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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[…]

UPDATE: Chairman clarifies facts surrounding SGA emergency senator elections

UPDATE: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief Following the publication of the opinion editorial regarding the recent SGA emergency senator elections, the SGA Chairman of the board, Andrew Bradley, reached out to the Lambda to clarify and correct certain factual errors. The initial claim that the senator by-elections[…]

Op-Ed: Your STEAM acronym will not save the Arts

By Dane Sauve, for the Lambda While most students hit the books on the afternoon of November 14, the Brenda Wallace Reading room was filled with an anxious crowd, listening intently to the Minister of Employment, Patricia Hajdu, and the Sudbury MP, Paul Lefebvre. Advertised as a Town Hall, the[…]

SGA makes emergency changes to health and dental plan coverage to “try to stop the bleeding”

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-chief Effective December 1, 2017, the SGA is implementing emergency changes to their health and dental plan coverage in hopes of halting the debt they are currently incurring exponentially. Health practitioner claims include acupuncture, athletic therapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, naturopathy, occupational therapy, osteopathy, physiotherapy and podiatry appointments.[…]

SGA more than $150K in debt; finances “messy” and “frustrating”

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-chief It seems that this year’s SGA executives is finally following through on the association’s ever-elusive promise of transparency, by opening its books and revealing that they entered this academic year $166,771 in debt. The 2016-17 exec actually incurred $272,960 in debt over the course of last[…]

Laurentian Voyageurs in Action: Fall 2017

Photos by Adam Kalab. For more sports content and regular updates about our Voyageurs in action, follow our Instagram account at @Lambda_Sports Women’s Soccer Men’s Soccer Men’s Lacrosse Women’s Cross Country Men’s Cross Country Women’s Hockey Men’s Hockey

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[…]