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A look inside the Writer in Residence Week

This past week marked the closing of the fourth annual Wilfrid Laurier University Writer In Residence week, with special guest Elizabeth Hay. The Visiting Writer Program began 4 years ago when Laurier hosted author Lawrence Hill and the program has…

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Fish, get into it!

You can read Anna’s recipe on her blog here.   As most of you probably know, fish is a very healthy meat, we all hear that it is full of omega 3 fatty acids blah blah blah. What does that even…

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Laurier history: honourary degrees

Did You Know? Did you know that there are many prominent figures in Canadian history who have received an honorary degree from Wilfrid Laurier University? Well, in case you didn’t, here’s a list of a few of the people who…

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Living with anxiety: self-help

Dealing with any sort of anxiety sucks, doesn’t it? You feel your heart beat faster, you get panic attacks, day-to-day activities are a challenge, you have a hard time talking to people and you always feel like there’s no one…

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In review: “I, Frankenstein”

I, Frankenstein, directed by Stuart Beattie tells the story of Frankenstein’s monster’s identity struggle and a scientific endeavour to reanimate the dead and a centuries old struggle between gargoyles and demons. All in all, the film is a veritable hodgepodge…

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2014 Winter Olympics: Opening Ceremonies

Russia had a lot of obstacles to overcome leading into the Sochi 2014 Winter Games — human rights violations, anti-gay sentiments, suspicions of corruption, terrorist threats, the poorly constructed/unfinished conditions in the hotels and the most expensive games to date…

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2014 Winter Olympics: Sisters sit on top of the world

Imagine this — standing on top of an Olympic podium beside your sibling. That’s just what Montreal’s Justine Dufour-Lapointe experienced Saturday as she stood beside her sister, Chloe. Justine captured Canada’s first gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a…

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2014 Winter Olympics: Slopestyle brings Canada first medal

The men’s slopestyle held their semifinals and finals today, starting at 12:30 a.m. and 3:45 a.m. respectively. Canada already showed a lot of promise going into the event, with four competitors showcasing their skills and all of them qualifying. After…