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Depression hits everybody

Depression hits everybody

With depression hurting millions of Canadians, Sheridan Sun reporter Michael Rodrigues looks into the lives of people who have battled the illness and have had their families hurt by it. Depression can knock its victims on the ground and cause everyday tasks such as getting out of bed and showering to become battles within ones […]

Student’s line up for pawsitive reinforcement

Student’s line up for pawsitive reinforcement

STORY BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES With exams and final projects lurking over the shoulders of students, how are they suppose to relax? A beer? A cigarette? On Tuesday, about 100 students at Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus were given a healthier option – therapy dogs. Therapy dogs are used in retirement homes, hospitals and schools to help people […]

Sheridan beta-tests new intramural e-sport

Sheridan beta-tests new intramural e-sport

VIDEO BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES On Friday Nov 20. students and faculty of Sheridan College gathered at the college’s Davis Campus, to compete in the beta test for the first ever League of Legends Intramural. With League of Legends becoming one of the most popular video games in the world, Sheridan thought it would be a […]

After sexual assault, when should women come forward?

After sexual assault, when should women come forward?

With allegations surfacing against celebrities Bill Cosby and Jian Ghomeshi, Sheridan Sun reporters Michael Rodrigues and Robert Sgotto look at how women share their stories with the world. Should the victims try to keep it a hushed court case? Is that even possible with today’s technology? Or is going public a better way to get […]

Emmy-nominated grads share work experience with students

Emmy-nominated grads share work experience with students

STORY BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES For the first time, Sheridan alumni and Emmy-nominated animators from Guru Studio came to enlighten animation students about the life of an animator. Last week, representatives gave a presentation about their studio and the message they wanted to share with students. “You just have to believe in what you’re creating and […]

Hockey to help the homeless

Hockey to help the homeless

COVERAGE BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES On Friday Nov 14 the Sheridan Sun will be covering the Hockey Helps the Homeless tournament in Markham. The event will bring together Toronto Maple Leaf and Montreal Canadian alumni with the goal of raising money to help the homeless in the Greater Toronto Area. Hockey Helps the Homeless goes across […]

Raising alert against diabetes

Raising alert against diabetes

STORY BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES With millions of Canadians suffering from diabetes, healthcare professionals are worried that young adults are not taking the time to care for their health. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the Halton Diabetes Program will be providing an information booth for the students and faculty of Sheridan College. On Nov. […]

Sheridan’s waste audit digs deep

Sheridan’s waste audit digs deep

STORY BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES A Tim Hortons coffee cup. Is it mixed recycling? Does it belong in organics? Or does it belong with the other trash? On Oct. 16, Sheridan’s Office for Sustainability conducted its first waste audit since April 2013. With the intention of finding ways Sheridan College can reduce the amount of waste […]

Breast Cancer: a look at cases in men and women

Breast Cancer: a look at cases in men and women

INFOGRAPHIC BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES With October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Canada, the Sheridan Sun decided to look at a few key differences in breast cancer between men and women. While 99% of cases of breast cancer are female, men are still at risk of getting breast cancer. Sources: www.cbcf.org www.cancer.ca http://www.bcsc.ca/ http://www.runforthecure.com

E-sports: The growing culture

E-sports: The growing culture

STORY AND INFOGRAPHIC BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES AND ROBERT SGOTTO Professional gamers have been given the nod from the U.S. government. Last year, Washington granted professional e-sports players athletic visas that will allow foreign competitors to easily enter the country for tournaments. But for a league that calls itself e-sports, is it really a sport? Over […]

Blizzard blows out Warcraft beta test

Blizzard blows out Warcraft beta test

STORY BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES For the first time in two years, Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft will be getting a revamp in the upcoming expansion, Warlords of Draenor.  World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor will be the fifth expansion to come out under the World of Warcraft title. The expansion currently has a North American […]

New “rez” problems are starting to getting fixed

New “rez” problems are starting to getting fixed

STORY AND PHOTO BY MICHAEL RODRIGUES Residents are still divided on the new residence building at Trafalgar Campus. The new residence has been a hot topic since it opened in the fall, when students found problems including, missing appliances, broken plumbing and the roar of trucks in the dead of night. Back in September the […]

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