Category Archive: Lifestyle

Could we have a homecoming at Laurentian?

By Mackenzie MacDonald and Jessica Robinson Laurentian is one of few Ontario universities without any homecoming tradition. There’s no designated weekend where all students dress in the school colours; there isn’t a surge in alumni roaming the campus grounds and reconnecting. There’s no football game that draws a crowd of[…]

LUPSA: There’s still time to sign up for this year’s Model Parliament

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief With just two weeks left to sign up, LUPSA is urging students to consider attending Model Parliament, this year being the event’s 25 year anniversary. LUPSA (the Laurentian University Political Science Association) is a campus club that promotes anything and everything involved with politics. As a nonpartisan[…]

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.[…]

Open house streeter: What do you love about Laurentian?

The Lambda stopped by the Ben Avery on October 22, 2016, to chat with some of the student reps (and one President!) to hear about why they love LU. Rebecca H., Fourth-year Forensic Science student “I love Laurentian because my program is super close-knit. My professors are awesome, and I get[…]

Clubs Day Round Up

By Jessica Robinson, EIC On Wednesday, September 14 from 11am – 4pm and Thursday, September 15 from 6pm – 9pm, reps from every corner of Laurentian gather in West Residence to inform students about their respective clubs and events. Attending Clubs Day in person means collecting as many stickers, chocolates, and[…]

Advice for first-years from the Rendezvous artists and bands

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief Check out this sneak peek of our interviews with the music acts from Rendezvous! For the full interviews, including those with headliners Tyler Shaw and Coleman Hell, keep an eye out for the year’s first print issue of the Lambda toward the end of September. When asked to give advice[…]

Welcome Week 2016: Frosh Kit Breakdown

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief What you got and what to do with it: we’re breaking down the swag that made up your 2016 Frosh Kit. Sudbury Dental Hygiene: Get your cleanings on campus! You can use the SGA-provided health plan, or your parents’ plan if you’re still on it. They provided you a[…]

Squires: How I paid off my student loans before graduation

By Taylor Squires, Lambda Columnist Let me preface this article by saying that although I will be providing tips throughout this article, I am in no way a financial advisor, nor am I an expert in accounting. With that being said, when I realized in high school that I would have[…]

Travel: Distance only makes the heart grow fonder

By Brianna Coffey, Lambda Travel Columnist, and Damen Tokiwa Brianna is a third year Laurentian University student, who is currently completing a semester abroad. She’ll be contributing monthly articles to the Lambda, depicting her experiences while traveling. In 2016, the average university student is faced with impactful and exciting experiences[…]

Experiencing Sudbury on a budget

By Emmalie Tomini, for the Lambda Does your main source of income come from digging change out from between couch cushions? Do you eat almost exclusively from the McDonalds dollar menu? As a starving student it can be hard to find the time, let alone the funds, to have an[…]