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Healthy Lifestyles: Safe Drinking

On Sept. 28, Laurier's Students Union hosted the Healthy Lifestyles Safe Drinking event in the Expositor Place Residence basement. The night consisted of activities such as beer goggles, tipsy twister and an in...

What’s the deal with addiction?

Psychology of Addiction. By Rebecca Duce. When we think of the word addiction, our thoughts go to all sorts of different places. Some people think of loved one’s that struggle with substance abuse, others...

Fire in GRH building; no one injured

Grand River Hall Residence. By Oren Weiner. For the second time since the October fire safety session, Laurier Brantford has experienced another fire incident, this time in Grand River Hall. Special constab...

Celebrity fad diets

I’m supposed to eat what? Rebecca Duce. New Year, new you … right? You’ve probably been mulling over potential resolutions since mid-Christmas dinner, when that darling food baby swelled in your stoma...

Don’t lose sight of happiness

Through all the stress of upcoming finals and exams, first year Laurier student Hannah Brunsdon takes the time to enjoy pure happiness. She has turned the way she looks at life completely around. Brunsdon was p...

Rising from rock bottom

On the road to recovery. Christina Manocchio There are countless stories of people from Brantford suffering because of the city’s economy. Thousands of people lost their jobs almost overnight and the city...
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Flu Season is on its way

With October fast approaching, Brantford and Laurier health centres are preparing for the flu season. “The flu lasts about 7-10 days, it potentially shuts a person down for a week or two,” said Richard Hes...
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Hitting the weights!

With final exams just around the corner, summer is getting even closer! Right now is the perfect time to begin an exercise plan and get a head start on your beach body.  Whether you’re a guy or a girl, weigh...
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The truth about vitamins

Vitamins turn urine yellow but play a very important role in helping one’s body maintain optimal health. While it is difficult to eat well in our fast paced world of processed food, vitamins help people gain ...
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To opt out, or not to opt out

In the past few years almost 50 per cent of the Laurier student population has opted out of the health and dental plan. For many who already had health and dental benefits, 200 dollars in their pocket was the o...