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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[…]

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[…]

Profile: Dr. Brawn is Laurentian’s most interesting professor

By Riley Brooks, Contributor While the Dos Equis man might be the most interesting man in the world, Dr. Brawn can certainly claim the title of Laurentian University’s most interesting professor. Always clad in a suit and tie, the associate Law and Justice professor’s presence on campus is easily distinguished.[…]

Full Story: Five varsity athletes suspended over hazing at rookie party

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief Five veteran players on the Laurentian Voyageurs varsity men’s basketball team have been suspended by LU athletic director Peter Hellstrom over allegations of hazing at a rookie night ceremony held Sept. 24. “As far as our university and their policy went, they didn’t really cover what[…]

SPAD Column: Sports Admin students attend QSIC

By Roberto Bagnato, Second Year SPAD Student The sport business industry is arguably one of the most difficult and competitive industries to break into. As a result, building a diverse and resourceful network of industry professionals is a core lesson taught to SPAD students upon their first moments in the[…]

Hadfield gives ‘inspiring’ speech to 1,200 attendees at LU

By Jessica Robinson, Staff Reporter The energy in the Fraser auditorium was palpable, the excitement creating a veritable buzz, on the evening of Oct. 9. While waiting for the headlining speaker to take the stage at the Glencore Memorial Lecture Series, many audience member were pouring over pre-purchased copies of[…]

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[…]