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Men Voyageurs land second consecutive win at home

By Timothy Kraft, for the Lambda On Oct. 4 the men’s Voyageurs soccer team capped off a successful home weekend with an electrifying 3-2 win over Queen’s Gaels. The Voyageurs began the game with composure as their defensive prowess baited offsides and took away the outside field from Gael’s offence.[…]

Thorneloe production sends positive message

By Jessica Pugliese, for the Lambda The first show of the Thorneloe University’s 2015-16 theatre season ran five nights in September, and broke down the walls of conventional theatre. Drag Queens on Trial is a dramatic comedy that follows the lives of three fabulous drag queens as they reveal their[…]

Men Voyageurs open fire on Royal Military College

By Timothy Kraft On Oct. 3, the Laurentian men’s soccer team hosted the Royal Military College on the LU field. Despite cold and windy conditions, the Voyageurs brought the heat, prevailing victorious over RMC with a final score of 1­0. From starting kick­off, the Voyageurs executed Coach Castrechino’s motto: “We[…]

Shawn Hook speaks freely: music, man crushes, and the big picture

By Jessica Robinson, Staff Reporter Half an hour before he steps in front of the crowd at Laurentian University’s Welcome Back frosh concert, Shawn Hook is sitting on a table in the Bahnuk Lounge directly overlooking the main stage, running a quick vocal warm up. The crowd is gathering, the[…]

Unique international partnership begins

By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief “A lot of people want to go to Europe, but that’s a very expensive trip. I found Shanghai, China, was a great trip.” These are the remarks of Curtis Byron, a third-year Commerce student. Byron was one of two Laurentian University students who travelled to Shanghai,[…]

JUNO winner performs in local festival

By Tina Siegel, CKLU for the Lambda Jazz vocalist Diana Panton has had a busy few years – she’s put out six albums, won a Juno Award, and toured from Medicine Hat to Vladivostock. When I ask her (over the phone) about the most surprising part of it all, she[…]

Local bands headline frosh concert

By Jessica Robinson, Staff Reporter While Laurentian University’s Welcome Back frosh concert headliner Shawn Hook is a West coast Canadian, the opening acts that featured in Sept. 18’s show were two bands made up of musicians born and raised right here in Sudbury, Ontario. Patrick Wright et Les Gauchistes (made up of[…]

Men Voyageurs drop Riley Cup following defeats

By Alexander Mayhew, for the Lambda On Sept. 26, both of the Laurentian Voyageurs soccer teams played on home soil against the Nipissing Lakers. While the women’s soccer team was victorious, winning 5-2 to the Lakers, the men’s team was defeated, with a final score of 4-2 for the Lakers.[…]

Home Opener brings first loss for Wolves against Ice Dogs

By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief The Sudbury Wolves home opener last night saw the Wolves defeated 8-1 by the Niagara Ice Dogs. The Ice Dogs started the game strong, with defencemen Vince Dunn firing a shot past Tory Timpano for the first goal of the night, 1:14 minutes into the first[…]

Gallery: Shawn Hook performs at SGA frosh concert

On Friday, the annual Students’ General Association frosh concert took place on the fields in front of the Ben Avery gym on campus. Headliner and Juno Award nominiee Shawn Hook performed, as well as held a lengthy meet and greet after the show. Hook’s performance was preceded by two local bands,[…]