Category Archive: Features

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[…]

Gallery: Pride and tradition at the pep rally

The Laurentian Voyageurs sports teams showcased their talent – and dance skills – at the annual Laurentian University pep rally last night, held in the Ben Avery gym on the evening of Sept. 8. With performances from every varsity team, as well a performance from the Laurentian Cheerleading team, the[…]

After four years in office, Park prepares to leave the SGA

By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief If you spend any time at all in the student center, you’ll definitely recognize Iain Park: at almost any given time, he can be found in the Students’ General Association (SGA) office, headphones around his neck, listening to music. For those of you who aren’t familiar[…]