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Toronto Comicon brings on the cosplay

Toronto Comicon brings on the cosplay

BY COURTNEY BLOK AND CAMILLE GUSHWAY [View the story “Toronto Comicon brings on the Cosplay” on Storify]

The do’s and don’ts of dressing dogs

The do’s and don’ts of dressing dogs

BY COURTNEY BLOK Dogs wearing clothing used to seem far fetched, like something just for Paris Hilton and her chihuahua. But now the world of fashion has spread out to furry friends belonging to everyday people. Along with this trend have come opposing opinions on whether dogs actually need clothing. So should your dog be […]

Fuller House has big shoes to fill

Fuller House has big shoes to fill

BY COURTNEY BLOK “A revival of Full House?” You got it dude! ‘90s sitcoms seem to be on the rise, whether it’s old shows being added to Netflix such as Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, rumours of reunions such as Friends, or revivals like Girl Meets World. Netflix has confirmed that Full House will be joining […]

Stresses of being a student landlord

Stresses of being a student landlord

BY COURTNEY BLOK Wet basements, tenant drama and lack of respect – these are just a few of the problems that student landlords could face. Jordon Caldwell, 20, who is in his second-year at Fanshawe College in London, lived in residence for the first semester, but after not having the best experience he and his […]

Just a spoonful of sugar: How many do you down in a day?

Just a spoonful of sugar: How many do you down in a day?

BY COURTNEY BLOK Waking up and having a coffee every day is part of many people’s routines, but what about  eating a lot of teaspoons of sugar first thing in the morning? A Statistics Canada report on sugar consumption found that one in every five calories that Canadians consume comes from sugar. The 2004 report […]

Photographers reach for the rooftops

Photographers reach for the rooftops

BY COURTNEY BLOK City skylines, bright blurred lights in the night, and hundreds of feet stretched out below you. Dangling your legs off the edge of a skyscraper to face your fear of heights is not ideal for everyone, but for Alanna Swan it worked. Swan, a third-year Advertising and Marketing Communications student at Sheridan, […]

Sheridan student helps bring next generation of Lion King to life

Sheridan student helps bring next generation of Lion King to life

STORY BY COURTNEY BLOK After working behind the scenes, making his favourite Disney characters come back to life, Samuel Morin now has the fulfilling experience of seeing his work on TV. Morin, a third-year Animation student at Sheridan, worked on The Lion King reboot, which premiered as a film in the past year. He also worked […]

Killing them softly with your face

Killing them softly with your face

STORY BY COURTNEY BLOK AND NICOLE CALHAU Do you know the story behind the makeup you applied to your face today? According to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), cruel tests are forced on millions of animals every year in the cosmetic industry. PETA says hundreds of thousands of those animals die as […]

Sheridan clubs show their spooky school spirit

Sheridan clubs show their spooky school spirit

STORY BY COURTNEY BLOK Sheridan College clubs showed off their Halloween spirit at the annual club fair in Union Square at Trafalgar Campus. With tables covered with caution tape and cobwebs, many of Sheridan’s clubs gathered on Oct. 13 and 14, to promote their clubs. “If they are interested in getting more members it’s a […]

Domestic violence awareness : Tales of abuse

Domestic violence awareness : Tales of abuse

STORY BY COURTNEY BLOK “I love you. I can love you like nobody else could. If I can’t have you, nobody can have you.” They are words a victim in an abusive relationship will commonly hear. Potentially dangerous words. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, with experts explaining that what can start as a loving relationship sometimes […]

Fighting back to survive

Fighting back to survive

STORY BY COURTNEY BLOK You don’t have to fight back with fists. When we hears the words “self defence” we usually think about physically taking on an attacker. That is not always the case. Deb Chard from Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence, explains that you don’t always need to physically fight back. “In Wen-Do Women’s Self […]

Oakville celebrates diversity at annual Culture Days

Oakville celebrates diversity at annual Culture Days

  STORY BY COURTNEY BLOK AND CAMILLE GUSHWAY With music playing, kids running everywhere and a hall filled with arts and crafts, this years’ Culture Days didn’t fall short of its title. The Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre celebrated its 6th annual Culture Days event on September 26. The event was created to celebrate […]

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