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Cover Story: 25th anniversary of LU Model Parliament marks many major milestones

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief January 20, 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of Laurentian University Model Parliament (LMP), an event characterized by milestones and “firsts” that reinforced the bright nature and promise of involved Laurentian students. “This [event] has very small origins, 25 years ago, first held the Sudbury Regional Council[…]

Editor’s Note: Calling Canadians to action

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief Welcome to winter semester 2017! Hopefully by now you’re getting settled into the pattern of your new schedule, and have a handle on your classes, etc. The past month has been an eventful one on and off campus, between the 25th anniversary of Model Parliament and[…]

RSM denies responsibility for graffiti on Laurentian sign, across Sudbury

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief Following the vandalism of the Laurentian University sign on Monday, January 23, the Revolutionary Student Movement-Sudbury put out a statement this morning on Friday, January 27, denying any responsibility for the act. Many began speculating on social media that the Sudbury chapter of the RSM could be[…]

Q&A with President Dominic Giroux: A year in review

By: Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief As we transition out of “the Summer to Remember” and into the new year, which Giroux is referring to as “the Season of Ideas,” the president and vice-chancellor of Laurentian took time to reflect on the big successes and also the setbacks within the Laurentian community[…]

TBT: Rick Hansen joins distinguished list of Glencore Memorial Lecturers

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief The inaugural Man in Motion tour took place from 1985 to 1987, about a decade or so before most of us undergraduate students were born. This likely explains why, as the Fraser auditorium filled before Rick Hansen’s lecture, there was a smattering of students spread out[…]

LUPSA: There’s still time to sign up for this year’s Model Parliament

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief With just two weeks left to sign up, LUPSA is urging students to consider attending Model Parliament, this year being the event’s 25 year anniversary. LUPSA (the Laurentian University Political Science Association) is a campus club that promotes anything and everything involved with politics. As a nonpartisan[…]