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August 20, 2014
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Looking for something to read this long weekend? We'd like to suggest this article about our Sociology selfie project.


via Etsy



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If you want to learn more about commas, read this handout and consider signing up for a Go Go Grammar! workshop series.

Thanks to Haydn for sending this my way. 

Empty Bowls 2014

A few months ago, Emmy (retired manager), Boba (current manager), and Jordana (writing consultant) enjoyed the Empty Bowls soup lunch at Laurier. We were treated to delicious soups, beautiful handmade bowls, and wonderful company.


photo by Stacey Morrison via Inside Laurier (June 2014 issue)

Music: Weird Al Yankovic's Word Crimes

Who wants to dance along to Weird Al Yankovic's Word Crimes? We do! Dance and learn, #GoldenHawks!




screenshot images from Weird Al Yankovic - Word Crimes

Yoga in the Garden

Did I hear someone say "downward dog"? Laurier Students' Public Interest Research Group hosts free yoga every Wednesday in the Aboriginal Student Centre community garden.






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