‘End the Silence’ Facebook page opens up conversation

Graphic by: Lena Yang
Students anonymously share stories of sexual assault and gendered violence on a recent Facebook page

On March 21, a Facebook group emerged entitled End the Silence: Laurier. The group was created with the intent of allowing a safe place for students and survivors of sexual assault within the Wilfrid Laurier University community to anonymously share…

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Final projects set in motion

The final third of the Student Life Levy (SLL) funds has been approved for the 2013-14 year and distributed to multiple projects on the Waterloo campus. And for the first time, student-at-large projects have been funded. Three projects of the…

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Start-up helps web design

Thanks to a new Wilfrid Laurier University student start-up, businesses will be able to better design their websites. First-year students and Teknically co-founders Andrew Paradi and Brandon Chow recently won Canada’s Business Model Competition at Dalhousie University on March 15….

Brandon Chow and Andrew Paladi won Canada’s Business Model Competition at Dalhousie University. (Photo by: Jessica Dik)

Policies formed at OUSA meeting

Aboriginal student issues, international student needs, differentiation and university funding were all on the table last weekend, as student representatives came together for the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance’s General Assembly meeting. Six student representatives from Wilfrid Laurier University, including Students’…

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‘Jamaican Me Crazy’ event shut down

Pi Kappa Alpha’s annual Jamaican Me Crazy event was shut down by the university last week when concerns about the impact on minority groups on campus were raised. The event, a beach-themed Caribbean party, was supposed to be held on…

Pi Kappa Alpha hosts the annual ‘Jamaican Me Crazy’ event. (Photo by Jody Waardenburg)

Faculty of arts creates new options

Over the next two years, students will see at least three new options become available through the faculty of arts. The options – which fall between a major and a minor – act as specializations in emerging fields and will…

The faculty of arts is looking to bring more options to students. (Graphic by: Lena Yang)