Project SOIL gives purpose to unused land

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Shared Opportunities on Institutional Lands, also known as Project SOIL, is a study that explores on-campus production of food at public and educational institutions. Created in 2013 by Philip Mount, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of geography and environmental…

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LORIS registration ‘fairly smooth’

Wilfrid Laurier University’s new time ticket method for course registration had its first run-through this year, and created multiple reactions. According to Ken Boyd, director of information and communication technologies services at Laurier, registration overall this year was a fairly…

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Full-time faculty, university begin contract negotiations

The Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association and the university have begun contract negotiations for their full-time faculty. The two groups met in late June to discuss protocol for the bargaining process, with the intent to exchange proposals in September. “In…

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$897,000 deficit for Students’ Union

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union budget was passed unanimously in May by the board of directors, reflecting a projected deficit of $897,000 for the 2014-15 year. Along with the deficit, the Students’ Union will be paying around $531,892 back…

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Changes made to university staff contracts

Bargaining for the new contract for staff members at Wilfrid Laurier University has ended. Negotiations ended on June 20 and the collective agreement, which will extend over the next three years, has been ratified. Allison Roberts, chief negotiator for the…

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Laurier student arrested in connection with incident on campus

On July 8, a man was reportedly engaging in an “indecent act” on the Wilfrid Laurier University campus. According to an e-mail sent out to Laurier students on July 10, the man was also seen following two female university employees…

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