Category Archive: Entertainment

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,[…]

Fashion focus: Getting out of a style-funk

By Daniel Melchior, Staff Columnist Over the weeks since my last column, I have yet to see anyone who has stood out style wise; it’s the same old, same old. Therefore, this week I am going to talk about getting into a style funk, and how to get out of[…]

Review: Hay Fever a success (gallery included)

By Vanessa Di Feo This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the final production of the 2014-2015 Thorneloe Theatre season: Noel Coward’s Hay Fever. Dr. Ian Maclennan directed this popular British play that takes place in the 1920s, which featured various students in the Thorneloe Theatre Department, as[…]

Travelling on a shoestring: Where to stay

By Jesse Smith Jesse Smith is a third year Geography student at Laurentian University. When he is not studying, he likes to pursue his passive interests in hitchhiking, learning Spanish, pretending he can cook, and most important of all: travelling far and wide. He has a special interest in pushing[…]

A final piece: solace in tiny places

By Taylor Squires I have always been intrigued by what a bit of travelling can do to a person: how it can shape the way they think or how it can destroy some of the preconceived notions they might have had prior to visiting a certain place and interacting with[…]

Scrabbalatte offers alcohol free fun

By Kaitlynn Zygmont Brothers Lawrence and Erik Van Beek wanted to create a place that brings the Sudbury community together: this wish led to the creation of Let’s Scrabbalatte Board Game Cafe. “Let’s Scrabbalatte is Sudbury’s alcohol free night life alternative, providing customers with a socially interactive experience that rivals the comfort of their own living rooms with added services such[…]

Thorneloe’s Hay Fever auditions to begin

By Vanessa Di Feo Attention all actors: auditions for Thorneloe University’s winter main stage play, Noel Coward’s Hay Fever, are happening soon. All Laurentian University students, as well as actors in the Greater Sudbury Area, are welcomed to audition next week, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 7-10 p.m. at Thorneloe[…]

Music: VanGaalen does it again

By Tina Siegel If you’re one of the few people who, like me, still buy CDs, then the artwork on Chad VanGaleen’s latest release might give you pause. It features a rose-coloured, dread-locked alien giving birth to (what appear to be) increasingly small human females, like some sort of nightmarish[…]

Comedian Gerry Dee to perform in Sudbury

By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief Stand up comedian and TV personality Gerry Dee will be stopping in Sudbury this Nov. 15 to perform in the Fraser Auditorium. “I realized I’ve never been to Sudbury, so I wanted to make sure we added that to the (tour’s) route,” said the comedian. Dee describes[…]

Ireland, Paris, and boxes of Kleenex

By Taylor Squires I once read an article online that talked about not knowing how to count your blessings. Despite being filled with mawkish lines about appreciation and gratitude, the basis of it all struck me pretty hard. As I read and scrolled through each paragraph, I couldn’t help but[…]