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Are you covered?

Are you covered?

INFOGRAPHIC BY DYLAN PAISLEY The Sheridan Student Union Health and Dental Plan is the health insurance that is included in your tuition. This infographic shows important information, like a summary of what is covered by the plan, how much it costs per year and the last day students can opt out. For more information on […]

Only days remain to opt-out of SU healthcare plan

Only days remain to opt-out of SU healthcare plan

STORY BY ALEC WHEELER Sheridan students don’t have to be covered under the school’s healthcare plan, according to the Student Union president. Sheridan College currently has an “Opt Out” program for the healthcare plan that is automatically included in all of Sheridan Colleges’ student fees. Unlike most of the fees, however, the medical insurance, which […]

This year’s Terry Fox Run holds special meaning for Sheridan

This year’s Terry Fox Run holds special meaning for Sheridan

STORY BY RENEE LALONDE One man, one leg, and 143 days of running: the legacy of Terry Fox’s journey lives on through the Terry Fox Run and an upcoming folk musical about him. This year Oakville holds its 33rd run and, for the first time, Sheridan College will have a team  taking part in the […]

Sheridan wireless density project still up in the air

Sheridan wireless density project still up in the air

STORY BY ANTHONY MUCCILLI INFOGRAPHIC BY MATT LOWE Last year, Sheridan College began efforts to improve the wireless systems throughout its three campuses. Dubbed the Wireless Density Project, its aim is to increase the number of access points for phones, laptops and tablets throughout the campus. Since last December, the number of access points placed […]

Mental Illness: You are not alone

Mental Illness: You are not alone

INFOGRAPHIC BY STEF CASERTA Studies show thousands of people throughout Ontario suffer with mental illness and one in four post-secondary students have considered suicide as a way out. Below is an infographic that outlines how heavily mental health disorders weigh in on the lives of individuals throughout the province and the resources available to those […]

Textbooks a costly investment for students

PHOTOS AND STORY BY TAYLOR SHAPPERT How much did you pay for textbooks this semester? Chances are it was a lot. If Computer Organization & Architecture, 9th edition is one of your required course materials, you’re looking at a $230.75 bill for a new copy at the Sheridan bookstore. Or $173.25 for a used one. […]

Exercise your way to the top

Exercise your way to the top

STORY BY PAIGE GALEA Sheridan students can now say no to expensive gym memberships and sign up for one of Sheridans’ on-campus classes for $30. Sheridan College has a variety of activities available on campus, including Intramural and extramural sports, co-ed fitness, zumba,  Pilates,  yoga, squash, badminton and rock climbing at $30 for 10 classes. For every additional […]

Happy 10th birthday SERC!

Happy 10th birthday SERC!

STORY BY DONTEI WYNTER Treating older people with respect is the key to making the world a friendlier place, an aging expert told a crowd at Sheridan College last Friday. The Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC) celebrated its 10th anniversary with guest speaker Dr. Alexandre Kalache, who gave a lecture on aging. Forty years ago, […]

5-Drive In wants to be part of the change

STORY AND PHOTOS BY DANA MIELE Oakville’s historic 5-Drive In wants its patrons to recycle electronics in exchange for a free movie. Ontario Electric Stewardship, a not-for-profit organization run by industry insiders, has put on more than 300 Recycle Your Electronics events in the past year. “We have almost 3,000 collections sites across the province all the […]

Back to school

Back to school

PHOTOS BY TAYLOR SHAPPERT School has started again and Sheridan is bustling with activity. Here’s a glimpse into what’s going on in our daily Sheridan lives during the first week of school.      

LIVE EVENT: Thugli @ Sheridan College – Tuesday, September 10 @1:00PM

LIVE EVENT: Thugli @ Sheridan College – Tuesday, September 10 @1:00PM

LIVE EVENT COVERED BY NICHOLAS OLSEN Red Bull has created a fully mobile concert stage capable of taking the show anywhere. They have taken a vintage 1960s GM transit bus and loaded it with a transforming body, powerful generators, and an incredible sound system. This Tuesday at 1pm, Red Bull’s tour bus will be holding […]