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For Year 1 Concurrent Education Students Entering Year 2 in the 2013-2014 Academic Year Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 3:00-4:00 PM Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 9:00-10:00 AM This session will help guide Con/Ed students entering Year 2 with: 

Year 2 program requirements

LORIS and Web Advisor Registration

Any Questions? Please contact Sarah Willey-Thomas at swilley@wlu.ca or Amy Andrews at amya@nipissingu.ca

Looking for a volunteer position this summer? LEAP is a Leadership Conference offered to incoming first year students, and is facilitated by upper year students called Skillbuilders. Hiring has begun and applications can be found online at www.lbstudentaffairs.ca/hiring. All applications are due to Jessi Calberry either electronically at jcallberry@wlu.ca or in person (SC 219) by March 13 at 4:00 pm.

Have you volunteered your time on campus? You can now add it to your Co-Curricular Record (CCR)! The CCR is a document that details a student’s extra curricular activities at WLU. For information on how to add positions to the record, please watch our VIDEO. The CCR will close on March 29 so make sure to add your activities by then!

Would you like to be part of Laurier Brantford Local Committee WUSC? We are looking to fill most positions for next school year. The positions available are: communications officer, Student Refugee Program Coordinator, recruitment executive, secretary, treasurer, and social events coordinator. Check out our Facebook page or WUSC's website http://www.wusc.ca. If you are interested in any of the positions or just being a general volunteer, please email wusc.wlubrantford@gmail.com

Come out to CB205 on Thursday at 6 to watch a movie on women's issues in developing nations. This event is in preparation for International Women's Day! There will be snacks and refreshments provided. Check out our Facebook event here


Monday March 11, 7:30 pm in CB100. Come celebrate International Women's Day by joining the FWord Committee in a screening and discussion of Iron Jawed Angels, the 2004 movie (starring Hilary Swank and Frances O'Connor) about women's struggle for the right to vote. It's FREE, and even better: pizza, snacks and drinks are provided! For more information, please contact Sue Ferguson, sferguson@wlu.ca

National best selling authors Alissa York and Andrew Westoll will be hosting a Writing Circle Discussion based around the integration of creativity and academic demands. This will be held on March 7 from 7 pm until 8:30 pm in Carnegie Building, CB100. For more information please visit: www.wlu.ca/westoll Dr. Kathryn Carter Associate Dean kcarter@wlu.ca

Check out our annual Spring Sidewalk Sale! These will be AMAZING deals that you won't want to miss!

March 6 and 7, 10 am - 5 pm. Located in the RCW lobby

On April 5, from 4-6 pm, Nipissing University is teaming up with the Canadian Cancer Society for our event “10 for 10! Celebrating Nipissing University’s and the Canadian Cancer Society’s Birthdays”. Nipissing University students, staff and faculty are aiming to raise $10,000 in the fight against cancer. You may cut 10 inches or more of your hair or shave your head, which may entice some pledges! If you would rather not do either, you are still welcome to raise pledges or donate to someone who will be involved in the hair cut/head shave. We will also be recruiting male faculty/staff to participate in the fearless “leg wax”! If you would like to see or be the one to rip the wax strip off of our faculty/staff member's leg, be sure to check this column for more details next week! All proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society. If you would like to be involved, please contact nusab@nipissingu.ca.

For the most recent issue of the Nip News, please click here.


The Learning Services Centre is now accepting

Friday March 9 - Come out to see the Toronto Rock

applications for various positions for the summer and the

play against Philadelphia. We will be leaving Brantford

next academic year. Please visit our website for more

at 5:00pm and Heading back after the game. Tickets

information.

are $30 which includes the ticket to the game and the bus ride to and from the game. Tickets will be sold at

The last Writing Well Workshop will be held on March 6

the U-desk!

at 4 pm in Market Place. The topic for this week will be Editing and Proofreading. Please feel free to join us even

Hey Laurier! Do you have talent? We want to see it!

if you could not make it to previous workshops.

The Laurier Brantford Cheerleaders are hosting a talent show March 12 at 10:00p.m. in GRH basement lounge.

For students who have completed Writing Well, Enhance Your Writing Style is a short workshop series that focuses

Tickets are only $3 at the UDesk and all acts and performances are welcome. A portion of the proceeds are going to the Ainsley Fund for children at the Sick

on writing skills that help you add polish to your papers.

Kids Hospital. There will be treats and draws all night!

Participants are encouraged to bring in essays/

Facebook: Hawk Show or email allybochek@gmail.com

assignments they are working on. The 3 part series runs

for details.

on March 13, 29 and 27 at 4 in Market Place. To register, please e-mail lblearningservices@wlu.ca

This is your last chance to partake in this experiment!

