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Laurentian University to withdraw programs from Barrie as of May 2019

By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief In a Feb. 12 news release, the Laurentian University administration confirmed that the Board of Governors has decided to no longer offer Arts and Management programs in Barrie as of May 2017, and to no longer offer Social Work programs in Barrie as of May 2019.[…]

Video: SGA election candidates participate in debate

  By Lambda Staff On Feb. 02, the Students’ General Association election candidates participated in a candidate debate in the Laurentian University student centre. Candidate Abraham King, who is running unopposed for the position of Vice President, Policy and Advocacy, did not attend the debate. In an online interview, King[…]

Student research profile: Decrypting metal resistance in various plants

By Danish Alla, for The Lambda Gabriel Theriault first began working with biologist and Laurentian University professor, Dr. Kabwe Nkongolo, during his undergraduate degree, when the two studies white birch trees and population genetics. Then, as he worked to complete his M.Sc., Theriault branched off, instead proposing a new area[…]

Cover Story: Why hasn’t Pub opened?

More unforeseen delays affecting reopening of Pub By Jessica Robinson, Staff Reporter It’s been two months since the Lambda last reported on the delayed renovations of the campus pub, at which time the Students’ General Association (SGA) President Johnny Humphrey projected a tentative opening for the Winter 2016 semester. But[…]

Editorial: This month at Laurentian

By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief This month has been a rather controversial one at Laurentian University. To begin, many students began the semester and their new courses without knowing their marks from the previous semester. Well into the first week of classes, some were still left without grades, and, as is[…]

Opinion: Safe Spaces: They’re All the Rage

I used to proudly say that I create safe spaces in academia. In fact, the Sexuality and Gender Diversity Committee that I co-chair worked for 2 years to bring the new LGBTQ2S Safe Space Training to Laurentian. I have now provided that training to well over 100 administrators, faculty, staff,[…]

Opinion: Bell Lets Talk is not enough

By Riley Brooks, for The Lambda Today is Bell Lets Talk Day. On this day, five cents for every tweet and retweet containing #BellLetsTalk and every text message sent on the Bell network will be donated to various Canadian mental health programs. To most, however, it’s the day where people[…]

Gallery: Model Parliament in photos

  By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief Each year, the Laurentian University Political Science Association (LUPSA) hosts one of LU’s biggest events: Model Parliament. The mock parliament experience includes a four-day and three-night trip to Ottawa, where students participate in a mock parliament experience on Parliament hill, as one of only three other[…]

University of Sudbury’s volunteer fair happening this week

By Kyle Kelley, for The Lambda There comes a time of year when getting out of the house isn’t just fun, but is also therapeutic. How you choose to spend your time can range from sledding on the nearest bank, attending weekly activities, to anything in-between. Or, perhaps volunteering is[…]