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Run Timmy, Run!

Run Timmy, Run!

STORY AND PHOTOS BY RENÉE LALONDE Business is about supply and demand and successful entrepreneurs identify what a community needs and deliver the goods. Every morning Sheridan is flooded with sleep-deprived zombies in search of their next fix and the lineups at the coffee kiosks on campus certainly aren’t getting shorter. A solution has been […]

We Days inspire youth across Canada and the U.S.

We Days inspire youth across Canada and the U.S.

STORIFY BY OSCAR IMMEL We Day is an annual event that is sanctioned by the Free the Children charity. It takes place in major cities across Canada and the U.S and is meant to be a motivational event that empowers youth. It encourages young people to take action and raise awareness to create positive change […]

Mississauga hosts its first Brony convention

Mississauga hosts its first Brony convention

STORY, PHOTOS & VIDEO BY DYLAN PAISLEY The first ever Toronto-based Brony convention was held at Mississauga Hilton last weekend. A Brony is an adult male fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Clip taken from BronyDoc The convention was two days of Coplay, panels, games and even a rave.  It also included the Travelling […]

Peers mentor students for smoke-free schools

Peers mentor students for smoke-free schools

STORY BY ANTHONY MUCCILLI Students helping students is the method Leave the Pack Behind is using to help smokers at Ontario colleges and universities butt out. To begin the quitting process, students go to their campus’ health centre, and ask for LTPB’s literature. Included in the pack are two mini-booklets that help the reader examine […]

H&M wants all your old clothes

H&M wants all your old clothes

    STORY BY PAIGE GALEA Are your closets overflowing with old clothes? Those clothes can save you some money. H&M stores want all your torn or stained clothes, any condition and whatever brand. With every bag of clothes donated to H&M, you will receive a $5 gift card toward your next purchase of $30. […]

Three days, no phone – anxiety ensues

Three days, no phone – anxiety ensues

STORY, PHOTOS AND INFOGRAPHIC BY JESSICA BEAULIEU It’s been said that the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Jessica Beaulieu and I’m a nomophobe. Nomophobia is the term coined by social scientists in the U.K., after conducting a study on cell phone usage, which refers […]

Highs and lows, what’s your blood sugar level?

Highs and lows, what’s your blood sugar level?

STORY BY MATTHEW LOWE The Halton Diabetes Program took readings of students’ blood in the B wing and educated them on diabetes last Thursday. Diabetics cannot produce insulin to stabilize their blood sugar levels. There are two categories of diabetes: type 1and type 2. “Type 1 usually hits a person much younger in life, children […]

Look your best with this seasons latest looks

Look your best with this seasons latest looks

STORY BY ANTONIA SALAPIC Sequins, fur and metallics are a few of the most popular holiday looks that are rocking the runway this season. “This holiday season we are mostly looking at a lot of sequins, metallic and plaid,” said Toronto fashion expert Lily Milosh. “Leather accents, lace and animals prints are also some of […]

Gamers earn cash through competitive video games

Gamers earn cash through competitive video games

STORY BY PAUL WOODLEY PHOTOS BY PAUL WOODLEY AND SPLASH MODEL MARKETING Thumb jockeys are making hard-earned money by playing the video games they love. Gamers like Kyle Reynolds, a student at York University, and a Splash Brand Ambassador for Sony, won $10,000 at the Varsity Challenge Tour through Virgin Gaming in Toronto, last month. […]

New breed discovered: locavores

New breed discovered: locavores

STORY AND PHOTOS BY TAYLOR SHAPPERT It’s 8 a.m. Where did your breakfast come from? Sheridan student Shayne Asmundson had a Tim Hortons breakfast sandwich, which costs about $3.00 and could originate from far from the restaurant. Author Sarah Elton thinks a responsible meal choice would be buying local, sustainably grown produce. She will be […]

The 91st Royal Winter Fair

The 91st Royal Winter Fair

PHOTOS BY DANA MIELE The 91st Royal Winter Fair began this weekend at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) and will continue to bring Toronto the best of its agricultural delights until next Sunday. The largest trade-based fair in Canada has something for everyone. There is wine, food and livestock. The entertainment brings out hundreds of […]

Marc Jacobs to exit at Louis Vuitton; Nicholas Ghesquire named successor

Marc Jacobs to exit at Louis Vuitton; Nicholas Ghesquire named successor

STORY BY JESSICA WEINGARTEN A major influence in the fashion industry, Marc Jacobs announced last month that he would be stepping down as creative director of Louis Vuitton after 16 years with the brand. His resignation was fuelled by his desire to focus on his own namesake lines, Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs. […]