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The following positions are open for hire: 

WLUSP Manager of Operations

Carnegie Editor-in-Chief

Sputnik Section Editors

Sputnik Photo/Video/Art/Web editors

Sputnik Production Manager

These positions offer management experience, a stellar team environment, semester-allotted honorariums and great additions to your portfolio. Apply online at www.wlusp.com/volunteer or email allison.leonard@wlusp.com for more information. Application close March 17, 2013.

Need a way to get rid of your St. Patty's day empties? Fund media on your campus by donating your empty bottles! WLUSP is hosting a bottle drive until March 18. Stop by the office at GRH 202 to drop off empty beer bottles or add your name and address to this list for a pick-up service

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!


The Dean’s office is in the process of hiring for a Dean's Office Administrative Support Assistant and an

Academic Advising Support Assistant. For more information about these positions, please visit the Career Services Navigator. To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to Sarah Baker, Academic Receptionist in the Dean's Office (RCE 132) in person or through email at academicsbrantford@wlu.ca

On March 28th, from 9-4 in RCW, the CT400Z "Humour" class wants you to have a laugh. Stressed with upcoming exams? Papers piled up to the ceiling? “Laugh Out Loud” will include poster displays exploring themes connected to humour, as well as a variety of games, displays and events. Come on out for a good laugh, tell us your funny story and put a pie in your professors face! There will be food and prizes! All donations and money raised will be going toward AASK (Arts After School Kids). Join us for a good time and Laugh Out Loud!. Watch this space for more information.

Email thom8130@mylaurier.ca with any questions.

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

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

applications for various positions for the summer and the

The Laurier Brantford Cheerleaders are hosting a talent

next academic year. Please visit our website for more

show March 12 at 10:00p.m. in GRH basement lounge.

information.

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

For students who have completed Writing Well, Enhance

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

Your Writing Style is a short workshop series that focuses

Facebook: Hawk Show or email allybochek@gmail.com

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

for details.

Participants are encouraged to bring in essays/ assignments they are working on. The 3 part series runs 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! Please drop by the Learning Services Centre during regular hours and record your guess of how many jellybeans are in the jar. For more information on this experiment search Youtube for “BBC – The Wisdom of the Crowd”.

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

Are you interested in travelling to South America this summer? Solidarity in Action runs trips to Peru and Ec-

For Year 1 Concurrent Education Students Entering Year 2

uador throughout the summer. These are two week

in the 2013-2014 Academic Year

volunteer and travel experiences that consist of inter-

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 3:00-4:00 PM

acting with the local community, experiencing various

Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 9:00-10:00 AM

placements, meeting new people, and experiencing the

This session will help guide Con/Ed students entering Year

culture. You will get to experience one of the Wonder

2 with:

of the World, go horseback riding in the Andes, have

Year 2 program requirements

surfing lessons, and stand in the clouds. Check out Soli-

LORIS and Web Advisor Registration

darity in Action at http://www.solidarityinaction.ca or on Facebook at . For more information, please contact info@solidarityinaction.ca

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


FREE Pizza & Movie Night – One Week Job Project: 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 us 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:

Law School Bound – John Richardson: Thursday, March 21 11:30 – 1:00 PM, Grand River Hall, room 104. Come to a strategy session with lawyer John Richardson to learn about the law school application process. Registration is not required but appreciated, please register through Laurier Navigator

TD Canada Trust Information Session: Thursday, March 21 2:00 – 3:30 PM, SC Johnson, room 214. At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach her/his potential. Our Objective is to provide equal opportunities and an inclusive working environment. We invite you to attend an information session to learn more about TD and the Customer Service Representative role within TD.

Global TESOL College Information Session: Thursday, March 21st 5:00 – 6:00 PM, SC Johnson, room 127. Teach English Worldwide! Teach English at the Italian Summer Camps or take on a government contract in China. Global TESOL College will certify and help place you in a reputable contract overseas. Job guarantee and lifetime job placement service provided. Get TESOL Certified in 5 days, no experience required. Teach English in Asia, Latin America, The Middle East, and Europe. Attend the information seminar at Wilfrid Laurier Brantford on Thursday, March 21st at 5:00 PM, in the SC Johnson Building room 127, to find out more! Please register for this event on Laurier Navigator or by emailing careerbrantford@wlu.ca Career Development Centre SC Johnson Building, 2nd Floor 519.756.8228 ext. 5726 www.wlu.ca/career careerbrantford@wlu.ca


The Laurier Brantford Headstart Steering Committee is pleased to announce the opening of the 2013 Headstart Leader applications. Students interested should complete the application form and submit electronically to Chris Brunskill, cbrunskill@wlu.ca or by hard copy at Service Laurier Brantford. Applications should be submitted no later than 9:00 am March 22, 2013. Applications can be found here. Headstart is a half-day program designed to assist new students in their transition from highschool to university life at Laurier Brantford. For more information, please contact Chris Brunskill, cbrunskill@wlu.ca.

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 (Student Centre) starting on March 4th, 2013. 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

The following website contains critical Registration Information for the upcoming 2013/2014 school year: http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=1351&p=21300 Contact Information: Phone: 519-756-8228 X5885 E-mail: servicelaurierbrantford@wlu.ca


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! Come to the STARR info session on 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!

Laurier Students For Literacy would like to thank all the students who came out to our Games Night on Monday March 11th, 2013! Congratulations to Melissa H. for winning the February Monthly Challenge! Pick up March's St. Patrick's Monthly Challenge at the U-Desk or email lsfl@lbsu.ca to request an email copy of the monthly challenge.

St. Patty's Day is almost here! Come out for St. Patty's with Night Hawks! Wednesday March 13 starting at 10pm at Hawk and Bell. $2 at the door or buy a $10 t-shirt at UDesk, wear it and get in free (you are going to want to buy a shirt anyways!)- and get a line bypass. Free apps, $50 door prize and 3 St. Patty's preparation prize packs to be won! Any questions or concerns? Contact nighthawks@lbsu.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.


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.

Feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders? You’re not the only one! That’s why Laurier Counselling and Health Services are once again hosting our bi-annual Stress Less Fun Fair on Wednesday March 20th between 10am - 2pm in the Research and Academic Center West lobby... to shine a light on the impacts of stress on student life and how students can go about coping with and managing their stress. Come sample our tasty treats, help yourself to our stress-busting resources, get a relaxing massage and understand that life’s simple pleasures are what can help you relax and better manage your stress. 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


Week of March 11