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Students will lose childcare subsidy from city if Laurentian strike persists

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief The Laurentian strike isn’t only keeping students out of school; if it goes on long enough, it will also be keeping kids out of daycare. Mackenzie MacDonald, a Communications Studies student at Laurentian University (who is also a contributor to The Lambda), originally wasn’t overly concerned about[…]

UPDATE: Laurentian faculty sets strike date

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief UPDATE, September 22, 2017: On Friday, September 22, at 3:20pm, the Laurentian University Faculty Association posted on Facebook to announce that, despite meeting with administration again last weekend, “very little progress” has been made in strike negotiations. Both LUFA and the admin have agreed to mediation[…]

Everything you need to know about the SGA Welcome Week

By Mackenzie MacDonald, Contributor While the idea of textbooks, early mornings, and essays may not excite those returning to school in September, the SGA executive team for the 2017-2018 academic year at Laurentian are promising their students a Welcome Week to remember. This year’s SGA Welcome Week is going to[…]

Meet the 2017-18 SGA Executive Team

By: Mackenzie MacDonald, Contributor Another year, another election—the Student’s General Association elections have come and gone, and we’d like to introduce you to your new 2017-2018 SGA executives! We had the opportunity to talk with the new President, Vice President of Student Life, and Vice President of Policy and Advocacy,[…]

Call for Contributors: Summer 2017, Fall 2017

We’re hiring! The Lambda is looking for passionate, motivated, and talented Laurentian students that are interested in writing, photography, and journalism. There are all sorts of openings, from investigative reporting to opinion editorial writing—and there’s always need for photographers. If you’re interested, send a resume and brief paragraph explaining why you[…]

Faculty of Management students attend 20th International Workshop 2017

By: Emma Tomini, Contributor Laurentian University is honoured to be representing Canada as one of eight universities from eight different countries participating in the 20th International Workshop 2017, a sophisticated business simulation competition. The competition is a project of the University of Applied Sciences Suedwestfalen, Germany and hosted by Foshan University,[…]

Blood donor clinic being held in Laurentian’s West Residence today

By Shanleigh Brosseau, Contributor On April 3rd, Canadian Blood Services is holding a Blood Donor Clinic in West Residence, room W-132 from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm. According to Joanne Drake, Territory Manager for Canadian Blood Services, blood donation clinics have been held at Laurentian for over 20 years now,[…]

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[…]

RSM denies responsibility for graffiti on Laurentian sign, across Sudbury

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief Following the vandalism of the Laurentian University sign on Monday, January 23, the Revolutionary Student Movement-Sudbury put out a statement this morning on Friday, January 27, denying any responsibility for the act. Many began speculating on social media that the Sudbury chapter of the RSM could be[…]