Category: Features

Photo by Will Huang

A Laurier love story

Editor-in-Chief Kate Turner reminisces with George and Cecilia Vasiloff, who met and fell in love at Wilfrid Laurier University almost 50 years ago

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First year from A-Z

A – Athletics Laurier’s teams are semi-decent when it comes to the field and rink. Women’s teams naturally dominate, with women’s soccer and hockey capturing OUA titles last year. Soccer, lacrosse, rugby and football play at the stadium, while basketball…

Feature - Heather Davidson

Hindered healing

When Benjamin Branscombe went to the University of British Columbia with his best friend Colin Rakusin in September 2009, he thought they would be roommates throughout their university career. He never imagined he would be burying his roommate a short…

Graphic from Joshua Awolade

My first summer job

No one ever forgets their first summer job. Whether it began in high school or later, that first taste of making your own earned money is a memorable experience. Remembering that first summer job can be cringe-worthy, as we remember…

Graphic by Lena Yang

Summer in the City

  For many Wilfrid Laurier University students, the end of April marked the end of the school year and the beginning of summer holidays. However, while a large portion of students move back home for the summer, there are students…

Feature - Lena Yang

This is your exam on drugs

Drinking excessive amounts of coffee or Red Bull. Splashing your face with cold water. Taking a power nap. Students pulling an all-nighter under the pressure of a deadline are well-versed in the techniques to rob your body of sleep. But…

(Photo by Ryan Hueglin)

Laurier’s first responders

It’s a crisp, clear morning on Wilfrid Laurier University’s campus. The low throb of music and the silly, drunken laughter of students carry out from the residences onto the sidewalk, just giving a hint of the debauchery that will soon…