Would you be happy with a grade of 57%? Most of us wouldn’t be. But Eleanor McGrath's research showed that this is what adults, under the age of 30, scored on average when asked about facts around sexual consent. With this disheartening statistic in mind, the #ConsentED exhibit is designed to increase viewers' knowledge of sexual consent facts and, more importantly, to start a conversation. So many people in McGrath's study said they did not know how or when, if ever, they learned about sexual consent.
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Before Snapchat and Instagram gave us direct (if highly curated) windows into the backstage lives of celebrities and their entourages, there was Rose Hartman.
Hartman has spent the last three decades photographing the rich, famous, and stylish in some of the most legendary settings of New York nightlife, from Studio 54 to the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala.
International and Exchange Students! Come to the library and let's have a Halloween Get-together.
Please mark your calendar for the Library Halloween Event between the hour of 12-2pm on Oct 31 and learn about our Halloween tradition in Canada. There will be pizza and drinks available for this event. Please feel free to participate with or without costume and guess who is in costume!
This event will be held in the Learning Commons on the main floor of the library.
Essential Library Research Skills and Integrating Research in Your Writing for international students
In this session, Eun-ha Hong(the International Students Librarian) will demonstrate how to navigate the Canadian Library System and provide students with strategies for locating research items with ease. Jordana Garbati (A writing Consultant) will then share why and how writers give credit to others as well as approaches for effectively integrating research into your writing.
This is a join session offered by the Laurier Library and the Writing Centre(Waterloo). Although this session is designed for international students, it is open to any student/staff at Laurier.
Join us for a celebration of the 2016 recipient of the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction (winner announced in late September).
All are welcome. No RSVP required.
About the Edna Staebler Award
Come by the Robert Langen Art Gallery for a writing session/meetup with others crazy enough to attempt to write an entire novel in one month in conjunction with NaNoWriMo. We will have lots of writing desks, comfortable seating and free snacks on hand to help you through the marathon!