines the businesses? This is the inspiration behind “Clerks”; getting to know t...

Brantford’s looming expansion

On Jan. 1, 2017, Brantford expanded its boundaries to include more industrial land. The city’s growth has been in mind for some time.“The City of Brantford is one of eight cities located outside of the Gr...

Why game design takes four years

It’s hard enough to avoid assumptions around an arts program in university. Many people don’t see the point in pursuing the arts as a lifelong career, especially when there’s the notion that workers in th...

Medicine making

Everyday products that we buy from grocery stores always have a cleaner and greener alternative. After sitting down with the medicine making class in Laurier’s Aboriginal Student House,  learned how to make ...

Clerks: Deep Water Tattoo

Brantford’s downtown is home to a wide variety of shops and small businesses. These businesses define Brantford, but what defines the businesses? This is the inspiration behind “Clerks”; getting to know t...

Brantford Remembers

Hundreds of people flocked to Harmony Square on a windy Remembrance Day to honour the men and women who died for our country.The ceremony began with a parade of veterans, current members of the military, an...

Meet Eddie, the PTSD support dog

Eddie is read for duty. Taylor Burt /The SputnikBrantford police has a new trauma dog to work with the staff of the police department and people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).“...