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Athletics hopes to withstand cuts

No alarm bells are sounding just yet, but major cuts to Wilfrid Laurier University’s budget may affect the department of athletics and recreation in the coming years. The most recent development came this month from Laurier’s vice president of finance…

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Courtis swims for Barbados

This past month Christopher Courtis had the unique opportunity of representing his country on one of the world’s largest stages. After an exceptional career swimming for the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks for the past two years, Courtis qualified for…

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A guide to the fall Hawks

Men’s baseball Last year, strong pitching and defense were the formula that resulted in an Ontario University Athletics championship, and much of the core of that formula still remains. Their pitching rotation is considered possibly the best in Ontario and…

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Laurier students introduce bubble sports to K-W

A new kind of sport is rolling its way into Kitchener-Waterloo. In April of this year Edward Qian and Mandy Gu, two Wilfrid Laurier University students, launched their company GeeseRabbit, and with it a new form of athletics: Bubble Sports….

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Toronto fans seek success

Everybody loves a winner. It’s that feeling of pride that comes with following a team that is able to play well and find success in whichever sport they play. It comes from being able to come along for the ride…

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Men’s rugby hires two new coaches

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s rugby team will be seeing two fresh faces take the reins after a winless season last year. On July 3 it was announced former coach Rob McQueen will be replaced by head coach Ian McLeod…

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Rugby coach says goodbye

On May 5, Wilfrid Laurier University’s athletics and recreation department announced men’s rugby head coach Rob McQueen will not be returning for the 2014-2015 season. Since joining the program in 2010, McQueen has compiled a 3-27 record with the club,…

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Laurier Lettermen donates $10,000

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lettermen Club presented a $10,000 cheque to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation on Friday, following a successful PowderPuff tournament earlier this year. The 24 registered teams raised the money with registration fees and donations, Laurier Lettermen president…

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Laurier basketball’s Bree Chaput named 2013-14 OWL recipient

“You’re outstanding because you choose to be.” Kelly Murumets, president and CEO of Tennis Canada, let a room full of motivated young women at this year’s Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) luncheon know that they’re outstanding because they make choices…

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A lifetime of adventure in four years

Wilfrid Laurier women’s curling lead Cheryl Kreviazuk has a lifetime of memories packed into four years. With three Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships under her belt, three Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships and a CIS bronze medal, a gold medal…