The Legacy of Residential Schools: Come and join us

Please drop by the Learning Services Centre during reg-

for Tea and Conversation with our Visiting Elder Ted

ular hours and record your guess of how many jellybeans Fontaine. This will be taking place at the Aboriginal Student Centre located at 111 Darling Street. At 2:30 are in the jar. For more information on this experiment search Youtube for “BBC – The Wisdom of the Crowd”.

there will be a campus lecture followed by a book signing in RCW 002 located at 150 Dalhousie Street.

Students are able to cancel appointments through the on Therapeutic Thursday, by appointment only, from 9-4 -line appointment booking system, with at least 24 hours followed by afree Hypnotist show brought to you by Darren Thomas starting at 5-7pm. To book an advanced notice. Select your appointment type and in appointment for a relaxing Thursday please email the calendar you will see your bookings and centre avail- Bonnie Whitlow at bwhitlow@wlu.ca abilities. Select the date you want to cancel and then click "Cancel". Students who fail to show to two appointments Artist Showcase - This event will be starting at 12-8pm will not be able to pre-book any further appointments on on March 6. This will be located at 103 Darling Street. -line.


Interview Workshop: Wednesday, March 6 2:00 – 3:00 PM, Aboriginal House What do employers really looking for from candidates? Join us as we discuss how to prepare for a successful job interview. We’ll show you how to: make a positive first impression; present your best qualifications; formulate answers to common interview questions; and offer you tips on how to reduce stress & maximize your performance. ** THIS WORKSHOP IS PART OF OUR CAREER DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE SERIES **

Ontario Provincial Police Information Session: Thursday, March 7 5:00 – 7:00 PM, CB 207 Attend this Information Session to find out about working for the Ontario Provincial Police. Please register on Laurier Navigator: https://navigator.wlu.ca/login.htm , or by emailing careerbrantford@wlu.ca

FREE Pizza & Movie Night – One Week Job Project: Tuesday, March 12 4:30 – 6:30 PM, Student Centre Lounge. What do you want to do with your life? How do you find your passion? Canadian university graduate, Sean Aiken, went on an inspiring journey across North America working 52 jobs in 52 weeks in an attempt to answer these difficult questions. Join the Career Centre, Laurier Brantford Food bank, and Sun Life Financial on Tuesday, March 12 in the Student Centre Lounge for a discussion and view the documentary featuring Sean and his quirky and thought-provoking way to figure out the answers to these questions. Free Pizza, sponsored by Sun Life Financial. Please register at Laurier Navigator: https://navigator.wlu.ca/login.htm or by emailing careerbrantford@wlu.ca to get your free pizza! Check out the Documentary Trailer here. Career Development Centre SC Johnson Building, 2nd Floor 519.756.8228 ext. 5726 www.wlu.ca/career careerbrantford@wlu.ca

Are you interested in travelling to South America this summer? Solidarity in Action runs trips to Peru and Ecuador throughout the summer. These are two week volunteer and travel experiences that consist of interacting with the local community, experiencing various placements, meeting new people, and experiencing the culture. You will get to experience one of the Wonder of the World, go horseback riding in the Andes, have surfing lessons, and stand in the clouds. Check out Solidarity in Action at http://www.solidarityinaction.ca or on Facebook at . For more information, please contact info@solidarityinaction.ca


Accessible Learning is now accepting applications for September to be a volunteer peer mentor. Purpose of the program: to provide an upper year student as a point of contact and a means of support for (primarily) first year students registered with Accessible Learning in order to help ease their transition into university and/or Accessible Learning. Time Commitment: Minimum one year, approximately 8-10 hours per month Applications are being accepted until March 15, 2012. Interviews will take place towards the end of March. For more information and to download an application please see our website. Thank you to all those who apply. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This website contains critical Registration Information for the upcoming 2013/2014 school year:

This is a reminder that March 8, 2013 is the last day to drop or withdraw from 12-week winter course(s) without failure and for possible tuition adjustment. Please follow this link for important academic dates for the Winter term

Gail Vaz-Oxlade is one of Canada’s most successful and respected financial writers and has authored several best-selling books, including Debt-Free Forever, Never Too Late, Money-Smart Kids, It’s Your Money and Money Rules. She currently doles out her no-nonsense approach to finance as host of the television shows Princess and Til Debt Do Us Part, and she is coming to campus! Join Gail Vaz-Oxlade on March 26 at the Sanderson Centre as she talks about every topic under the financial sun—from TFSAs to taxes, borrowing to breaking bad habits, relationships to RRSPs—Gail tells readers that many of the rules they have been following might actually be working against their best interests. Some of her advice is, as she says, common sense (Rule #17: Needs Must Come Before Wants), some of it is surprising (Rule #222: Don’t Borrow to Contribute to an RRSP), and some is even counterintuitive coming from Gail (Rule #261: Take Pleasure from Your Money). All of the rules are delivered in digestible pieces that each give the reader a clear sense of what works and what doesn’t. FREE tickets will be available for students at the U Desk starting on March 4. For more info, visit www.wlu.ca/ gailvazoxlade

