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UPDATE: Childcare subsidies will continue unaffected during strike

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief The City of Greater Sudbury has officially announced that the childcare subsidies will continue uninterrupted, regardless of the duration of the strike. This comes just two days after the Lambda published a post highlighting that fact that childcare subsidies would be halted on October 31 if the Laurentian faculty strike[…]

Laurentian strike “torpedoes” architecture student field trip

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief The morning of Thursday, September 28, as 70 upper-year architecture students were being told to get off the bus that was supposed to drive them to Toronto, it finally sunk in for students of the McEwen School of Architecture exactly how impactful this strike is going to[…]

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[…]

Legacy Profile: Daniel Melchior

By: Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief You might know him as the Vice President of Student Life at the SGA; the President of the History Society; the President of the Incontri Italian Club; a former Lambda reporter, CKLU radio host, or ConEd student; or maybe you know him as Daniel. Daniel Melchior[…]

Inaugural Northern Sports Industry Conference leaves lasting impression on attendees

By: Carolina Keen, Contributor Laurentian University’s Sports Administration program held its inaugural Northern Sports Industry Conference this past month. The conference hosted delegates from Laurentian and high schools across the province, as well as a long list of industry professionals who traveled to Sudbury to share their knowledge. Founded in[…]