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Op-Ed: We need to remember what Remembrance Day really means

By: Riley Brooks Last year around this time, I remember walking through campus in awe, not because of all the changing leaves, but rather the lack of one colour – red. There is a generation that precedes us considered to be the greatest generation to ever exist. This generation of[…]

“Iconic Juices” shop opens in University of Sudbury

By Emma Tomini, Contributor Here is a juicy piece of news: “Iconic Juices” is open and operational in the University of Sudbury. Co-owners Jaime Owora and Shaun Gordon, two Laurentian University students, opened LU’s first smoothie shop October 17, 2016. Owora is currently in his second year of Communications Studies,[…]

Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec is coming to Laurentian University

Entering the second decade of the program, Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec (CNTAE) is one of the largest and most influential post-secondary marketing competitions in Canada. The program is sponsored by real companies who put their reputation in the hands of Canada’s top Marketing students. Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec[…]

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[…]

Suspended Voyageurs release joint statement

This morning, the Lambda was contacted by the counsel to the five suspended basketball players. While they cannot speak directly to the media at this time, they have prepared a joint statement (below). Joint Statement of the Five Student-Athletes Suspended from the Laurentian University Basketball Team We are deeply saddened[…]

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[…]

Does the Student-Athlete Code of Conduct need re-writing?

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief With Laurentian’s confirming the university’s athletic disciplinary procedure involving a Committee of Inquiry has not been tested in recent years, suspended Voyageurs are wondering whether or not the policy needs to be updated in order to better fit real life circumstances. Five veterans players from the[…]

Student starts synchro swim club on campus

By Deryek Sandhu, Contributor Have you ever wondered how synchronized swimmers keep up with the rhythm and beat of the music? It’s underwater speakers. Candice Larochelle, a third year Con-Ed student at Laurentian, answered this longstanding question of mine, and also offered insight into what went into creating Laurentian University’s[…]