Category Archive: Features

An afternoon with The Almighty Rhombus

By Kallie Berens With just over two weeks shy of their album release party at the Townehouse Tavern, Carter and Clayton Drake of one of Sudbury’s “boy bands” The Almighty Rhombus took some time out of their busy schedule to talk to The Lambda about “Lucid Living,” balancing life and[…]

Colarossi wants Lady Vees to embody complete, tenacious game

By Ron Guillet With a bevy of recruits imported to the Laurentian Lady Vees’ hockey team, the roster is beginning to round out as Oct. 5 inches closer. This will mark the first time in history Laurentian University has a women’s hockey team competing in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Head[…]

LU grad completes 59-day bike tour for cancer research

By Ron Guillet A Laurentian graduate completed a bike tour over the summer that spanned across 36 locations and lasted 59 days. Justin Danecke started the trip in Victoria, B.C., and finished in Halifax, NS. The bike tour was meticulously planned so that Danecke would reach Sudbury on the day[…]

LU student wins $10,000 on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

By Ron Guillet On May 21, a Laurentian student had the opportunity of a lifetime as she appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Meet April English, a 19-year-old health promotion student from Lindsay, Ont. who just finished her first year at Laurentian University. English was a finalist on the show’s[…]

Welcome to the Pub Downunder

By Matt Rabey The only place on campus legally permitted to sell alcohol, the Pub Downunder, is the place where you can find students unwinding and having a drink. The Students’ General Association (SGA) operates the pub and the staff consists of SGA members. Cheryl Powell, senior manager explained, “everyone[…]

Music Unifies LU Students

By Kallie Berens Ten thousand students at Laurentian University, from all around the world, have different interests and hobbies. One common past time of students is music – whether it be listening to an album while studying or playing an instrument with a group of friends it can be found[…]

Lane shares expertise at LU

By Ryen Veldhuis This year, Thorneloe University has had a new face in the halls: Dr. Bill Lane. “I basically answered an ad for the position of sabbatical replacement. Ian Maclennan normally teaches half the courses in the department and he was going on sabbatical,” Lane says, about how he[…]