For complete details please visit: http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2014&p=8289

Spring OSAP Applications are now available: http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2548&p=20982


Go to wlusuhr.com to apply for the open positions! Executive position applications close on March 8, and General Volunteer position applications close on March 15! Also come to the info sessions in the Student Centre Board room: Executive/Orientation Week Info Session March 5 at 10 pm and STARR Info Session March 12 at 10 pm in the Student Centre Board room. For any further information, email hiring@lbsu.ca.

On March 13 Laurier Brantford 4 Christ will host another Jesus Night at Freedom House (in the basement of the Market Square Mall). All are welcome for an evening of worship, prayer, and fellowship! One of our very own professor's will be speaking, & snacks will be provided! Come at 7PM, &meet new people as we draw closer to God together! The evening will come to a close around 9PM. For questions or concerns, e-mail dasi6050@mylaurier.ca

Game On! is a new club for video-game fans all over campus! We'll be having a 'Classic Gaming Night' on March 12, 9pm to 12, RCE217! E-mail trei5470@mylaurier.ca or visit the Game On! Facebook group with any questions!

Celebrate International Women's Day on March 8 from 3:00 - 5:00 in the Student Center Multipurpose Room (basement). FREE basic yoga class, self-esteem building activities, healthy snacks and a great cause! We only have 13 mats to provide but lots of room so bring your own or come early. For more information please contact amnestybrantford@gmail.com or check out our Facebook page.

Drop in to the student center lounge between 2-5pm on March 5th and step back into the simple time of the 1990’s! CEDA will be taking a look at classrooms and schools in the 90’s vs. today. Featuring ‘Saved By The Bell’ Episodes, snacks and beverages, trivia games with prizes, Wii video games including Just Dance 4 and Mario Party and of course no 90’s party is complete without loot bags! Stop by between classes even for a short period of time, bring friends everyone is welcome, make sure to ‘sign in’ in order for it to count as your one event of the year! There is also a prize for anyone who comes dressed in totally 90’s clothes! Spend the afternoon with Zach Morris while eating a fruit by the foot and some awesome CEDA members...how could you pass this up? Never heard of Children’s Education & Development Association? Come by anyways, we are always accepting new members!

Campus in Action is having a Dodgeball Tournament on March 9. Every weeek we will be at RCW with sheets for you to sign up. It is going to be SUCH a fun afternoon, so make sure you make your team before the spots run out (we already have three teams)! There will be lots of food and prizes. Teams are of 8 people (3 must be girls). For more information please contact Cassandra at cassandrajetter@hotmail.com or see our Facebook event.


Attention all volunteers! The annual Spring Open House is quickly approaching on Wednesday March 13. All volunteers must attend a training session! Training sessions will be held on the following dates: 

Wednesday March 7: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Thursday March 8: 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Monday March 11: 7:00-8:800 p.m.

Tuesday March 12: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

*Location TBA. If you have yet to sign up, we are still accepting volunteers! Please contact Danielle Pretty at dpretty@wlu.ca for more information.

If you are still interested in applying to be hired as a Student Ambassador for Recruitment & Admissions for 2013-14 and have missed the application deadling (March 4), you may still submit your resume and cover letter to Catherine O'Brien or drop it of at the Welcome Centre located in the Carnegie Building, before March 8. Carousel Interviews will be held on March 8 in the Carnegie Building from 4:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Catherine O'Brien at cobrien@wlu.ca

Health Services OPEN DAILY 8:30-4:30 Get Your Free Annual Vaccination Tips for getting flu shot:: wear a T-shirt, bring health card or UHIP/GuardMe card, if you have a fever, wait until symptoms improve before getting the vaccine, you will be required to wait 15 minutes after the injection. Walk-ins will be accommodated with priority to appointments.

Physician appointments: offered daily by appointments and walk-in by order of priority. Chiropractic Services: offered weekly on Monday and Thursday afternoons. Treatment approaches include interventions such as adjustments, soft tissue therapy and exercise prescription.

Massage Therapy: offered Tuesdays and Thursdays. Custom Foot Orthotics: Insurance and most private insurance companies cover some or all of the cost of custom orthotics. A physician referral is required. Health Services Student Centre, 2nd Floor 519-756-8228 ext 5803 hsbrantford@wlu.ca


Week of March 4th