Category Archive: Entertainment

Everything you need to know about the SGA Welcome Week

By Mackenzie MacDonald, Contributor While the idea of textbooks, early mornings, and essays may not excite those returning to school in September, the SGA executive team for the 2017-2018 academic year at Laurentian are promising their students a Welcome Week to remember. This year’s SGA Welcome Week is going to[…]

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[…]

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[…]

CCMA winner performs in local arena

By Tina Siegel, CKLU for the Lambda It’s been a busy two years for Madeline Merlo. The young British Columbia native released her debut EP – called Madeline Merlo – in 2014, spent the summer doing a video series for CMT, and is now wrapping up a tour. Merlo calls[…]

Fashion focus: the freedom of individual university style

By Emmalie Tomini, for the Lambda Although we’re only two months into the school year, Laurentian students seem to be settling into the fall term in style. For many students, this may even be the first time free of the knee-high stockings and sweater vests that school uniforms require – now,[…]

Local music review: Murder Murder unlike anything else out there

By Tina Siegel, CKLU for the Lambda I’ll start this review with a confession: I’d never heard Murder Murder’s music before writing this review. I’d heard of them, of course. But I couldn’t have picked one of their songs out of a top ten line-up until three days ago. You see, nobody[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]