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Participation in Earth Hour declining

Participation in Earth Hour declining

BY MARK ELGIE On Saturday March 19 at 8:30 p.m., people all over the world turned off lights in their homes and businesses for an hour to conserve power. This annual global event, which occurs in March, is known as Earth Hour. It got off to a strong start in Sydney, Australia in 2007. However, […]

Lunch n’ Learn informs Sheridan about invasive species

Lunch n’ Learn informs Sheridan about invasive species

BY MARK ELGIE Students and staff were invited to bring their lunch and learn about invasive species Tuesday, March 15. The event, hosted by the Office of Sustainability and featuring the Ontario Invasive Plant Council’s Colin Cassin as speaker, touched on invasive plants and insects, and how they can be identified. Not all invasive species […]

Communities unite at Trafalgar drum circle

Communities unite at Trafalgar drum circle

BY MARK ELGIE The sound of drumbeats. The smells of sage and sweetgrass smudge sticks. Samosas, spring rolls, naan, and various other food items gracing a table in the corner near the bar. This was the atmosphere in the Marquee on the night of Feb. 11, for the Universal Drum Circle. That night marked the […]

Three guys and a birding film

Three guys and a birding film

BY MARK ELGIE It is said that birds of a feather flock together. Now, thanks to The Birder, it can also be said that birds of a feather plot revenge together. Three years after its release, The Birder was shown to Sheridan faculty and students in a special film screening in the SCAET building on […]

Star Wars: The Next Generation

Star Wars: The Next Generation

REVIEW BY MARK ELGIE A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away . . . A Star Destroyer crosses the screen, chasing an unassuming looking spacecraft harbouring an important figure in the resistance. Before she is captured, she manages to entrust some vital information to an astromech droid by the name of R2-D2, […]

Visual Merchandising show-and-tell

Visual Merchandising show-and-tell

STORY AND PHOTOS BY MARK ELGIE They began moving tables, chairs, and setting up stands near the Second Cup in SCAET wing on Friday, Jan. 15. It wasn’t long until people gathered to see what all the fuss was about. It was a showcase hosted by Sheridan’s Visual Merchandising Arts program, where students of the […]

Remembrance Through Roses

Remembrance Through Roses

STORY BY MARK ELGIE THINGLINK BY MICHAEL MELRO Sunday, Dec. 6 marked the anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique Massacre. It was 26 years ago that Marc Lepine entered the institution armed with a rifle and a hunting knife, and killed 14 women. “I think for a lot of students who come to Sheridan today, they […]

Christmas in Illustrations

Christmas in Illustrations

STORY BY MARK ELGIE Graduating students of Sheridan’s Illustration program helped ring in the Christmas season through their holiday card sale last week. The public was able to pick from eight different designs illustrated by those graduating from the Bachelor of Illustration program. “Each design is the work of an individual fourth-year student showcasing an […]

Waxing Poetic in the 905 Region

Waxing Poetic in the 905 Region

STORY BY MARK ELGIE From those up on stage comes poetry, hip-hop, strumming on acoustic guitar. From those in the audience, laughter, or sometimes silence. Every act at the 905 Road Show, however, was followed with applause. The 905 Road Show, a group of artists who travel around the 905 region, stopped at Davis Campus […]

Sheridan Zine Fest: A glimpse into the proceedings

Sheridan Zine Fest: A glimpse into the proceedings

STORY BY MARK ELGIE Zines were viewed, bought, and traded at the Sheridan Zine Festival. Zines are small publications that people make and put out to promote themselves, promote their hobby, put their portfolio on display, etc. The Zine Festival took place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday.  Click on the interactive image […]

Repair Cafe: From idea to Reality

Repair Cafe: From idea to Reality

STORY BY MARK ELGIE

Creating a board game from scratch

Creating a board game from scratch

STORY & VIDEO BY MARK ELGIE They love games, and that is why they jam. At its third game jam, participants at Sheridan’s Paper Bag Jam were tasked with making a non-digital game in 24 hours. In the previous two events held at Sheridan, both the public and students alike could make both board games […]

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