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Campaign aims to change campus culture around sexual violence

Women across the country have come together as part of a national campaign to change the culture around sexual violence on university and college campuses. “Between the campaign team, we have ten children. We want to make university and college campuses safer for them than they were for us,” said[…]

Laurentian Bookstore relocates to student street during campus modernization

By Leanne Ofori-Atta The Laurentian University bookstore, which was formerly located on the third floor of the Parker building, has relocated during campus modernization’s on-going project. The bookstore can now be located on student street, in SSR room G-11. “We expect the construction to take a couple of months, so[…]

Architecture students’ warming huts displayed on Ramsey Lake

By Alexander Mayhew, for The Lambda On Feb. 11, various first-year Laurentian University architecture students presented their Warming Hut designs to the Sudbury community. The four wooden structures were placed on the Ramsey Lake skating path, currently collectively located in front of the rowing club on Elizabeth Street. The warming[…]

Video: Enactus Laurentian hosts comedy show for charity

By Timothy Kraft, For The Lambda On Feb 25, Enactus­ Laurentian hosted its first annual Auction Fundraiser and Comedy Show in front of a packed house. Up for auction were a total of sixteen packages supplied by Enactus­ Laurentian and various local businesses. “The fundraiser allowed us to raise over[…]

Pub Downunder hosts first pub night, students ‘ecstatic’

By Jessica Robinson, Staff Reporter After months of waiting, The Pub Downunder is finally open — and the Laurentian community could not be happier. “On opening day, I was down there at 11:30 in the morning, and it was packed to the brim,” said Daniel Melchior, Vice President of Student Life[…]

Squires: How I paid off my student loans before graduation

By Taylor Squires, Lambda Columnist Let me preface this article by saying that although I will be providing tips throughout this article, I am in no way a financial advisor, nor am I an expert in accounting. With that being said, when I realized in high school that I would have[…]

Travel: Distance only makes the heart grow fonder

By Brianna Coffey, Lambda Travel Columnist, and Damen Tokiwa Brianna is a third year Laurentian University student, who is currently completing a semester abroad. She’ll be contributing monthly articles to the Lambda, depicting her experiences while traveling. In 2016, the average university student is faced with impactful and exciting experiences[…]

Review: Sun Coming Down a ‘solid’ collection of songs

Tina Siegel, CKLU For the Lambda I’ve started to pride myself on the haphazard way I choose albums to review. In this case, it was my affection for modal verbs that did it. Ought is entirely new to me, but I confess to cheating a little – I read a few[…]

SPAD Column: Sports Admin students attend QSIC

By Roberto Bagnato, Second Year SPAD Student The sport business industry is arguably one of the most difficult and competitive industries to break into. As a result, building a diverse and resourceful network of industry professionals is a core lesson taught to SPAD students upon their first moments in the[…]

Chili lunch supports Frontier College Aboriginal Literacy Camps

By Jan Buley, Special to The Lambda On Feb. 9, the Equity and Social Justice Committee in the School of Education held a chili lunch, and all of the proceeds went towards the Frontier College Aboriginal Literacy Camps in Canada. Frontier College is a non-profit organization that has been a[…]