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Laurentian Voyageurs Girls Hockey Team

Stats: Name:  Samantha Morell, Taylor Weber, Taylor Philip Jersey #: 25, 88, 17 Position: Right Wing, Center, Forward Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Ripe, Tap house, DiGusto Favourite Store in Sudbury:  Treasure Hunt, Bulk Barn Sitting at 4th place in the OUA, the Laurentian Voyageurs Women’s Hockey team is poised to make another strong run this season, after making history last year in what was their first post-season appearance. Currently rebounding from a tough two game streak with a huge 4-1 victory over Brock, who find themselves just behind Laurentian in the standings.  The big win brings the Lady Vees......

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No Bake Desserts

Pomegranate season is in full swing. If you know me, you know that means I’m in utter bliss! Poms are my all-time favourite fruit and I mourn their disappearance from supermarket shelves each spring. Needless to say, while these babies are available, I incorporate them into as many recipes as humanly possible! Whether or not you’re trying to appease a gluten-free friend, this spiced pear and pomegranate dessert should be the next recipe you try! If you’re looking for a more traditional dessert, simple bake some pre-made tarts according to their directions and spoon in the mixture! Ingredients: 4......

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Why you shouldn’t consider potatoes vegetables.

It is not uncommon to sit down at a dinner table and the meal includes meat, grains and potatoes.  My question always is where are the vegetables?  The answer I always get is potatoes are a vegetable.  But are they? Here are some reasons why I would not consider potatoes a vegetable. When I think of vegetables I think of the nutrition factor they have, along with all the enzymes, which is why they should be eaten at every meal.  Potatoes contain vitamin C, vitamin B6, copper, potassium, manganese, tryptophan and fiber.  These are all great things and do......

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

With fall in full swing, one of my favourite ways to warm the soul is a hot and hearty soup! This roasted butternut squash soup marries all the best flavours of the season… sweet potato, apples, nutmeg, and of course SQUASH! With a total cook time of less than 90 minutes, it’s also great for last minute company. Serve as an appy or make it a main with some toasted crostini. Makes approximately 8-10 cups. Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic, diced 1/2 cup onions, diced 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 6 carrots, chopped 1 large butternut squash, halved 2......

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Avoid Holiday Stress

T’is the season to be jolly! YEAH RIGHT. Planning and spending and commitments OH MY! The holidays are usually jammed pack full of things for you to be doing, and instead of bringing on good tidings and cheer, it has the potential to leave you feeling stressed and overwhelmed. It’s time for us to take back the holiday season and start enjoying it again! That’s why we’ve put together seven solid tips to help you de stress and avoid all of that holiday drama. Create a budget…and stick to it! You know what they say, more money, more problems.......

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Local Muay Thai Gym Owner Represented Canada in the WAKO Pan-Am Games

Scott Bartlett a local Mauy Thai gym owner represented Canada and Sudbury Martial Arts at the 9th annual WAKO Pan-Am games in Cancun Mexico. After a successful night at Northern Fights 2 at the Caruso Club, Scott himself and his two fighters took home the sweeping victory for Melbrook Martial Arts Academy. This was an amazing display of Scott’s high level skill, but this was a warm up.October 26th to 29th Scott represented Canada in the World Organization of Kickboxing Associations 9th annual Pan-am games! He and several Canadian fighters met in Cancun Mexico to show case what Canada......

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Varsity Athlete Profile: Charlie Millen LU Men’s Hockey

Stats: Height:  6 ft Weight:   185 lbs Number: #29 Position:  Goalie Favourite Store in Sudbury: Reg Wilkinson Mens Fine Clothing Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Bella Vita Cucina Social Media: @charlie.millen Charlie Millen, a fourth year Human Kinetics student, and Laurentian Voyageur’s resident net minder sat down with us to discuss the season thus far and helped us get to know the man behind the mask, (goalie mask that is). Laurentian is currently early in the regular season sitting at 4-6, having recently experienced a bit of a winning streak prior to recent upsets to Concordia and McGill, and the Voyageurs currently sit at......

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Tis the season for pumpkins! I love pumpkin season, I like carving them, decorating with them, and eating them.  Pumpkins are not only used for decoration, they can be used for nutrition.  They are high in fiber, contain vitamin A and antioxidants.  Here is a way to include more pumpkin into your breakfast routine. Makes approx. 6 pancakes Ingredients:  ½ cup of pumpkin puree 1 egg 2 Tbsp grapeseed oil 1 cup almond milk 1 cup brown rice flour ¼ cup arrowroot flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp allspice ¼ cup chopped pecans Directions: Heat......

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New Country, New Life
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October 17, 2016

New Country, New Life

My name is Angie, and I am from Taiwan. I graduated from Laurentian University and Cambrian College for Public Relations and Communication Studies. I have been in Sudbury for five years, and I love traveling, learning about new cultures and trying different activities. I have been to many places around the world; but I really enjoy my time here in Sudbury. Being an international student and newcomer in Canada is hard. It can be difficult living in a country alone without any similarities to your original lifestyle. There are also a lot of frustrations when living in a different......

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Varsity Athlete Profile: Liam Ezzard

Stats:  Height: 6ft Weight: 165 lbs Number: #11 Position: Right attacking mid-fielder Favourite Store in Sudbury: Walmart Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Buzzy Browns Social Media: @Ezzard14 He is one of the team leaders on the score board, Liam Ezzard represents the Laurentian Voyageurs on the pitch with 5 goals and an assist in the first 12 games of the season. Liam is currently in his third year of five at Laurentian taking Con-Ed, with a double major of FSL (French as a second language) and Geography. He came to Laurentian University for the opportunity to become a teacher and......

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