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Student starts synchro swim club on campus

By Deryek Sandhu, Contributor Have you ever wondered how synchronized swimmers keep up with the rhythm and beat of the music? It’s underwater speakers. Candice Larochelle, a third year Con-Ed student at Laurentian, answered this longstanding question of mine, and also offered insight into what went into creating Laurentian University’s[…]

Parking Services says expansion of lots not “in foreseeable future”

By Shanleigh Brosseau, Contributor It has not been a good start to the new semester for Laurentian commuters, what with parking prices increasing, lots being over filled and parking fines being issued. Laurentian University’s staff and students are more upset than ever with the parking issues, and have taken to[…]

Campus mod: what’s where, and how goes it?

By Emma Tomini, Contributor Laurentian’s 63 million dollar campus modernization project is well underway. The project boasts 250 000 sq. ft. of construction attributed to redesigned classrooms, teaching labs, a welcome centre, gathering areas and other multi-functional spaces. Last winter saw the completion of the Classroom Building as well as[…]

LU hosts federal cabinet retreat

By Oshani Amaratunga, Contributor As of August 21-22 2016, Laurentian University became the first post-secondary institution to host a Federal Cabinet Retreat. Over the course of the two-day event, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, accompanied by over 100 government officials, stayed overnight in LU’s West Residence; they attended cabinet meetings during[…]

Chartwells marks new chapter in LU food services history

By Wali Kahn, Contributor As the sun set on the 2015-2016 school year, so did it on Laurentian University’s primary food service provider, Aramark. Aramark’s tenure was marked with consistently poor reviews on food quality. Consequently, an online petition was set up by one of the students which demanded an[…]

Federal and provincial government invest $27M in Laurentian’s new research centre

By Jessica Robinson, EIC Another day, another eight-figure investment in Laurentian’s innovative advancements in science and technology. As the speakers at today’s major infrastructure announcement all joked, these multi-million dollar donations have practically become the norm at LU. This time, Laurentian staff and students can look forward to a Research, Innovation, and Engineering[…]

Clubs Day Round Up

By Jessica Robinson, EIC On Wednesday, September 14 from 11am – 4pm and Thursday, September 15 from 6pm – 9pm, reps from every corner of Laurentian gather in West Residence to inform students about their respective clubs and events. Attending Clubs Day in person means collecting as many stickers, chocolates, and[…]