From the Blog


by MacKenzie MacDonald Laurentian University’s anti-bullying program, Cool Kids Lead, has completed another successful year and is currently seeking volunteers to help expand their program. Brandon Schroeder, Cool Kids Lead program coordinator and English major, said that the “whole focus of this program is unique because it’s students who inspire[…]


The 2017-2018 academic term for SGA executives was considered to be a “state of turmoil” according to Laurentian students. Second year bio student, Kaitlin Green, said that the previous year was like no other. “First we were told that the association whose supposed to have our best interest at heart[…]

Laurentian U-Pass extension went ‘off the rails’ says SGA

by Mackenzie Dempster For students who rely on Greater Sudbury Transit to commute around the city during the four-month summer break, May 1 signifies the end of the U-Pass and the commencement of monthly bus pass. The cost of Laurentian’s U-Pass, which is included in SGA annual fees, totals $195[…]

Meet the candidates for the 2018-2019 SGA elections

The voting period for the SGA 2018-19 executive team and senators runs from Wednesday, February 14 to Friday, February 16. Read the following bios to get to know the candidates hoping to be your future president, vice-president or senator, where each candidate was given up to 500 words to present[…]

Huntington University power outage leaves students without electricity, Wi-Fi

By Carolina Keen, Contributor All classes at Huntington University are cancelled today, Thursday, February 6, 2018, after a power outage caused by the failure of the building’s privately owned equipment. Students living in residence spent a night in the dark, with emergency lights only coming on early this morning. Emergency lights in[…]

Robinson-Huron Treaty Gathering being held for youth and students on LU campus

On February 5, 2018, there will be a Robinson-Huron Treaty Gathering for Youth and Students, held at Canisius Hall at the University of Sudbury, to better inform students studying and living on treaty territory about the current state of the treaty. Sudbury, including Laurentian University, sits on Robinson-Huron Treaty territory.[…]

Second McEwen Nuit Blanche to take place this weekend in downtown Sudbury

By Alanna Scully, Contributor On Saturday, January 27, the McEwen School of Architecture is hosting its second annual Nuit Blanche in downtown Sudbury. Established in France in the 1980s, Nuit Blanche is a nighttime festival that brings together art and culture that has spread among communities worldwide. Last year, the[…]