Bridges is an undergraduate academic journal created at Wilfrid Laurier University. It offers a range of essays on broad, interdisciplinary subjects with a focus on contemporary issues and literature. Bridges is reviewed and edited by a team of undergraduate students whose goal is to work with their peers to publish quality academic writing to be available internationally.

Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1 (2020)

This issue of Bridges includes both research articles and exploratory essays. The research articles feature original undergraduate research from Laurier's Brantford campus about the history of English Language Education in China and the experiences of 100 Maasai women from Kenya. Our exploratory essays cover a wide variety of topics from the impacts of television news coverage of the Vietnam War to domestic violence victims' experiences in criminal courts.

Exploratory Essays

Research Articles


Managing Editors
Mikayla Peach and Katelyn Thomson
Staff Advisor
Jenna Olender
Staff Advisor
Karley Doucette
Faculty Advisor
Bruce Gillepsie

Cover art by Katelyn Thomson