Milton campus awaiting government approval

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Proposal to be submitted to provincial government requesting the expansion of a Wilfrid Laurier University campus in Milton

Wilfrid Laurier University has been discussing the possibility of a campus in Milton for seven years. In 2007, just one month after joining the university, Laurier president Max Blouw received a letter from the town. “40 other universities also received…

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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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Female figurines a sign of equality

Lego has released a new collection of figurines that feature women in sciences such as chemistry, astronomy and paleontology. The fact that the new figurines are making the news might seem trivial, but Anne Wilson, associate professor of psychology at…

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Laurier drops in OUAC rankings

Wilfrid Laurier University is seeing a fall in students selecting the school as their first choice on their Ontario Universities’ Application Centre application. According to new data released by OUAC on June 12, out of the 20,511 secondary school applicants…